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Chitosan from shrimp shells

low-viscous

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Synonym(s):
Poliglusam
CAS Number:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

shrimp shells

Quality Level

form

powder

impurities

≤1% insoluble matter

ign. residue

≤2% (as SO4)

loss

≤10% loss on drying

color

yellow

viscosity

<200 mPa.s, 1 % in acetic acid(20 °C)

storage temp.

room temp

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

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form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

impurities

≤1% insoluble matter

impurities

-

impurities

-

impurities

-

color

yellow

color

white

color

white

color

white

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Application

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.

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Kyriaki G Zinoviadou et al.
Food & function, 3(3), 312-319 (2012-02-03)
Oil-in-water emulsions (10% w/w n-tetradecane) were prepared at pH = 5.7 by using, as surface active agents, electrostatically formed complexes of sodium stearoyl lactylate (SSL) at a concentration of 0.4% (w/w) and chitosan (CH) in a concentration range between 0
William D Stanish et al.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 95(18), 1640-1650 (2013-09-21)
Microfracture, the standard of care, is recognized to be an incomplete solution for cartilage damage. BST-CarGel, a chitosan-based medical device, is mixed with autologous whole blood and is applied to a microfractured cartilage lesion in which it physically stabilizes the
Gregory H Bird et al.
The Journal of clinical investigation, 124(5), 2113-2124 (2014-04-20)
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection accounts for approximately 64 million cases of respiratory disease and 200,000 deaths worldwide each year, yet no broadly effective prophylactic or treatment regimen is available. RSV deploys paired, self-associating, heptad repeat domains of its fusion
Electrochemical biosensor applications of polysaccharides chitin and chitosan.
Wipa Suginta et al.
Chemical reviews, 113(7), 5458-5479 (2013-04-06)
Héloïse Ragelle et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 172(1), 207-218 (2013-08-24)
Recently, chitosan has attracted significant attention in the formulation of small interfering RNA (siRNA). Because of its cationic nature, chitosan can easily complex siRNA, thus readily forming nanoparticles. Moreover, chitosan is biocompatible and biodegradable, which make it a good candidate

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