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Marine Chitinase Production

Marine Chitinase Production

Marine chitinase is an enzyme that is naturally sourced from marine organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, and crustaceans. Chitinase, which converts chitin to chitin oligomers, is also a known antifungal agent. Chitin is the most abundant renewable polymeric carbohydrate in the marine environment and serves as an energy source of nitrogen and carbon for marine organisms. Chitin oligomers have various industrial applications. The unique properties of marine chitinase make it a valuable tool in various industries and research fields. Its ability to break down chitin enables its application in several areas. Marine chitinase can be used to degrade chitinous waste from seafood processing, aquaculture, and other industries. Marine chitinase can be employed as a biocontrol agent to combat these pathogens and protect crops while reducing the use of chemical pesticides. It exhibits antimicrobial activity, making it useful against various pathogens. It also enables scientists to investigate the structure, function, and properties of chitin and its derivatives.

Our Services

CD BioSciences offers professional marine chitinase production services. With our expertise in isolation, fermentation, purification, and customization of marine chitinases, we are committed to delivering high-quality enzymes tailored to your specific needs.

  • Marine Chitinase Isolation and Screening
    We isolate and screen marine microorganisms from diverse marine environments to identify strains capable of producing chitinase.
  • Fermentation and Enzyme Production
    • Our team employs advanced bioreactor systems and closely monitors key parameters such as temperature, pH, and aeration to maintain optimal growth conditions.
    • Through careful process optimization, we ensure high yields of active chitinase production.
  • Enzyme Purification and Characterization
    • We employ cutting-edge purification techniques such as chromatography, ultrafiltration, and dialysis to obtain highly pure chitinase enzymes.
    • Our experts perform detailed characterization of the purified enzymes, including molecular weight determination, specific activity analysis, and substrate specificity assessments.
  • Customization and Engineering of Chitinases
    Our team can modify chitinases to enhance their stability, temperature, and pH tolerance, or to improve their catalytic properties.

Marine Chitinase from Marine Bacteria

Marine Enzyme Types of Marine Bacteria
Marine Chitinase Thermobifida fusca
Paenicibacillus barengoltziia (PbChi70)
Paenicibacillus barengoltzii CAU904
Aspergillus terreus (EC
Pseudoalteromonas sp. DL− 6
Alcaligenes faecalis AU02
Vibrio sp.
Paenibacillus barengoltzii CAU904
Alteromonas sp.

How can we help you?

  • Discover new enzymes
  • Optimize enzyme function & stability
  • Access best-in-class production hosts for robust expression
  • Develop an optimized fermentation process
  • Fermentation scales up, process design & tech transfer

CD BioSciences is a professional service provider for the marine biology industry. Our marine chitinase production services can ensure that the most suitable methods and techniques are selected for your project. We provide our customers with the most precise ingredient data and highly informed process expertise. Our team of biomass experts plays a key role in the formulation, optimization and commercial evaluation of biomass value-added processes in industry and academia. If necessary, please feel free to contact us.

Please kindly note that our services can only be used to support research purposes (Not for clinical use).

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