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ⓘ Chitin is a semitransparent material that is the main component of the exoskeletons of arthropods, such as crustaceans and insects, of the cell walls of fungi, ..




Chitin
                                     

ⓘ Chitin

Chitin is a semitransparent material that is the main component of the exoskeletons of arthropods, such as crustaceans and insects, of the cell walls of fungi, the radula of molluscs and the beaks of cephalopods. Chitin has also proven useful for several medical and industrial purposes.

                                     

1. Other websites

  • Chitin Product Information from China GreatVista Chemicals Archived 2006-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
  • Horseshoe Crab Chitin Research Archived 2009-06-26 at the Wayback Machine