OTHER WORDS FROM chitinchi·tin·ous, chi·tin·oid, adjective
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Dressings made from chitin with 71 percent of acetylated glucose worked best of all.
The best-performing chitin gauze sped the growth of new skin cells and blood vessels.
To test how much acetylation in the fiber’s chitin worked best, the researchers used 18 rats.
His group knew that chitin could help fight germs and had been shown to sometimes promote wound healing.
Since chitin excels at fighting germs, Zhou’s team suspects the new dressing also would cut the risk of infections.
From end to end of the tube is a fine thread of chitin twisted in a close spiral like a spring.
You see, the chitin acts both as armor-plate for the soft parts and also as a firm support to the many muscles.
If, then, this tissue of Pteraspis is not to be looked upon as chitin, how can we imagine its formation?
This layer is easily dissolved in a solution of hypochlorite of soda, a fluid which dissolves chitin.
This cuticle is very much thicker than is usually found in vertebrates, and, strangely enough, has been thought to contain chitin.