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Horn (anatomy)

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A horn is a pointed projection on the head of various animals consisting of a covering of keratin and other proteins surrounding a core of live bone. In mammals ...

Antler dog chew contains rich amount of protein, calcium ...

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Antler chew contains rich amount of protein, calcium and phosphorus. ... Antlers are unique to the deer family and are composed of a bone-like material which ...

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  ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Health Facts: Deer Antler Velvet. - Bodybuilding.com

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Mar 31, 2016 ... Most deer antler velvet sold as a dietary supplement comes from Korea or Australia. ... During puberty, HGH levels determine height and bone size. ... IGF-1 is a protein hormone similar in molecular structure to insulin.

Amazing Antlers:, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

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Antlers are temporary projections of bone grown and shed each year. ... to grow antlers, a process that requires a substantial amount of protein and minerals.

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

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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  ...

Antlers vs. Horns | Fossil Rim Blog

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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 ...