Processing keratin from camel hair and cashmere with ionic liquids

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Y. J. Yang ; D. Ganbat ; P. Aramwit ; A. Bucciarelli ; J. Chen ; C. Migliaresi ; A. Motta (2019)
  • Publisher: Budapest University of Technology
  • Journal: eXPRESS Polymer Letters (issn: 1788-618X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2019.10
  • Subject: Biopolymers, biocomposites | TA401-492 | Animal hairs | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | TP1-1185 | Dissolution | Keratin | Chemical technology | Ionic liquids
    mesheuropmc: macromolecular substances | integumentary system

Keratin, a fibrous protein, that is available from a variety of animal sources as a constituent of hair, nails, horns, hoofs, wool and feathers, has applications in pharmaceutics, cosmetics and as a fertilizer. Like many naturally-derived biomaterials, the intrinsic bio... View more
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