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Table 1 Viscosity measurements of chitosan and collagen extracted from the Gurijuba swim bladder

From: Characterization, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of polymer blends based on chitosan and fish collagen

Biopolymer Concentration (g.L−1) Time (s) Constant (mm2/s) ηr (L.g−1) ηsp (L.g−1) ηred (L.g−1)
Chitosan 2 825 0.004 3.41 2.40 1.20
3 700 0.008 5.78 4.78 1.59
4 992 0.008 8.19 7.19 1.80
5 315 0.035 11.38 10.38 2.07
6 408 0.035 14.75 13.75 2.29
Collagen 2 340 0.004 1.4049 0.4049 0.2024
3 400 0.004 1.6528 0.6528 0.2176
4 460 0.004 1.9008 0.9008 0.2252
5 530 0.004 2.1900 1.1900 0.2380
6 600 0.004 2.4793 1.4793 0.2465
  1. ηr, Relative viscosity; ηsp, specific viscosity; ηred, reduced viscosity