Naturally Derived Substances Having Antimicrobial Properties For Extending Storage Life Of Food

Subha Ganguly
2013 Zenodo  
Chitosan is polysaccharide in nature with linearity in arrangement and composed of β-(1-4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylatedunit) and N-acetyl-D glucosamine (acetylated unit) which remain in a random distribution. Chitin and the derived chitosan having promising antimicrobial properties, both have potential industrial and biomedical implications for treatment of many ailments in human beings.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.824059 fatcat:uqcftxjybfeb7iujvopxt5ivwi