Chitin

Known as: Chitin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A linear polysaccharide of beta-1->4 linked units of ACETYLGLUCOSAMINE. It is the second most abundant biopolymer on earth, found especially in… (More)

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Chitin is a major molecular pattern for various fungi, and its fragments, chitin oligosaccharides, are known to induce various… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Chitin and chitosan are considerably versatile and promising biomaterials. The deacetylated chitin derivative, chitosan is more… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chitin, a polymer of N-acetyl-d-glucosamine, is found in fungal cell walls but not in plants. Plant cells can perceive chitin… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Chitin is a major component of fungal cell walls and serves as a microbe-associated molecular pattern (MAMP) for the detection of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Allergic and parasitic worm immunity is characterized by infiltration of tissues with interleukin (IL)-4- and IL-13-expressing… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Chitin is a major component of fungal cell walls and serves as a molecular pattern for the recognition of potential pathogens in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The mosaic-structured Vibrio cholerae genome points to the importance of horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in the evolution of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Chitin, an insoluble polymer of GlcNAc, is an abundant source of carbon, nitrogen, and energy for marine microorganisms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Just before bud emergence, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell forms a ring of chitin in its cell wall; this ring remains at the base… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Agar media made with 0.4% colloidal chitin plus mineral salts and adjusted to pH 8.0 was superior to four other commonly used… (More)
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