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What is the function of keratin?

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They are the fibrous structural protein of hair, nails, horn, hoofs, wool, feathers, and of the epithelial cells

Keratin is an extremely strong protein which is a major component in skin, hair, nails, hooves, horns, and teeth.


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Keratin is a protein used by numerous groups of animals as a structural element, and is a classic example of a fibrous protein.

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