A Review in Investigation of Marine Biopolymer (Chitosan) for Bioapplications

Ishraq Abd Ulrazzaq Kadhim1

Hayder Abbas Sallal2

Zainab S. Al-Khafaji3,Email

1Department of Materials of Engineering/University of Technology, Iraq.
2Prosthetics and orthotics engineering department, University of Al Nahrain, Jadriya, Baghdad, Iraq.
3Building and Construction Engineering Technology Department, AL-Mustaqbal University College, Hillah 51001, Iraq.

 

Abstract

Recent studies have used more marine-origin polysaccharides since they are widely available, economical, biocompatible, and biodegradable. These characteristics promote their technological use in water treatment, tissue engineering, cancer therapy, wound dressing, drug delivery systems, and biosensors. Due to its versatility and capacity to be produced from waste marine crustaceans, chitosan is becoming more and more important in a range of fields. It is first utilized in biomedical applications due to its versatile properties, which include biocompatibility, antibacterial activity, and biodegradability. A summary of marine polysaccharides (chitosan), including its supply, chemical, biological characteristics, and uses in tissue engineering, is given in this review.

A Review in Investigation of Marine Biopolymer (Chitosan) for Bioapplications