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Camel hair. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) showing the structure of hairs from a bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus). The outside of the hair, the cuticle, is covered in overlapping scales of dead cells containing the protein keratin. Magnification: x1320 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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