Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 October 2010)
Special Issue Editor
Dr. Hitoshi Sashiwa
Kaneka Co., Ltd, 5-1-1 Torikai-Nishi, Settsu, Osaka 566-0072 Japan
Website: http://publicationslist.org/h.sashiwa Phone: +81-72-653-8333 Interests: chemical modification of chitin and chitosan and their biomedical applications
Special Issue Information
The research history on chitin was started around 1970-1980, which was the 1st stage on chitin research. Now is going on the 2nd stage both fundamental and industrial fields. To overview the recent publications, in my opinion, study on chitin (include chitosan) seems to be saturated or stopped. With opening the special issue “chitin”, I strongly hope the very exciting, break-through, scientific, and industrial valuable works.