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Wako Catalog No. 031-14301 ( 1 g)
037-14303 (10 g)
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Chitosan, Water Soluble

Chitosan, Water Soluble is made of Chitin, originated from crab shell, through the process of deacetylation, hydrolysis with acid, and alcohol fractional methods.

Application: Inhibits multiplication of pathogenic bacteria and promotes plant growth.

Solubility in water: approx. 5%

Deacetylation rate: 40 ~ 50 %

F. W.: 2,000 ~ 5,000

The molecular structure of chitosan:

(N): nonreducing group terminal
(R): reducing group terminal

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