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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
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
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
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
Review
2002
Review
2002
Progress on the evolutionary origin and diversification of feathers has been hampered by conceptual problems and by the lack of… Expand
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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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A feather-degrading culture was enriched with isolates from a poultry waste digestor and adapted to grow with feathers as its… Expand