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group of highly insoluble fibrous proteins (of high _ helical content) which are found as constituents of the outer layer of vertebrate skin and of skin related structures such as hair, wool, hoof and horn, claws, beaks and feathers. Extracellular keratins are derived from cytokeratins, a large and diverse group of intermediate filament proteins.

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how does soap remove microorganism

i too think that simply soap will just make water better wetter. And the micelles formed engulf the dirt, bacts, proteins etc. And keratins may get removed but nothing that harming. And useful bacteria may get removed. BUt these usefulness is only by means of non-harmingly induced competition ...

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by 2810712
Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:02 am
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Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
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ineternal skeleton

Yes it is :) Oh I have nothing to add :P well i do: microfilaments consits of actin/ intermediate filaments of keratins and microtubuls of tubulin. --> actin filaments are necesseray for and cell movement, tubulin for internal transport and cell division and intermediate filament ...

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by sdekivit
Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ineternal skeleton
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