hemicellulase


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Related to hemicellulase: glucoamylase, beta glucanase

hemicellulase

[‚hem·i′sel·yə‚lās]
(food engineering)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes pentosan (a type of hemicellulose), mainly used in the baking industry to improve the quality of dough, also used in food, beverage, animal feed, and pharmaceutical industries.
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Like cellulase and hemicellulase, multiple enzymes work together for chitin digestion.
Hemicellulase Breaks down hemicellulose, a structural (and indigestible) component of plant cell walls.
Following advice from the Food Advisory Committee, the provisions permitting the use of flour treatment agents benzoyl peroxide and azodicarbonamide are being removed and hemicellulase is being added to the list of permitted enzymes that may be used in breadmaking.
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens was used as the inoculum, since it had been reported to produce various enzymes such as [alpha]-amylase, [alpha]-acetolactate, decarboxylase, [beta]-endoglucanase, hemicellulase, phytase, maltogenic amylase and xylanase which possess a potential to degrade fiber (Anonymous, 2012; Diaz, 2008; Wizna et al.
will present results of an internal study on Dyadic's proprietary cellulase and hemicellulase mixes with strong saccharifying activity on a number of different lignocellulosic feedstocks, including Douglas fir and cotton.
8% of hemicellulose extracted from Lolium perenne was hydrolysable to xylose through hemicellulase reaction during ensiling and degradation of hemicellulose to sugar was maximized at near pH 6.
In addition, both cellulase and hemicellulase and their synergistic action are needed to hydrolyze lignocellulosic biomass efficiently since both cellulose and hemicellulose are abundant and cross-linked in the plant structure.
Synacore includes these four basic enzymes, plus the enzymes Xylanase, Hemicellulase, alpha-Galactosidase, Phytase, Pectinase, beta-Glucanase, Glucoamylase, Bromelain and Invertase.
Fibrolytic activity, hemicellulase and cellulase, is higher in solid-associated populations than that in ruminal fluid (Williams and Strachan, 1984; Michalet-Doreau et al.
Effects of phenolic compounds on a commercial hemicellulase and two cellulases.
In enzymatic method, the enzymes of pepsin (Merck No: 7190), amylase (Sigma, A-3176), hemicellulase (Sigma, H-2125) and cellulase (Sigma, C-9422) were used (Aufrere, 1982; Castagna et al.