CHITINASE OF ANTARCTIC SANGUIBACTER SP. KOPRI 21702
- CHITINASE OF ANTARCTIC SANGUIBACTER SP. KOPRI 21702
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- 남극 상귀박터의 키틴분해효소
- Lee, Hong Kum
Hong, Soon Gyu
Lee, Yoo Kyung
Yim, Joung Han
- Antarctic; Chitin; Sanguibacter; chitinase
- Issue Date
- Lee, Hong Kum, et al. 2006. CHITINASE OF ANTARCTIC SANGUIBACTER SP. KOPRI 21702. International Symposium on Polar Sciences. KOPRI, Korea. 2006.05.11.
- Chitin is a polymer of ？-(1-4)-linked N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) and a very abundant polymer next to cellulose in nature and represents an important potential source of renewable biomass. Chitin is degraded by chitinase (EC 22.214.171.124) and ？-N-acetyl-glucosaminidase (EC 126.96.36.199). Chitinase hydrolyze the-1,4-linkages in chitin, yielding predominantly N-N’-diacetyl chitobiose, which in further degraded by chitobiases to the GlcNAc monomer. Chitinases are a diverse family of enzymes found in a wide variety of higher plants, in vertebrates, in fungi, and in bacteria. Marine bacteria are excellent sources of chitinase. In this study, a chitinase-producing bacterium strain KOPRI 21702 and the chitinase gene of KOPRI 21702 were reported.
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- International Symposium on Polar Sciences
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- KOPRI, Korea
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