Recent trends in biological extraction of chitin from marine shell wastes: a review.

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The natural biopolymer chitin and its deacetylated product chitosan are widely used in innumerable applications ranging from biomedicine, pharmaceuticals, food, agriculture and personal care products to environmental sector. The abundant and renewable marine processing wastes are commercially exploited for the extraction of chitin. However, the traditional… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2013.798256

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@article{Kaur2015RecentTI, title={Recent trends in biological extraction of chitin from marine shell wastes: a review.}, author={Surinder Kaur and Gurpreet S Dhillon}, journal={Critical reviews in biotechnology}, year={2015}, volume={35 1}, pages={44-61} }