The structure of chitin

Ramachandran, G. N. ; Ramakrishnan, C. (1962) The structure of chitin Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 63 (2). pp. 307-309. ISSN 0006-3002

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The structure factors for the various reflections of α-chitin have been calculated for both the structures of Carlström and of Dweltz. Comparison with observation does not indicate the definite superiority of one over the other, although Carlström's structure seems to be better from stereochemical considerations.

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