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
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.
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 ...
The antlers are removed from the animal before they solidify into solid bone, and
the velvet ... IGF-1 is a protein hormone similar in molecular structure to insulin.
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 ...
Previously we isolated a bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP-4) cDNA from
human prostate cancer cells and found that the 5′ noncoding exon 1 of this
Bone and antler can be used in their natural form, or polished with sand and ...
excess moisture, which leads to swelling of the protein portion and promotes ...
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, ...
Velvet Antler (usually from deer) is crushed antler that is orally consumed for ...
may potentially have a role in fracture/bone healing rates, anti-additive properties
, .... The crude protein fragment appears to be around 32.8% of the weight, with ...