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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 857639, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/857639
Research Article

A High Diversity in Chitinolytic and Chitosanolytic Species and Enzymes and Their Oligomeric Products Exist in Soil with a History of Chitin and Chitosan Exposure

1Institute for Biology and Biotechnology of Plants, WWU Münster, Schlossplatz 8, 48143 Münster, Germany
2Research and Development Laboratory, Sri Biotech Laboratories India Ltd., Hyderabad 500 034, India
3Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology (VINSTROM), Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Chennai 600 004, India
4Gillet Chitosan EURL, Laurent Bonnevay 17, 54100 Nancy, France

Received 11 December 2014; Revised 31 March 2015; Accepted 15 April 2015

Academic Editor: Spyridon Ntougias

Copyright © 2015 Malathi Nampally et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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