African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12370

Full Length Research Paper

Optimization studies of chitin and chitosan production from Penaeus notialis shell waste

Amoo K. O.
  • Amoo K. O.
  • Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos State 101017, Nigeria.
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Olafadehan O. A.
  • Olafadehan O. A.
  • Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos State 101017, Nigeria.
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Ajayi T. O.
  • Ajayi T. O.
  • Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos State 101017, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 14 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 26 June 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Amoo, K. O., Olafadehan, O. A., & Ajayi, T. O. (2019). Optimization studies of chitin and chitosan production from Penaeus notialis shell waste. African Journal of Biotechnology , 18(27), 670-688.
Chicago /
Amoo K. O., Olafadehan O. A. and Ajayi T. O.  . "Optimization studies of chitin and chitosan production from Penaeus notialis shell waste." African Journal of Biotechnology 18, no. 27 (2019): 670-688.
MLA /
Amoo K. O., Olafadehan O. A. and Ajayi T. O.  . "Optimization studies of chitin and chitosan production from Penaeus notialis shell waste." African Journal of Biotechnology 18.27 (2019): 670-688.