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chitin or chitosan from bacteria or fungi?

Richard Oeffner roeffner at csusm.edu
Tue Oct 1 16:23:33 EST 2002

No experience with production of those compounds, but I do know there are
chitinolytic bacteria. I am not sure which enzyme is used to degrade chitin, but
I have used a media with chitin overlay to isolate chitin degraders.


peter stougaard wrote:

> Chitin and chitosan are naturally found in cell walls of fungi. Has anyone
> experience with production of chitin or chitosan from genetically engineered
> fungi or bacteria? For example microorganisms expressing chitin synthase
> and/or chitin deacetylase?
> Thanks
> Peter Stougaard
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