Chemical constituents: Catalase, amylase, invertase, tannase
, caryophyllene, and a steroid lancamarone, quinine like alkaloid lantanine (Prajapati et al.
studied the antiwrinkle effects of topically applied green tea extract with high antioxidant activity after tannase
Extraction and purification of tannase
by reverse micelle system.
Chen, "Enzymatic modification by tannase
increases the antioxidant activity of green tea," Food Research International, vol.
Studies on tannase
production have been done in liquid surface, submerged or solid-state fermentation (SSF) (SABU et al.
2005) and degrade that phenolic polymer by producing tannase
enzyme (Sabu et al.
The enzyme tannase
(tannin acylhydrolase), which specifically breaks the galloyl ester bonds of tannins (Bhat et al.
However, when this gallotannin, a polymeric phenol, is attacked by tannase
produced through enzymatic activity by native plants and rhizospheric microbes, toxic gallic acid is produced and released in the root zone, exacerbating the invasive Phragmites' noxiousness.
Alternatively, gallic acid can be produced by the microbial hydrolysis of tannic acid by tannase
(tannin-acylhydrolase B 3.
This early colonization of fungi in tannin-rich mangrove leaves may be due to the fact that the fungi like Aspergilli are capable of producing tannase
enzyme to degrade tannin (William et al.
An Aspergillus protein or enzyme known as tannase
breaks down the tannin and unlocks the gallic acid.
In an effort to identify what might be happening, the pair added either the enzyme tannase
or lemon juice to each of the brews.