beta-Keratins

Known as: beta-Keratins [Chemical/Ingredient], beta Keratins, beta Keratin 
Keratins that form into a beta-pleated sheet structure. They are principle constituents of the corneous material of the carapace and plastron of… (More)
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2009
2009
The non-iridescent structural colours of avian feather barbs are produced by coherent light scattering from amorphous (i.e. quasi… (More)
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2009
2009
Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of three beta-keratins of Nile crocodile scales are presented. Using 5'- and 3'-RACE… (More)
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2007
2007
Snake scales contain specialized hard keratins (beta-keratins) and alpha- or cyto-keratins in their epidermis. The number… (More)
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2007
2007
Typical bulk adhesives are characterized by soft, tacky materials with elastic moduli well below 1MPa. Geckos possess subdigital… (More)
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2007
2007
The epidermis of scales of gecko lizards comprises alpha- and beta-keratins. Using bidimensional electrophoresis and… (More)
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2006
2006
Beta-keratins constitute most of the corneous material of carapace and plastron of turtles. The production of beta-keratin in the… (More)
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2003
2003
The feathers of birds develop from embryonic epidermal lineages that differentiate during outgrowth of the feather germ… (More)
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2003
2003
Feathers are composed of a structure that, whilst being very light, is able to withstand the large aerodynamic forces exerted… (More)
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2002
2002
Beta (beta) keratins are present only in the avian and reptilian epidermises. Although much is known about the biochemistry and… (More)
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1999
1999
We report small fibrous structures associated with a new specimen of Shuvuuia deserti, which we hypothesize are remnants of… (More)
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