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Publications in 2012

Find an overview of scientific publications dealing with chitin and chitosan in 2012.

Publications in March 2012

Overall 131 articles about chitosan and chitosan derivatives were published in March 2012.

As in the previous month, China is the country with the most publications with overall 35 articles, followed by the USA (14 articles), India (9 articles) and Taiwan (8 articles).


drug delivery, nanoparticles, nanocarriers

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Chitin - bio-raw material for NeuNAc production

In February 2012 the Technical University (TU) of Vienna filed a patent for a new production method of the popular pharmaceutical raw material N-acetylneuraminic acid (NeuNAc). Molds were used as “chemical factories” and were combined with the biological raw material chitin to obtain the desired final product.

chitosan, chitin, NeuNAc, antiviral drugs

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Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2023:

  • EASO Winterschool 2023, Wittenberg, Germany, 15.02.-18.02.2023
  • EUCHIS 2023, Siglufjörður, Iceland, 11.-14.09.2023
  • EPNOE 2023, Graz, Austria, 18.09.-22.09.2023
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium 2023, Juju, South-Korea, 31.10.-03.11.2023
  • Bioeconomy Innovation Day, Brussels, Belgium, 16.11.2023

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