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Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

HMC 0309 185In this rubric we present you scientific news from the world of chitin and chitosan. Monthly you can find recent publications. We hope to arouse your interest in this biopolymer or to help you out. If you have any comments or if you do chitin or chitosan research and you want to publish your article on this page, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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How to read our certificate of analysis?

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Tags: CoA, Certifiate of Analysis, Quality control

A certificate of analysis (CoA) is a document that confirms that the product meets its product specifications and is issued for each batch of product by quality assurance. The certificate of analysis contains the specifications for the specified parameters and the actual results of analysis of the parameters for this product batch. The certificate of analysis is sent together with the product to our customers. In the following we explain in detail how to read a certificate of analysis of our chitosan products and how can you cite it in your scientific articles.

Recent and ongoing clinical studies with chitosan

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Tags: nerve cells, clinical studies, dental implant

Clinical trials are done to investigate if the treatment is efficient and safe, to improve the health and quality of the life for patients. In this article, we present you clinical trials with chitosan-based products which are about to be performed and two completed clinical trials about dental implant maintenance and chitosan nerve tubes.

Chitosan research in 2019

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Tags: chitosan by HMC

In 2019, many interesting and innovative research articles about chitosan and chitosan derivatives were published. In this article we present you an overview which chitosan reserach topics were important in 2019.

Gold nanoparticles with chitosan

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Tags: nanoparticles, cancer, Gold

There are many potential applications of gold nanoparticles in medicine. Gold nanoparticles are already being used in diagnostics, as in pregnancy or HIV tests [1]. Research on the use as a contrast agent for the localization of cancer cells and as a drug delivery system for targeted release at site of action. The surface properties of gold are optimal for functionalization, e.g. with chitosan.

Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2020:

  • EUCHIS, 6 - 10 September 2020 Kazan, Russia
  • CPHI 13 - 15 October 2020, Fiera Milano, Italy
  • Medica 16 - 19 November 2020, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 6 - 9 December 2020, Jeju-si, 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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