pectinesterase


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pectinesterase

[¦pek·tən′es·tə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolytic breakdown of pectins to pectic acids.
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Compared to an untreated control, polygalacturonase-based enzymatic puree maceration helped retain pigment levels, but was less effective than pectinesterase.
Avants, Multiple forms of pectinesterase in tomatoes, Phytochemistry, 11(11), 3139-3142 (1972).
Production of pectinesterase was induced in cultures containing sodium polypectate, pectin, xylan and lactose as carbon sources.
Foram utilizadas duas enzimas pectinoliticas comerciais, a Endozym[R] Active e a Endozym[R] Eclair, ambas com baixa atividade de pectinesterase, visando reduzir a liberacao de metanol.
As enzimas poligalacturonase (PG) e pectinesterase (PE), denominadas genericamente de pectinases ou pecticas ou pectinoliticas, catalisam a quebra da estrutura molecular da substancia pectica ate acido pectinico ou acido pectico ou acido poligalacturonico, que e a sua menor unidade estrutural.
Pasteurisation temperature of 90[degrees]C assured pectinesterase inactivation without detectable changes in flavour and colour of tamarind nectar and puree [35].
The researchers analyzed pH; Brix; colorimetry; titratable acidity; pectinesterase content; viscometry; consistometry; the microbiological viability of E.
Ketsa S, Daengkanit T (1999) Firmness and Activities of Polygalacturonase, Pectinesterase, [beta]-Galactosidase and Cellulase in Ripening During Harvested at Different Stages of Maturity.
Production of polygalacturonase and pectinesterase was induced by pectin, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, and xylan.
Abu-Sarra AF and AA Abu-Goukh Changes in pectinesterase, polygalactouronase and cellulase activity during mango fruit ripening.