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

SKU 02101334-CF
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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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Analysis of chitinase

Specifications
SKU 02101334-CF
Alternate Names Poly (N-acetyl-D-glucosamine); Poly-(1→4)-β-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine
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.
Base Catalog Number 101334
CAS # 1398-61-4
EC Number 215-744-3
Format Unbleached brown powder
Grade Unbleached
Molecular Formula C30H50N4O19
Molecular Weight 221.209 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
RTECS Number FM6125000
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.