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Research Article

Study on Preparation of Water-Soluble Chitosan with Varying Molecular Weights and Its Antioxidant Activity

Table 1

Degradation of chitosan in the swollen state (first step) and in solution (second step).

First step (1% H2O2)Second step (1% H2O2 and γ-ray)
3.5 kGy10.5 kGy24.5 kGy

Mw (kDa)140.191.751.735.118.6
DD (%)91.191.390.391.089.5

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