Chitin Production by Animals and Natural Communities in Marine Environment

  • C. Jeuniaux
  • J. C. Bussers
  • M. F. Voss-Foucart
  • M. Poulicek


Since the discovery of the remarkable properties of chitin and of its derivative, chitosan, offering a wide range of possible industrial and agricultural applications 1,2,3, the need of new and trusting sources of chitin for its isolation on an industrial scale was claimed.


Serratia Marcescens Rocky Shore Decapod Crustacean Posidonia Oceanica Epiphytic Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Jeuniaux
  • J. C. Bussers
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. F. Voss-Foucart
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Poulicek
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Oceanographic Reseach Station STARESOCalvi, CorsicaFrance
  2. 2.Laboratory of Animal Morphology, Systematics and Ecology Zoological InstituteUniversity of LiègeLiègeBelgium

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