Xylanolytic Enzymes

Paperback | February 24, 2014

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Xylanolytic Enzymes describes the enzyme structure and its interaction with plant cell walls, the properties and production of different enzymes and their application, and the knowledge gathered on the hydrolysis mechanism of hemicellulose. The knowledge gathered about the hydrolysis mechanism of the hemicelluloses, especially xylans, has greatly promoted the rapid application of these enzymes in new areas. Recently there has been much industrial interest in xylan and its hydrolytic enzymatic complex, as a supplement and for the manufacturing of food, drinks, textiles, pulps and paper, and ethanol; and in xylitol production as a fermentation substrate for the production of enzymes. This book describes xylan as a major component of plant hemicelluloses. Presents a thorough overview of all aspects of xylanolytic enzymes Gives up-to-date authoritative information and cites pertinent research Includes studies on xylanase regulation and synergistic action between multiple forms of xylanase

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Xylanolytic Enzymes describes the enzyme structure and its interaction with plant cell walls, the properties and production of different enzymes and their application, and the knowledge gathered on the hydrolysis mechanism of hemicellulose. The knowledge gathered about the hydrolysis mechanism of the hemicelluloses, especially xylans, ...

Dr. Pratima Bajpai is currently working as a Consultant in the field of Paper and Pulp. She has a vast 36 years of experience in this field. She has worked at National Sugar Institute Kanpur (India), University of Saskatchewan (Canada), University of Western Ontario (Canada), and Thapar Center for Industrial Research and Development (I...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 24, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128010207

ISBN - 13:9780128010204

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Preface Introduction Xylan: Occurrence and Structure Microbial Xylanolytic Systems Properties of Xylanolytic Enzymes Xylanase Beta-Xylosidases Alpha-Arabinosidases Alpha-Glucuronidases Esterases Production of Xylanases Synergistic Action Between Multiple Forms of Xylanase Purification of Xylanases Immobilization of Xylanases Industrial Applications of Xylanases Food Feed Textiles Pulp and Paper Chemicals Reference Abbreviations