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;
  • Publisher: Budapest University of Technology
  • Journal: volume 13, issue 2, pages 97-108issn: 1788618X
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  • 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