Production and properties of carboxymethylcellulase (endo-1,4-?-glucanase) fromCurvularia lunata

Banerjee, U C and Chakrabarti, S. (1992) Production and properties of carboxymethylcellulase (endo-1,4-?-glucanase) fromCurvularia lunata. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 8 (4). pp. 423-424. ISSN 0959-3993

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An extracellular carboxymethylcellulase (endo-1,4--glucanase) fromCurvularia lunata, grown at 30°C with an initial pH of 6.0, had optimal activity at pH 4.8 and 50°C. The enzyme was unstable above 50°C. The enzyme had aK m for carboxymethylcellulose of 0.97 g/l and aV max of 5.4 IU/ml.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Carboxymethylcellulase - Curvularia lunata - enzyme kinetics - temperature and pH optima - thermostability
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology
Depositing User: Dr. K.P.S.Sengar
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2012 15:20
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2014 11:14

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