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Chitosan

Known as: Chitosan [Chemical/Ingredient], Poliglusam, chitosans 
Deacetylated CHITIN, a linear polysaccharide of deacetylated beta-1,4-D-glucosamine. It is used in HYDROGEL and to treat WOUNDS.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
This review outlines the new developments on chitosan-based bioapplications. Over the last decade, functional biomaterials… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Hydrogels are high-water content materials prepared from cross-linked polymers that are able to provide sustained, local delivery… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Owing to its high biodegradability, and nontoxicity and antimicrobial properties, chitosan is widely-used as an antimicrobial… 
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Abstract Chitin and chitosan (CS) are biopolymers having immense structural possibilities for chemical and mechanical… 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Current tissue engineering strategies are focused on the restoration of pathologically altered tissue architecture by… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Chitin and chitosan are considerably versatile and promising biomaterials. The deacetylated chitin derivative, chitosan is more… 
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Chitosan, a hydrophilic biopolymer industrially obtained by N-deacetylation of chitin, can be applied as an antimicrobial agent… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Chitin, extracted primarily from shellfish sources, is a unique biopolymer based on the N-acetyl-glucosamine monomer. More than… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Antibacterial activities of six chitosans and six chitosan oligomers with different molecular weights (Mws) were examined against… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The wide array of tissue engineering applications exacerbates the need for biodegradable materials with broad potential. Chitosan…