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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… 
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Review
2015
Review
2015
This review describes the most common methods for recovery of chitin from marine organisms. In depth, both enzymatic and chemical… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
Chitin and its deacetylated derivative chitosan are natural polymers composed of randomly distributed � -(1-4)- linked D… 
Highly Cited
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… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
  • K. Kurita
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 23240541
Chitin and chitosan, typical marine polysaccharides as well as abundant biomass resources, are attracting a great deal of… 
Highly Cited
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… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Chitin and chitosan are considerably versatile and promising biomaterials. The deacetylated chitin derivative, chitosan is more… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Of the truly abundant polysaccharides in Nature, only chitin has yet to find utilization in large quantity. Chitin is the second… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Review
1986
Review
1986
Exegi monumentum ael'e perennius. The monument I have built will last longer than bronze. Horace My previous book, "Chitin…