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C9213 Sigma-Aldrich

Chitin from shrimp shells

practical grade, coarse flakes

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

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Description

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.

Packaging

1 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly drum

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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