Production of mannandegrading enzymes

Marjaana Rättö, Kaisa Poutanen

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    Abstract

    Production of mannanase by four hemicellulolytic microorganisms was studied.
    The highest mannanase activity was produced byBacillus subtilis. β-Mannosidase and α-galactosidase were not detected inB. subtilis culture filtrate. The hydrolysis of galactomannans was limited by the increasing degree of substitution of the substrate.
    No monomeric sugars were produced in the hydrolysis withB. subtilis culture filtrate.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)661-664
    JournalBiotechnology Letters
    Volume10
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1988
    MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine

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