chitin or chitosan from bacteria or fungi?

peter stougaard stoug at
Tue Oct 1 14:44:14 EST 2002

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?


Peter Stougaard

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