Science Serving Maryland's Coasts


The preparation of chitin oligosaccharides

Principal Investigator: 

Saul Roseman

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 2000


Johns Hopkins University


To develop methods for economically producing large quantities of oligosaccharides from chitin, to facilitate research and application of this renewable resource. To devise simple methods for the economical large scale preparation of pure chitin oligosaccharides. These substances are potentially important for agriculture, medicine, and for basic research. NOTE: Omnibus 98-99; Pass-through 95-97