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Chemical Chitin

Name Chitin
CAS Type 1 Name Chitin
CAS Registry Number 1398-61-4
Definition A linear polysaccharide of beta-1->4 linked units of ACETYLGLUCOSAMINE. It is the second most abundant biopolymer on earth, found especially in INSECTS and FUNGI. When deacetylated it is called CHITOSAN.
Structure Chitin
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Genes
MeSH® ID D002686
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ChemicalsCarbohydrates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polysaccharides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Chitin Has associated genes Has associated diseases

Top ↑ Descendants

Chitin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoylchitin
  3,4-dinitrophenyl-tetra-N-acetyl-beta-chitotetraoside
  6-O-carboxymethylchitin-5-fluorouracil
  6-O-sulfated carboxymethyl chitin
  butyrylchitin
  carboxymethyl-chitin-glucan
  chitin bis(3-chloro-4-methylphenylcarbamate)
  chitin grafted poly(acrylic acid)
  chitin xanthate
View node Chitosan Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  chitosan-4-thiobutylamidine
  chitoxan
  diacetylchitin
  di-O-butyrylchitin
  DW 166HC
  GlcNAc-(1-4)-GlcNAc-(1-4)-GlcNAc-(1-4)-GlcN
  glycolchitin
  hyphecan
  N-(2-hydroxyl) propyl-3-trimethyl ammonium chitosan chloride
  N-carboxymethylchitosan-N-O-sulfate
  N-formylchitosan polysulfuric acid
  N-hexanoylchitosan
  N-phthaloylchitosan
  N-sulfonato-N,O-carboxymethylchitosan
  O-((2-hydroxy-3-trimethylammonium))propylchitin
  O-(carboxymethyl)chitin
  oligochitosan
  plachitin