ligninase


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ligninase

[′lig·nə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of enzymes that breaks down lignin.
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We performed a semi-quantitative evaluation of cellulase and ligninase production in order to select the strains for the following enzymes induction and production curves.
Ligninases production by Basidiomycetes strains on lignocellulosic agricultural residues and their application in the decolorization of synthetic dyes.
Similarly, the Basidiomycetes white rot fungi such as Phanerochaete chrysosporium are noteworthy for their abilities to produce nonspecific ligninases and peroxidases (Bumpus et al, 1985; Aust, 1990; Bonnarme and Jeffries, 1990; Rodriguez et al.
O uso de substratos variados na produção de fungos é limitado quando, em sua composição, inibe ou estimula a secreção de celulases, hemicelulases e ligninases para a liberação de nutrientes necessários ao crescimento (Buswell et al.
Without ligninases, C cycling in the environment would be dramatically slowed.