eggshell


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eggshell

1. the hard porous protective outer layer of a bird's egg, consisting of calcite and protein
2. a yellowish-white colour
3. (of paint) having a very slight sheen
4. of a yellowish-white colour

eggshell, eggshelling

A semimatte glaze or porcelain enamel surface resembling eggshell in texture; sometimes a defect.
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The two pigments found in the eggshells were protoporphyrin and biliverdin.
No improvement in egg quality as observed in this experiment was unexpected because increased Ca and P utilization by dietary phytase have been reported to improve egg quality, especially for eggshell strength and thickness [20,21].
The chicken eggshell (CE), which serves to protect and provide nutrients to the enclosed embryo is sometimes described as a "natural composite bioceramic", containing organic (50g kg-1) and inorganic (95 g kg-1) phases (Arias et al.
Ultra 2000 is available in flat, eggshell, and semi-gloss, starting at $18.
The above is just part of the of the changes that EggShell Online has introduced with their campaign, and in fact, the firm is gearing up to strengthen its customer care services as well in the meanwhile.
Packard, Packard, and Boardman (1982) analyzed eggshell structure and water relationships in reptile eggs; Feder, Satel, & Gibbs (1982) analyzed the resistance of the eggshell membrane and the mineral layer in oxygen and water diffusion in flexible eggshells of Chelydra serpentine; Kitimasak et al.
Several criminal statutes are relevant to an eggshell audit, the most common being filing a false tax return [IRC section 7206(1)] and tax evasion (IRC section 7201).
With mass spectrometry, Wiemann detected preserved pigments in different layers of the dinosaur's eggshells.
Not only did the eggshell powder with Vitamin D3 improve bone density, it also significantly increased blood calcium levels.
These genes are critical for synthesis of the eggshell, and defects in gene amplification result in eggs with thin, weak eggshells.