THE CELL WALL OF FUNGI IS MADE OF CHITIN.

Asked by  | 17th May, 2008, 05:38: PM

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Chitin   is a long-chain polymer of a N-acetylglucosamine, a derivative of glucose, and it is found in many places throughout the natural world. It is the main component of the cell walls of fungi, the exoskeletons of arthropods, such as crustaceans (like the crab, lobster and shrimp) and the insects, including ants, beetles.

Answered by  | 26th Jun, 2008, 09:26: PM

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