A long chain polymer of ?-(1-4)-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. The structural component of the fungal cell walls and in the exoskeleton of Arthropods. Chitin is a MAMP.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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