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Keratin


Baleen Plates
Baleen Plates


Keratins are a family of tough, structural proteins, and various types of keratins can be found within a single animal.



Keratins are the main constituent of structures that grow from the skin such as hair, horns, nails, claws, hooves, scales, shells, feathers, beaks and baleen.



Also see:
Horn
Baleen

 


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