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Extraction of chitin from insects

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: chitosan, chitin, insects, raw material source, deacetylation, production

Commercial extraction of chitin is mainly from the shells of crustaceans such as snow crabs. Fungi and insects are alternative sources of chitin, which are poorly usable so far. The expansion of insect farming for animal feed production in recent years has increased the availability of insect biomass. In the following, we present a review that provides an overview of recently published studies on the extraction of chitin from insects and its conversion to chitosan.

Biocompatibility assessment of medical devices in 4 steps - FDA recommendations

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: Biocompatibilty, FDA, medical device

Biological assessment or testing of the biocompatibility of medical devices is an essential part of conformity assessment. But how do I properly and efficiently assess the biocompatibility of my medical device? The FDA has published new recommendations for assessing the biocompatibility of medical devices.

Pattern of N-Acetylation? EUCHIS Webinar series on chitin/chitosan: First Webinar on April 27 at 11 am (CET)

Published on Category: Company news

Tags: EUCHIS

The European Chitin Society (EUCHIS) hosts an interesting webinar series about current chitin and chitosan related research topics, every last Tuesday of a month. Starting on April 27 with presentations by Prof. Bruno Moerschbacher and Prof. Rupert Kargl!

SARS-CoV-2 research with chitosan - publications to date

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: chitosan, virus, Vaccines, vaccine production, SARS-CoV-2, Covid

The corona virus disease COVID-19 has changed the world. To combat the pandemic, researchers and companies around the world are working to develop vaccines and medicines. Chitosan also has potential in the area of vaccine development and functionalization of protective equipment such as respirators. We have prepared summaries of recent publications on chitosan as an aid in the fight against corona.

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  • EUCHIS, 2021
  • CPHI 2021
  • Medica 2021
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 2021, South Korea

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