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Chapter 15, Problem 21E
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Explain why allowing hair to dry in curlers results in curled hair.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The statement “allowing hair to dry in curlers results in curled hair” is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Amino acid is a sequence of a protein. It is an organic compound containing carboxyl (COOH) and amino (NH2) functional groups. The main elements of amino acids are carbon (C), hydrogen (H), oxygen (O) and nitrogen (N). One or more long chain of amino acid residue is present in the protein.

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Interference with a hydrogen bond between protein chains is caused by wet hair. Protein chain is present in hair coils and therefore, wet hair is longer and straighter than dry hair...

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