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Keywords: biological materials
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (3): 479–486.
Published: 1 February 2010
... mechanical properties biomechanics biological materials Keratin is a class of resistant and insoluble fibrous protein with the two distinct groups, namely, α- and β-keratin ( Mercer, 1961 ). The former mainly occurs in the mammalian skins, wools, hoofs and horns, whereas the latter is the chief...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3219–3225.
Published: 15 August 2006
... (e-mail: Broomell@lifesci.ucsb.edu ) 7 6 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 biological materials nonoindentation histidine zinc Like their man-made counterparts, hardened biological materials are tailored to perform given functions. Whether used...
Includes: Supplementary data