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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In some countries, hemicellulase is added directly in the flour at the mill.
Baking tests were carried out with and without a commercial baking improver composed of soy flour, ascorbic acid, amylase, hemicellulase and sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate (SSL).
Because hemicelluloses are rapidly removed by brown-rot fungi during the initial stages of colonization, the presence of endo-1, 4-[beta]-xylanase, a hemicellulase, indicates incipient decay (Clausen et al.
Hemicellulase, which has been approved in the UK by the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods & Processes (ACNFP), and Xylanase, still in review, can be applied to bread dough processing, reportedly improving crumb structure and increasing loaf volume.
8] to which cellulysin, macerase, pectolyase, and hemicellulase had been added to 1% (w/v) each just before use.
Application of cellulase and hemicellulase to pure xylan, pure cellulose, and switchgrass solids from leading pretreatments.
The dinitrosalicylic (DNSA) reducing sugar assay is commonly used for determination of sugars released from cellulase as well as hemicellulase activity assays.
Aim instead for supplements containing helpful fiber-digesting enzymes including cellulase, hemicellulase, phytase, beta-glucanase, pectinase, and xylanase.
Two cellulases, CelA and CelC, from the polycentric anaerobic fungus Orpinomyces strain PC-2 contain N-terminal docking domains for a cellulose - hemicellulase complex.
Hemicellulase will hydrolyze hemicellulose, a polysaccharide that binds certain enzymes and decreases the rate of nutrient digestion.