Essays Tagged: "Chitosan"

Polysaccharides: From Waste Products to Smart Materials

ources, such as artificial skin, dental tape, degradable bandages, contact lenses, and in implants. Chitosan, a polysaccharide quite similar to chitin, can be used as a coagulant, and to treat drinkin ... emically stabilize the products and to make stronger, more durable materials. An RCA test made with chitosan film can be a non-invasive, accurate method to predict presence or possibility of lung canc ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology