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1. Chitin
A polysaccharide that serves as a structural molecule in the shells of insects and crustaceans and in the flesh of fungi .

2. Chitin
A polysaccharide contained in fungi ; also forms part of the hard outer covering of insects.

3. Chitinase
An enzyme which breaks down chitin , which is a polysaccharide that forms the hard outer shell of arthropods (insects, spiders, crustaceans, etc.), and the cell walls of fungi , and some algae .

4. Chitinolytic
Having to do with an enzyme which converts chitin , a polysaccharide that forms the hard, outer shell of arthropods (insects, spiders, crustaceas, etc.) and the cell walls of fungi and some algae , into chitobiose , which is a disaccharide secreted by such things as spiders and some plants.

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