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Characterization and Properties of Chitosan

By Elson Santiago de Alvarenga

Submitted: October 18th 2010Reviewed: March 11th 2011Published: July 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/17020

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Elson Santiago de Alvarenga (July 5th 2011). Characterization and Properties of Chitosan, Biotechnology of Biopolymers, Magdy Elnashar, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/17020. Available from:

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