Is bat immunity caused by keratin structures?

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  1. Oztinato profile image69
    Oztinatoposted 4 years ago

    Is bat immunity caused by keratin structures?

    Do the larger than normal external keratin based structures of bats (ie large wings plus fur) account for the bats greater ability to eliminate toxins and therefore assist to create greater immunity?

  2. Snøwman profile image61
    Snøwmanposted 4 years ago

    Bats' body temperatures are higher than humans. Their natural body temperature is like they have a fever. This makes them able to fight off diseases quickly. The large wings and fur might also help too, but I don't know.

    1. Oztinato profile image69
      Oztinatoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for that fact.
      Would it be wrong of me to direct you to my hub on biological mysteries?
      Every time I observe odd things happening regarding immunity it seems keratin is connected.

    2. Snøwman profile image61
      Snøwmanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would read that hub, just post a link in your next comment.

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      Oztinatoposted 4 years agoin reply to this
 
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