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HMC at EUCHIS Webinar on 26.10.2021

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HMC present an interesting webinar at EUCHIS (European Chitin Society)
Attend our webinar on 26. October 2021




Katja Richter our CEO will speak about chitosans in Medicine and points to be considered regarding guidelines, qualities and purchasing the right chitosan

Next EUCHIS Webinar on chitin/chitosan starts on May 25th 2021, 11CET

Published on Category: Company news


The European Chitin Society (EUCHIS) hosts an interesting webinar series about current chitin and chitosan related research topics, every last Tuesday of a month.
Next webinar on May 25 by Prof. Vincent Eijsink and Tadeja Katan.

Vincent Eijsink
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Lytic Polysaccharide MonoOxygenases (LPMOs): how chitin helped to change our views on enzymatic biomass conversion

Tadeja Katan
Graz University of Technology
Chitosan thin films for in situ glycopeptide synthesis


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.

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Meet us in person 2022:

  • EUCHIS, 2022
  • CPHI 2022
  • Medica 2022
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 2022, South Korea

To arrange an appointment please contact Katja Richter via sales(at)


  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
    Heinrich-Damerow-Strasse 1
    06120 Halle (Saale)
  • Tel.: +49 (0) 345 27 996 300
    Fax: +49 (0) 345 27 996 378

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