Welcome to the first www page dedicated to the enzymatic hydrolysis of chitosan. The purpose of this page is to present up-to-date information about the hydrolytic enzymes acting on chitosan and derivatives.
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What is chitosan?
Enzymes with hydrolytic activity against chitosan
Chitosanases: Molecular sequence data
Chitosanases: Cleavage specificity
The chitosanase from Streptomyces sp. N174
Biochemical properties and recombinant production system
The 3D structure
Site-directed mutagenesis studies
Mechanism of catalysis
Who to contact regarding chitosanase availability
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This page was created by Ryszard Brzezinski and Andrzej Neugebauer.
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Last updated: 2008/07/14
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