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"Chitosan" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Deacetylated CHITIN, a linear polysaccharide of deacetylated beta-1,4-D-glucosamine. It is used in HYDROGEL and to treat WOUNDS.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chitosan" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chitosan" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 82 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2010 and 2012
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