beta glucanase

beta glucanase

[¦bād·ə ′glü·kə‚nās]
(food engineering)
An enzyme that acts on glucan (a carbohydrate found in barley and oats); used in the brewing industry to hydrolyze glucans which interfere with the clarification of wort and filtration of beer; also used in the animal feed industry.
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Live performance evaluation of broilers fed all vegetable corn-soy diets supplemented with an alpha amylase beta glucanase blend.