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Purification and characterization of a thermostable chitinase from Bacillus licheniformis Mb-2
SummaryA chitinase produced by Bacillus licheniformis MB-2 isolated from Tompaso geothermal springs, Indonesia, was purified and characterized. The extracellular enzyme was isolated by successive… Expand
Characteristics of thermostable chitinase enzymes from the indonesian Bacillus sp.13.26
Abstract A chitinase producing bacteria was screened and isolated from Tompaso hot spring in North Sulawesi Indonesia. The gram positive spore forming rod shaped bacteria was identified as Bacillus… Expand
Amelioration of dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in mice by oral administration of beta-caryophyllene, a sesquiterpene.
- J. Y. Cho, H. Chang, S. Lee, H. Kim, J. Hwang, H. Chun
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Life sciences
- 13 February 2007
beta-Caryophyllene (BCP), a naturally occurring plant sesquiterpene, was examined for anti-inflammatory activity in a mouse model of experimental colitis induced by dextran sulfate sodium (DSS).… Expand
Characterization of Capsaicin-Loaded Nanoemulsions Stabilized with Alginate and Chitosan by Self-assembly
The objectives of this research were to characterize capsaicin-loaded nanoemulsions stabilized with natural biopolymer such as alginate and chitosan for use as a functional ingredient delivery… Expand
Effects of Collagen Tripeptide Supplement on Photoaging and Epidermal Skin Barrier in UVB-exposed Hairless Mice
- Hee-Bong Pyun, M. Kim, +6 authors J. Hwang
- Preventive nutrition and food science
- 1 December 2012
Collagen tripeptide (CTP) is a functional food material with several biological effects such as improving dry skin and wound and bone fracture healing. This study focused on the anti-photoaging… Expand
Modeling the yield and intrinsic viscosity of pectin in acidic solubilization of apple pomace
Mathematical models for yield and intrinsic viscosity of pectin in acidic solubilization of apple pomace were proposed based on the assumption of simultaneous phenomena of pectin extraction and… Expand
Isopanduratin A from Kaempferia pandurata as an active antibacterial agent against cariogenic Streptococcus mutans.
- J. Hwang, Jae-Youn Chung, N. Baek, Jung-Hee Park
- Biology, Medicine
- International journal of antimicrobial agents
- 1 April 2004
An antibacterial compound active against Streptococcus mutans was isolated from Kaempferia pandurata and identified as isopanduratin A using 1H NMR, 13C NMR and EI-MS. The minimum inhibitory… Expand
Antibacterial activity of xanthorrhizol from Curcuma xanthorrhiza against oral pathogens.
The antibacterial activity of xanthorrhizol, isolated from the methanol extract of Curcuma xanthorrhiza roots, was evaluated against oral microorganisms in comparison with chlorhexidine.
Xanthorrhizol: a potential antibacterial agent from Curcuma xanthorrhiza against Streptococcus mutans.
alpha-Glycosidase inhibitory activity of hexagalloylglucose from the galls of Quercus infectoria.
Hexagalloylglucose (3-O-digalloyl-1,2,4,6-tetra-O-galloyl-beta-D- glucose), which was isolated from the methanol extract of the galls of Quercus infectoria, significantly inhibited alpha-glycosidases… Expand