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Chitin from shrimp shells

practical grade, coarse flakes

Synonym: Poly-(1→4)-β-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine

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Description

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1 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly drum

Application

Chitin from shrimp shells, a long-chain polymer of a β-1,4 linked N-acetylglucosamine residues, may be used to study the formation and physicochemical properties of arthropod exoskeletons. It may be used to identify and characterize chitinase(s) and chitin deacetylase(s) and for comparison with chitins from other species. Chitin from shrimp shells may be used in chitin asthma and allergy research. Chitin may be used as a viscosity/thickening agent or binder.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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