Nano-monorail SmChiA (IMAGE) National Institutes of Natural Sciences Caption Fictional image of a billion-times magnified SmChiA moving on crystalline chitin like monorail car (left panel) and chitin binding surface and cleft of SmChiA (right panel). SmChiA moves along with single chain of chitin (shown by red) and cut the chitin (rail) into soluble disaccharides. Credit NINS/IMS Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.