Electron Microscope Studies of the Chemical Reactivity in Keratin Cuticle

DETAILED information about the structure of a cuticular layer of flat overlapping cells, covering animal hairs and wools, is of great technological importance

J. SIKORSKI; W. S. SIMPSON

2006

Scholarcy highlights

  • Electron Microscope Studies of the Chemical Reactivity in Keratin Cuticle
  • DETAILED information about the structure of a cuticular layer of flat overlapping cells, covering animal hairs and wools, is of great technological importance
  • Its ratchet-like character is responsible for the greater frictional resistance to motion in the tip to root than the root to tip direction; and is one of the causes of felting

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