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Cells Tissues Organs (2005) 178 (4): 204–215.
Published Online: 21 March 2005
... Cornification proteins The epidermis of birds comprises that of scaled and nonscaled areas [Lucas and Stettenheim, 1972; Spearman and Hardy, 1985]. The evolution of the avian integument from the integument of a scaled, archosaurian ancestor may have resulted in a soft epidermis (apterilae) among...