Chitin

Chitin

Synonyms Poly (N-acetyl-D-glucosamine); Poly-(1→4)-β-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine

CAS Number: 1398-61-4 Molecular Formula: C30H50N4O19 Molecular Weight: 221.209 g/mol

EC Number: 215-744-3 MDL Number: MFCD00466914

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Description

Product Description

Chitin

Application Notes

Chitin, a β(1,4) polymer chain of N-acetyl-D glucosamine, is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize chitinase(s) and chitin deacetylase(s). Chitin may be used as a viscosity/thickening agent or binder.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Analysis of chitinase

Specifications
SKU 02101334-CF
Application Notes Chitin, a β(1,4) polymer chain of N-acetyl-D glucosamine, is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize chitinase(s) and chitin deacetylase(s). Chitin may be used as a viscosity/thickening agent or binder.
EC Number 215-744-3
Format Unbleached brown powder
Grade Unbleached
Applications Analysis of chitinase
Molecular Formula C30H50N4O19
Molecular Weight 221.209 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Brown Powder
Product Families Description Chitin
Product Overview Chitin
RTECS Number FM6125000
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.