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Descriptions of Keratin

Keratin : family of cystine-rich proteins that tend to aggregate in side-to- side fashion, forming tough filaments or sheets; main constituent of intermediate filaments in epidermal tissues.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Keratin

Keratin: Keratin is a type of protein makes up the epidermis, hair and nails. Keratin is produced by epidermal cells. Conditions that can afflict the keratin include ichthyosis bullosa of Siemens and monilethrix.

Closely Related Organs: Keratin

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Keratin

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Sub Parts: Keratin

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Keratin

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