Chitosan – A Versatile Biopolymer and its Seafood Applications – U. Parvathy, A. Jeyakumari, A. A. Zynudheen, L.N. Murthy, S. Visnuvinayagam , C. N. Ravishankar  


Disposal of seafood processing discards has been a major crisis for most of the seafood producing countries. Of these, shell fish processing scraps contribute to a larger extent. The biodegradation of chitin in the crustacean shell waste is very slow resulting in the accumulation of huge quantities of discards. In this context, c...

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