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Is Chitin a mucopolysaccharide?

by Lexadis
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Lexadis
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Jul1-14, 07:45 AM
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I think it's a very direct question ^^;
Thank you!

My notes says it is a mucopolysaccharide, but I can't find it on any other text.
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Jul1-14, 01:28 PM
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It is a mucopolysaccharide -

Here is a link:

http://www.infoplease.com/encycloped...accharide.html

There are other classifications of mucopolysaccharides - glycosaminoglycans -- GAG for short. This probably got in the way of youe search.


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