Chitin Contents and Antibacterial Activity of Chitosan Extracted from Biomass

천연자원에서 추출한 키틴함량과 키토산의 항균활성

  • 김기은 (강원대학교 축산대학 사료생산공학과) ;
  • 조문구 (전주우석대학교 공학부 생물공하과)
  • Published : 1994.12.01

Abstract

Chitin and chitosan has been almost neglected until 1960s, although they are the second largest biomass on earth. Their major use were as a natural flocculant for waste-water treatment, and partially used in the areas of food, feed industry, cosmetics and medicine. Possible sources of chitin among biomass were tested, and antibacterial activity and viscosity-concentration relation- ship of diluted acidic solution were examined.

Keywords

Chitin;chitosan;production;antibacterial activity;biomass;bioindustry

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