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Contact: Florian Aigner
florian.aigner@tuwien.ac.at
43-158-801-41027
Vienna University of Technology

Turning Chitin into Pharmaceuticals

Caption: The fungus Trichoderma (top left) has been genetically modified so that it can produce valuable pharmaceuticals from chitin - a substance found in crab shells.

Credit: Vienna University of Technology / Creative Commons license - Hans Hillewaert.

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