|Related Categories||Chitosan, Chitosan and Chitin, Chitosans (Animal Origin), Materials Science, Natural Polymers and Biopolymers,|
|biological source||from shrimp shells|
|viscosity||>200 cP, 1 wt. % in 1% acetic acid(20 °C, Brookfield)(lit.)|
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25, 100 g in glass bottle
≥ 75% deacetylated
Forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films.
Biocompatible, antibacterial and environmentally friendly polyelectrolyte with a variety of applications1 including water treatment, chromatography, additives for cosmetics, textile treatment for antimicrobial activity,2 novel fibers for textiles, photographic papers, biodegradable films,3 biomedical devices, and microcapsule implants for controlled release in drug delivery.4,5,6
Chitin, a natural polysaccharide, is the second most abundant natural biopolymer in the world, after cellulose. It is the primary, high modulus fibrous component of the exoskeleton of arthropods incl...
Guolin Wu1, Hui Gao2, and Jianbiao Ma1,2
Material Matters, 2012 v7, n3
Keywords: Absorption, Cell attachment, Cell culture, Degradations, Dialysis, Diseases, Growth factors, Metabolites, Pharmaceutical, Purification, Renal Disease, Transfection
Microparticles with controlled size and morphology are of significant interest in the fields of drug delivery and biopharmaceuticals. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of processin...
Keywords: Acetylations, Microscopy, Scanning electron microscopy
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4. Release characteristics of chitosan treated alginate beads: II. Sustained release of a low molecular drug from chitosan treated alginate beads. Sezer, A.D.; Akbuga, J.J. Microencapsulation 16, 687, (1999)
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6. Further biocompatibility testing of silica-chitosan complex membrane in the production of tissue plasminogen activator by epithelial and fibroblast cells. Suzuki, T. et al. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 88, 194, (1999)
The preparation and characterization of highly aligned poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/poly ethylene oxide/chitosan ultrafine fiber for the application to tissue scaffold. Nien YH, Wang JY, and Tsai YS J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13(7), 4703-7, (2013)
Fabrication and characterization of gold nanoflowers formed via chitosan-tripolyphosphate template films for biomedical applications. Nhung TT, Kang IJ, and Lee SW J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13(8), 5346-50, (2013)
Calcium phosphate/octadecyl-quatemized carboxymethyl chitosan nanoparticles: an efficient and promising carrier for gene transfection. Sun Y, Li X, Liang X, et al. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13(8), 5260-6, (2013)
In vitro ALP and osteocalcin gene expression analysis and in vivo biocompatibility of N-methylene phosphonic chitosan nanofibers for bone regeneration. Datta P, Ghosh P, Ghosh K, et al. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 9(5), 870-9, (2013)
Preparation and characterization of folate-chitosan-gemcitabine core-shell nanoparticles for potential tumor-targeted drug delivery. Xu S, Xu Q, Zhou J, et al. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13(1), 129-38, (2013)
Effect of microencapsulation of Lactobacillus plantarum 25 into alginate/chitosan/alginate microcapsules on viability and cytokine induction. Jiang T, Kim YK, Singh B, et al. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13(8), 5291-5, (2013)
Effect of incorporation of nanoscale bioactive glass and hydroxyapatite in PCL/chitosan nanofibers for bone and periodontal tissue engineering. Shalumon KT, Sowmya S, Sathish D, et al. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 9(3), 430-40, (2013)
Preparation and characterization of EDTAD-modified magnetic-Fe3O4 chitosan composite: application of comparative adsorption of dye wastewater with magnetic chitosan. Yang H, Li Y, Ho SS, et al. Water Sci. Technol. 68(1), 209-16, (2013)
Structure Index 1, 501:A:1
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