Chemical Entity Data Page

Chitin
C 8000%, H 13000%, N 1000%, O 5000%,

polymer with estimated composition 
Real biological entity.




Chitin is a polymer of amino-glucose with beta-1,4 glycosidic linkages. Is used in the shells and exoskeletons of crustaceans and insects.
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Chitin
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Chitin
Acetal (generic)


1° Alcohol (generic)


2° Alcohol (generic)


2° Amide (generic)


Natural Product


Polymer (generic)


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