The identification of the carbohydrate degrading enzymes from the crude extract of brown-rot fungus, gloeophyllum trabeum

Anne-Christine Ritschkoff, Johanna Buchert, Liisa Viikari

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    Abstract

    The brown-rot fungus, Gloeophyllum trabeum, produces a pattern of carbohydrate degrading enzymes during the wood decay. In liquid sawdust media the activities of endo-b-1,4-gluganase and endo-b-1,4-xylanase were at the maximum after 5-6 weeks cultivation. The production of enzymes started immediately after inoculation suggesting that the degradation of hemicellulose and easily degradable parts of cellulose is an initial step of wood decomposition.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 1991
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    Event22nd Annual Meeting of the International Group on Wood Preservation - Kyoto, Japan
    Duration: 20 May 199124 May 1991

    Conference

    Conference22nd Annual Meeting of the International Group on Wood Preservation
    Abbreviated title22nd IRGWP
    CountryJapan
    CityKyoto
    Period20/05/9124/05/91

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