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Antiparasite Activity of Chitosan

@inproceedings{SalahTazdat2015AntiparasiteAO,
  title={Antiparasite Activity of Chitosan},
  author={Rym Salah-Tazda{\"i}t and Djaber Tazda{\"i}t and Z. Harrat and N. Eddaikra and N. Abdi and N. Mameri},
  year={2015}
}
Chitin, which after cellulose is the most abundant polysaccharide in nature, is found especially in the structure of the shell of crustacean, cuticles of insects and cell walls of fungi. Chitin is a linear polysaccharide joined by β-(1,4)-linked N-acetylglucosamine units. Chitosan is obtained by the thermochemical deacetylation of chitin in the presence of alkali and naturally it occurs only in certain fungi (Mucoraceae). It has been proved to be biologically renewable, biodegradable… Expand
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