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Research Article

Characterization of Thermo- and Detergent Stable Antigenic Glycosylated Cysteine Protease of Euphorbia nivulia Buch.-Ham. and Evaluation of Its Ecofriendly Applications

Figure 4

Dehairing of rat hide. Hematoxylin and eosin staining skin sections from (a) control without treatment; (c) partially dehaired pelts of enzymatic process after 12 h, and (e) dehaired pelts of enzymatic process after 18 h incubation with CCP. Rat hide images from (b) control without treatment; (d) after 12 h incubation with CCP; and (f) after 18 h incubation with CCP. E.D.: epidermis; H.S.: hair shaft; H.F.: hair follicles; G.S.: glandular structure; H.B.: hair bulb; D.H.B.: degraded hair bulb; D.E.D.: degraded epidermis; and E.H.F.: empty hair follicles. D.H.F.: degraded hair follicles.

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