dextranase


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dextranase

[′dek·strə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes 1,6-α-glucosidic linkages in dextran.
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Therefore, dextranase in microfluidic device had larger degree of accessibility.
Results show that Dex-GMA hydrogels can be degraded in the presence of dextranase in microfluidic channels.
Upon exposure to a sample solution that contains dextranase, the polymer chain is cleaved and the synthesized hydrogels incorporating Dex-GMA can dissolve in the sample solution.
Dextranase (100 U/mg) was obtained from MP Biomedicals (Santa Ana.
For the preparation of the degraded Dex-GMA hydrogel specimen for SEM observation, a Dex-GMA film was placed in the dextranase buffer solution with pH 7.
Now, they are able to advise processors about how and where to apply the dextranase for optimal usage.
Working alongside factory personnel, like Adrian Monge at Louisiana's Cora Texas Manufacturing Company in White Castle, Eggleston has developed a quick factory laboratory test that should help take the mystery out of dextranase usage.
To increase contact between concentrated dextranase and its substrate, dextran," says Eggleston, "we learned that it's best to add larger volumes of a concentrated enzyme that's been diluted with inexpensive tap water.
Factories have immediately benefited from the new measurement tool and knowledge about when and where to add dextranase.
And of the state's 12 raw sugar factories, 5 are optimizing their dextranase usage, thanks to Eggleston's research, which was funded partly by the American Sugar Cane League, a Thibodaux-based commodity group representing the nation's cane growers and processors.
Next, after the bispecific antibody settles in on all of the cancers in the body, the dextranase enzyme is injected, which is then captured at the same cancers.