galactosidase


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galactosidase

[gə‚lak·tə′sī‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes galactosides.
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In roots of peas, galactosidases operate on cell wall fragments to produce galactose, which is inhibitory to root growth (Wen et al.
Khan, "Enhanced stability of Kluyveromyces lactis [beta] galactosidase immobilized on glutaraldehyde modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Journal of MolecularCatalysisB: Enzymatic, vol.
b- galactosidase activity was determined using chromogenic substrate o-nitrophenyl- b- galactoside (ONPG) and the released amount of the product o- nitrophenol was determined.
amazonensis [beta]- Episomal Promastigotes 39 Galactosidase L.
All are Mo-MLV viruses that express either GFP (pSRNG5910[DELTA], pLNCE) or [beta]- galactosidase (pLNCLzRz).
This ultrasonification technique, in which the yogurt bacteria are ruptured to release more galactosidase and improve the viability of probiotics, should encourage more consumers to buy yogurt, which exerts health benefits beyond inherent basic nutrition as it improves lactose absorption in the human gut.
For example, a chromosomally integrated, silent galactosidase reporter gene was activated for expression by FLP-mediated removal of intervening sequences to generate clones of marked cells.
Figure 1 Enzyme Type Aids Digestion of Plant Source ECC Units Alpha- raffinose, Aspergillus GalU Galactosidase sugars niger Amylase starch, glucose Aspergillus DU (alpha-) oryzae Bromelain proteins, poly- Ananas PU peptides cosmous Cellulase cellulose Trichoderma CU (fibers) longbrachiatum Glucoamylase starch, glucose Aspergillus AGU niger Hemicellulase hemicellulose Aspergillus HCU fiber niger Invertase sucrose (sugar) Saccharocmyces IAU or (Sucrase) cerevisiae SU* Lactase lactose (milk Aspergillus ALU sugar) oryzae Lipase fats Aspergillus LU niger Malt Diastase starch, glucose Hordeum DP (Maltase) vulgare Papain proteins, poly- Carica papaya PU peptides Peptidase proteins, poly- Aspergillus HUT peptides oryzae Phytase phytic acid Aspergillus FTU niger Protease 3.
The Beano enzyme, alpha galactosidase (come in, starship command), helps break down the oligosaccharides, preventing fermentation, thus averting juvenile tricks with lit matches.
Avocado [alpha]- galactosidase and [beta]-galactosidase have previously been shown to solubilize pectin, an important structural component of primary cell walls in fruit tissue.
This solution is derived from Aspergillus niger and contains 650 galactosidase units of enzymatic activity per gram.
Large Scale Biology Corporation (Vacaville, CA) has patented galactosidase truncated at the carboxy terminus and the production of enzymatically active recombinant human and animal lysosomal enzymes involving construction and expression of recombinant expression constructs comprising coding sequences of human or animal lysosomal enzymes in a plant expression system.