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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
2015
Review
2015
This review describes the most common methods for recovery of chitin from marine organisms. In depth, both enzymatic and chemical… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Review
2009
Review
2009
Chitin and its deacetylated derivative chitosan are natural polymers composed of randomly distributed � -(1-4)- linked D… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
  • G. Crini
  • Bioresource Technology
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 45491377
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
Chitosan, a hydrophilic biopolymer industrially obtained by N-deacetylation of chitin, can be applied as an antimicrobial agent… 
Review
2003
Review
1998
Review
1998
  • L. Illum
  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 21911730
Chitosan has been investigated as an excipient in the pharmaceutical industry, to be used in direct tablet compression, as a… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
The aim of this review is to give an insight into the many potential applications of chitosan as a pharmaceutical drug carrier… 
Review
1990
Review
1990
Chitosan [a (1----4) 2-amino-2-deoxy-beta-D-Glucan] is a unique polysaccharide derived from chitin. Several attempts have been…