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Feathers

Known as: Feather, feathered, feathering 
Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Many studies have shown how pigments and internal nanostructures generate color in nature. External surface structures can also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Feathers are complex integumentary appendages of birds and some other theropod dinosaurs. They are frequently coloured and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Tartrazine, a yellow menace, is widely being used in cosmetics, foodstuffs, medicines and textile. It is carcinogenic and also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Erythrosine is a popular dye that is widely used in cosmetics, foodstuffs, medicines, and textiles. It is highly toxic to mankind… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • A. Mittal
  • Journal of hazardous materials
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 39286637
The paper includes meticulous utilization of hen feather as potential adsorbent to remove a hazardous triphenylmethane dye… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Using measurements of naturally occurring stable isotopes to reconstruct diets or source of feeding requires quantifying isotopic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We report the mechanism of color production in peacock feathers. We find that the cortex in differently colored barbules, which… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
By switching great skuas Catharacta skua from one isotopically distinct diet to another, we measured diet‐tissue discrimination… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Current controversy over the origin and early evolution of birds centres on whether or not they are derived from coelurosaurian… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract Recent studies have shown that stable hydrogen isotope ratios (δD) in the tissues of animals often correlate with δD of… Expand
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