A horn is a permanent pointed projection on the head of various animals
consisting of a covering of keratin and other proteins surrounding a core of live
Early in their development, antlers have high water and protein content. ... As
antlers near the end of the growing process, spongy bone in their outer edges is
In the first month after casting, antlers grow ... mRNA and protein are highly
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1995 Aug 22;1263(2):163-8. Deer antler tissue contains
two types of bone morphogenetic protein 4 mRNA transcripts. Feng JQ(1), Chen
Deer need both protein and minerals to grow their antlers. This is in contrast to
horned animals whose horns are made of keratin (like fingernails), who do not ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Keratin is the same protein that fingernails and hair are comprised of. A horn's
core consists of live bone, unlike the dead bone of a fully-grown ...
Pet chew treats - deer antlers, dog bones, dog chews, rawhide dog bones, ... a
sensitive digestive system, disturbed by the fat and protein in rawhide chews.
Shock Study: Link Between Deer Antlers And Osteoporosis Discovered. Today, I
will let you .... Bone is 1/3 minerals, 1/3 water and 1/3 protein. In seniors, due to ...
Dec 18, 2013 ... Results show that the NCP–fibril interfaces in antler bone are weak, which ... The
NCP region is amorphous and includes a number of proteins, ...
Jun 16, 2015 ... Bone vs keratin, branched vs unbranched, shed vs permanent. ... Developing
antlers have a high water and protein content and a soft, hair-like ...