pectinase


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pectinase

[′pek·tə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the transformation of pectin into sugars and galacturonic acid.
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Traditional water retting is effective because bacteria that are present secrete pectinolytic enzymes; filamentous fungi producing pectinase are more important in dew retting.
Pectinase enzyme can be used for various industrial applications including extraction and clarification of fruit juices, processing of cotton fabric in textile industry, bleaching of paper, removal of pectic waste waters and maceration of tea leaves [8,9].
neo-japonicum is a white rot fungi which was reported to have the ability to produce extracellular enzymes, including P-glucosidase, ligninase, cellulase, avicelase, pectinase, xylanase, protease, and amylase [9].
But by using cellulase, pectinase and glucosidase, scientists found the grape seeds and skins aren't just waste products.
Dietary Supplements ENZYME DIGESTIVE SYSTEMIC CARBOHYDRASES [alpha]-Amylase X Glucoamylase X (aka amyloglucosidse) Diastase X Invertase X Lactase X [alpha]-Galactosidase X Cellulase X Hemicellulase X Pectinase X [beta]-Glucanase X Xylanase X PROTEASES Bromelain X X Papain X X Protease X X Peptidase X X Chymotrypsin X X Trypsin X X Pepsin X X LIPASES Lipase X Pancreatin X Pancrelipase X OTHER ENZYMES Catalase X X Lactoferrin X Lactoperoxidase X Lysozyme X Super Oxide X X Dismutase (SOD) COMMON ACTIVITY ENZYME COMMON SOURCE ORGANISMS UNITS CARBOHYDRASES [alpha]-Amylase Aspergillus oryzae, A.
Biocatalysts carried out various trials and finally came up with the enzyme Pectinase 872L which works by catalysing the hydrolysis of the methyl ester bonds in pectin, releasing free carboxyl groups.
To prevent these fiber-related complications, supplements with cellulose-digesting enzymes such as cellulase, hemicellulase, phytase, beta-glucanase, pectinase, and xylanase can convert cellulose into smaller molecules that can then pass harmlessly through the intestinal tract.
0% were pectinase positive and all were chitinase negative.
Effects of using various concentrations of cellulase, hemicellulase, and pectinase in differing molarities of mannitol or sorbitol were evaluated.
2008, "Optimization of pectinase production from Manihot utilissima by Aspergillus niger NCIM 548 using statistical experimental design," Res.
Textiles: enzymes are used in the Amylases, pectinase, cellulases, modification of the physical lipases, proteases, catalases, properties (e.