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  • n. Plural form of keratin.


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  • The alpha helical secondary structure is common in keratins, which is the fibrous structural protein: hair, feather, and toe nails.

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  • The luminal keratins KRT8 and KRT18 were always strongly expressed (Table S3).

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  • Further analysis using 2D western blots, followed by peptide mass fingerprinting, identified several keratins as targets.

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  • Thus, the results of our study indicate that autoantibodies in Scurfy mice and patients with IPEX target keratins.

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  • TECs, which exhibited fluorescence intensities 5% above the mean fluorescent background for K5 and K8 and co-expressing both keratins, are colored blue using the Zeiss LSM image analysis software.

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  • It is made of keratins which are a type of proteins.

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  • APC also colocalized with keratins and remained associated with IF proteins throughout a sequential extraction procedure.

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  • McGowan K, Coulombe PA (1998) The wound repair-associated keratins 6, 16, and 17.

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  • Others performed procedures that led to contamination by a protein called BSA, which is often used during the calibration of the equipment; a number picked up keratins from human skin contaminants or the trypsin used in sample processing.

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  • The root of the hair, also known as the hair follicle, produces the hair fiber which is made up of hair keratins (fine, fiber-like structures packed very tightly together and wrapped on the outside with a very hard outer cuticle).

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