WHAT IS CHITOSAN?
- Chitosan is a cationic polysaccharide of natural origin obtained by alkaline deacetylation of chitin.
- The chitin used in the production of Reaxon® tubes is of natural origin.
PROPERTIES OF CHITOSAN
- Bioactive – supports nerve regeneration equivalent to the autograft 4
- Antiadhesive – inhibits scar tissue and neurona formation 5
- Biocompatible – does not induce any immune response 6
- Antibacterial – limits infection risks 7