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Unformatted text preview: Collagen plus calcium phosphate (phosphate storage?) antler is tough, horn is not bone: dont grow into big trees (horn, hoof & hide is keratin, no mineral) enamel is hard bone is a compromise, number are along the strong direction dentine is more isotropic bird bones are the stiffest bones, especially penguin tusks are dentine...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course EGR 101 taught by Professor K during the Spring '08 term at UMass Dartmouth.
- Spring '08