By Yutaka Kawarabayasi Ph.D. (auth.), Pratyoosh Shukla, Brett I. Pletschke (eds.)
Enzyme expertise is one the main promising disciplines in glossy biotechnology. during this booklet, the purposes of a wide selection of enzymes are highlighted. present reports in enzyme expertise are concentrated in the direction of the invention of novel enzymes (termed “bio-discovery” or “bio-prospecting”) and the identity and elucidation of novel pathways of those novel enzymes with emphasis on their business relevance. With the advance of molecular ideas and different bioinformatics instruments, the time to combine this topic with different fields within the lifestyles sciences has arrived. A swift enlargement of the information base within the box of enzyme biotechnology has happened over the last few years. a lot of this enlargement has been pushed by means of the bio-discovery of many new enzymes from quite a lot of environments, a few severe in nature, by means of next protein (enzyme) engineering. those enzymes have discovered quite a lot of purposes, starting from bioremediation, bio-monitoring, biosensor improvement, bioconversion to biofuels and different biotechnologically vital value-added items. Hydrolases represent an immense section of the worldwide annual profit generated by means of commercial enzymes and the emphasis has for that reason been put on those enzymes and their purposes. With the huge curiosity of researchers lively during this zone, this e-book will serve to supply details on present elements during this box of research. within the present version, the contributions of many different themes in the direction of setting up new instructions of study within the region of enzyme biotechnology are defined. This publication serves to supply a special resource of data to undergraduates, submit graduates and doctoral classes in microbiology and biotechnology besides allied existence sciences. the current variation of the e-book covers all vital parts of enzyme biotechnology i.e. the wide range of enzymes within the box of enzyme biotechnology and their commercial purposes, new equipment and state of the art info on glossy tools of enzyme discovery. This e-book will act nearly as good source on many of the present elements of enzyme expertise for all scholars engaged in bioengineering and biotechnology.
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Keywords Hemicellulose • Mannans • β-Mannanase • β-Mannosidase • Locust bean gum Introduction Hemicelluloses are structural polysaccharides of the plant cell wall. Hemicellulose is associated with cellulose and lignin and forms about 30 % of H. Soni • N. Kango (*) Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Dr. com the lignocellulosic biomass. Lignocellulose is abundant and represents one of the major natural renewable resources and a dominating waste material from agriculture. This renewable resource can be used in several industries, including the pharmaceutical, biofuel, and pulp and paper industries, and many more (Kango et al.
Biotechnol Prog 10:525–531 Zhou QZ, Chen XD, Li X (2003) Kinetics of lactose hydrolysis by β-galactosidase of Kluyveromyces lactis immobilized on cotton fabric. Biotechnol Bioeng 81:127–133 Zhou QZK, Chen XD (2001) Effects of temperature and pH on the catalytic activity of the immobilized β-galactosidase from Kluyveromyces lactis. Biochem Eng J 9:33–40 4 Microbial Mannanases: Properties and Applications Hemant Soni and Naveen Kango Abstract Mannans are a major constituent of the hemicellulose fraction of lignocelluloses.
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