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Horn (anatomy) - Wikipedia

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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 bone.

ADW: Horns and Antlers

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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  ...

DOG BONES - deer antlers chews for dogs

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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.

Antlers vs. Horns | Words On Wildlife

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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 ...

Health Facts: Deer Antler Velvet. - Bodybuilding.com

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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.

What's the difference between horns and antlers? | Discover Wildlife

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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 ...

Deer antler tissue contains two types of bone morphogenetic protein ...

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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 BMP-4 ...

Bone, Antler, Ivory, and Teeth

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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 ...

Nanointerfacial strength between non-collagenous protein and ...

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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 - Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side Effects ...

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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 ...

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Deer antlers are made of true bone that is fed by the covering of velvet.

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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 ...

Deer antlers: a zoological curiosity or the key to understanding ...

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In the first month after casting, antlers grow ... mRNA and protein are highly expressed ...

Are Deer Antlers For Dogs A Good Chew Toy? - Puppy In Training

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Dec 27, 2011 ... In fact, Stetson can chew up a giant pressed rawhide bone in less than 5 ... Antlers are also high in protein, this too can cause stomach upset ...