Hair Research pp 140-145 | Cite as

Human Hair Pigment: A Mild Isolation Procedure and a Method for Characterization

  • N. Goetz
  • J. C. Arnaud
  • P. Boré
Conference paper

Abstract

The first difficulty in beginning a study of hair pigment is to isolate the pigment from the keratin matrix without altering its chemical structure. Our isolation method differs from that of others in that we digest hair enzymatically.

Keywords

Hydrolysis Phenol Dopamine Pyrolysis Enzymatic Degradation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Goetz
    • 1
  • J. C. Arnaud
    • 1
  • P. Boré
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoires de Recherches L’OréalAulnay sous BoisFrance

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