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TitleHair keratin molecular dynamics studies
Author(s)Antunes, Egipto
Cruz, Célia F.
Azóia, Nuno G.
Cavaco-Paulo, Artur
Issue date6-Jul-2017
CitationAntunes, Egipto; Cruz, Célia F.; Azoia, Nuno G.; Cavaco-Paulo, Artur, Hair keratin molecular dynamics studies. Book of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017. Braga, 6 July, 49, 2017. ISBN: 978-989-97478-8-3
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] The keratin is a key element of the hair, nails and skin in vertebrates. Understand the keratin features such its assembling in the mentioned structures, its interactions with some compounds or mechanical properties is of great interest in the fight against some diseases or in the development and optimization of cosmetic products. Although molecular dynamics (MD) simulations provides unique information at molecular level in a dynamic way, there are only a few studies using this technique on the study of keratin. This is likely the result of the nonexistence of full length keratin crystallographic model. In the few published works the authors had to design and build the computational keratin model to perform the simulations of interest. [...]
TypeAbstract
DescriptionBook of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/54813
ISBN978-989-97478-8-3
Publisher versionhttps://www.ceb.uminho.pt/Events/Details/3180
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CEB - Resumos em Livros de Atas / Abstracts in Proceedings

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