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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Produção, purificação, clonagem e aplicação de enzimas líticas
Title Alternative: Production, purification, cloning and application of lytic enzymes
Author: Fleuri, Luciana Francisco
Sato, Hélia Harumi
Abstract: Lytic enzymes such as beta-1,3 glucanases, proteases and chitinases are able to hydrolyse, respectively, beta-1,3 glucans, mannoproteins and chitin, as well as the cell walls of many yeast species. Lytic enzymes are useful in a great variety of applications including the preparation of protoplasts; the extraction of proteins, enzymes, pigments and functional carbohydrates; pre-treatment for the mechanical rupture of cells; degradation of residual yeast cell mass for the preparation of animal feed; analysis of the yeast cell wall structure and composition; study of the yeast cell wall synthesis and the control of pathogenic fungi. This review presents the most important aspects with respect to lytic enzymes, especially their production, purification, cloning and application.
Subject: beta-1,3 glucanases
lytic proteases
chitinases
Editor: Sociedade Brasileira de Química
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0100-40422005000500026
Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-40422005000500026
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-40422005000500026
Date Issue: 1-Oct-2005
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