Which One of following Proteins is Present in Human Hair and Nails?

  • Oxytocin
  • Keratin
  • Vasopressin
  • Trypsin
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 4th May 2015 in Biology.
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    Keratin Protein is present in human hair and nails.

    Keratin is a fibrous structural protein and making up the outer layer of human skin. It is the key structural component of the hair and nail. It is find in horns, nails, claws, and hooves of animals.

    Keratin are two types—

    A .α-Keratin: It is found in horns and claws of animals.

    B. β-Keratin: It is found in nails, feather, beaks and claws of the birds.


    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 5th May 2015.
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