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900345 Sigma-Aldrich

Chitosan

high purity, non-animal derived, average Mw 5,000

Synonym: Deacetylated chitin, Poly(D-glucosamine)

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Properties

Related Categories Chitosan - Chitosan and Chitin, Chitosan and Chitin, Chitosans (Non-Animal derived), Materials Science, Natural Polymers and Biopolymers,
Quality Level   100
biological source   fungus (fungal fermentation)
mol wt   average Mw 5,000
storage temp.   2-8°C
InChI   1S/C56H103N9O39/c1-87-56(86)65-28-38(84)46(19(10-74)96-55(28)104-45-18(9-73)95-49(27(64)37(45)83)97-39-12(3-67)88-47(85)20(57)31(39)77)103-54-26(63)36(82)44(17(8-72)94-54)102-53-25(62)35(81)43(16(7-71)93-53)101-52-24(61)34(80)42(15(6-70)92-52)100-51-23(60)33(79)41(14(5-69)91-51)99-50-22(59)32(78)40(13(4-68)90-50)98-48-21(58)30(76)29(75)11(2-66)89-48/h11-55,66-85H,2-10,57-64H2,1H3,(H,65,86)/t11-,12-,13-,14-,15-,16-,17-,18-,19-,20-,21-,22-,23-,24-,25-,26-,27-,28-,29-,30-,31-,32-,33-,34-,35-,36-,37-,38-,39-,40-,41-,42-,43-,44-,45-,46-,47-,48+,49+,50+,51+,52+,53+,54+,55+/m1/s1
InChI key   FLASNYPZGWUPSU-SICDJOISSA-N

Description

Application

Forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films.

Ideal for scaffolds, cell therapy, drug delivery, and biomedical applications.

Features and Benefits

Biocompatible, antibacterial and environmentally friendly polyelectrolyte with a variety of applications including water treatment, chromatography, additives for cosmetics, textile treatment for antimicrobial activity, novel fibers for textiles, photographic papers, biodegradable films, biomedical devices, and microcapsule implants for controlled release in drug delivery.

Physical form

≥ 80% deacetylated

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Chitosan Biopolymer from Fungal Fermentation for Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents

David Brown,1 Keith Brunt,2 Nils Rehmann3 1CTO Mycodev Group, Fredericton, NB E3B 6B3 Canada 2Dalhousie School of Medicine New Brunswick, Saint John, NB E2K 5E2, Canada 3NiRem Consulting, 8 Fish Hatc...
David Brown, Keith Brunt, Nils Rehmann
Material Matters, 2016, 11.3
Keywords: Antimicrobials, Bacterial conjugations, Cancer, Click chemistry, Clinical, Fermentation, Hemostatics, Pharmaceutical, Titrations

Microfluidic-Assisted Manufacturing of Materials for Nanomedicine

1Laboratory of Polymers and Biomaterials, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, 16163, Genova, Italy. 2Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicin...
Keywords: AGE, Biomaterials, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Clinical, Crystallization, Degradations, Diffusion, Eliminations, Fractionation, Metabolism, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceutical, Precipitation, Reductions, Schizophrenia, Separation, Solvents

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