"Feathers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Feathers" by people in Profiles.
Pittman HT, Bowerman WW, Grim LH, Grubb TG, Bridges WC. Using nestling feathers to assess spatial and temporal concentrations of mercury in bald eagles at Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, USA. Ecotoxicology. 2011 Oct; 20(7):1626-35.
Song HK, Carver WE, Sawyer RH. Pattern formation in chick feather development: distribution of beta 1-integrin in normal and scaleless embryos. Dev Dyn. 1994 Jun; 200(2):129-43.