Chitin purification from shrimp wastes by microbial deproteination and decalcification

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Chitin was purified from Penaeus monodon and Crangon crangon shells using a two-stage fermentation process with anaerobic deproteination followed by decalcification through homofermentative lactic acid fermentation. Deproteinating enrichment cultures from sewage sludge and ground meat (GM) were used with a proteolytic activity of 59 and 61 mg N l−1 h−1 with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-008-1471-9

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@article{Xu2008ChitinPF, title={Chitin purification from shrimp wastes by microbial deproteination and decalcification}, author={Yaoqi Xu and Claudia Gallert and Josef Winter}, journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology}, year={2008}, volume={79}, pages={687-697} }