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Alfa Aesar™ Chitin

A long-chain polymer of a N-acetylglucosamine

$55.82 - $177.34

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 1398-61-4
Molecular Formula (C8H13NO5)nC16H28N2O11
MDL Number MFCD00466914
Synonym chitin from shrimp shells, n-2r-2,4,5-trihydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl oxan-3-yl acetamide, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, powder, chitin from shrimp shells, vetec tm reagent grade, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, coarse flakes, chitin from shrimp shells, bioreagent, suitable for analysis of chitinase, purified powder
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity  
AAJ6120622 View Documents Alfa Aesar™
J6120622
100g Each for $55.82
 
AAJ6120636 View Documents Alfa Aesar™
J6120636
500g Each for $177.34
 
Description

Description

Applications
Chitin is used in the analysis of Chitinase. It is plays a role in the formation of arthropod exoskeletons. Chitin can be processed further into different derivatives. The two main derivatives are chitosan and amino glucose. other applications in cosmetics include as carboxymethyl chitin (moisturizers, changes flow properties), antistatic effect due to cationic properties (hair products), as antibacterial and antifungal agents and for treatment of mucous membranes, in tumor therapies, in micro surgery, neurosurgery, for treatment of chronic wounds, ulcers and bleeding (chitin powder).

Solubility
It is soluble in concentrated formic acid and methane sulfonic acid, insoluble in water, organic solvents, weak acids and lyes.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

1398-61-4
(C8H13NO5)nC16H28N2O11
MFCD00466914
chitin from shrimp shells, n-2r-2,4,5-trihydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl oxan-3-yl acetamide, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, powder, chitin from shrimp shells, vetec tm reagent grade, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, coarse flakes, chitin from shrimp shells, bioreagent, suitable for analysis of chitinase, purified powder

Specifications

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1398-61-4
MFCD00466914
chitin from shrimp shells, n-2r-2,4,5-trihydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl oxan-3-yl acetamide, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, powder, chitin from shrimp shells, vetec tm reagent grade, chitin from shrimp shells, practical grade, coarse flakes, chitin from shrimp shells, bioreagent, suitable for analysis of chitinase, purified powder
Powder
100g
(C8H13NO5)nC16H28N2O11
14,2065
233.26
Chitin
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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