Gallagher, J, Winters, A, Barron, N, McHale, L and McHale, Anthony (1996) Production of cellulase and beta-glucosidase activity during growth of the actinomycete Micromonospora chalcae on cellulose-containing media. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 18 (5). pp. 537-540. [Journal article]
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The actinomycete, Micromonospora chalcae produced an extracellular cellulase system when grown on cellulose-containing media. Cellulase activity reached a maximum after 8 days and the beta-glucosidase activity was maximal within 16 to 18 days. beta-Glucosidase activity was isolated and had a Km of 0.25mM for the substrate p-nitrophenyl-beta-D-glucoside. The activity was optimal at pH 7.25 and 52 degrees C.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
|Deposited By:||Professor Anthony McHale|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2012 16:22|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2012 11:50|
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