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Biodegradation potential of the genus Rhodococcus.
A large number of aromatic compounds and organic nitriles, the two groups of compounds covered in this review, are intermediates, products, by-products or waste products of the chemical andExpand
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Purification and characterization of a nitrilase from Fusarium solani O1
Abstract An intracellular nitrilase was purified from a Fusarium solani O1 culture, in which the enzyme (up to 3000 U L −1 ) was induced by 2-cyanopyridine. SDS-PAGE revealed one major bandExpand
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Secondary metabolites of the fungusMonascus: A review
This review deals with polyketides produced by the filamentous fungusMonascus which include: 1) a group of yellow, orange and red pigments, 2) a group of antihypercholesterolemic agents includingExpand
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Purification and characterization of a nitrilase from Aspergillus niger K10
Aspergillus niger K10 cultivated on 2-cyanopyridine produced high levels of an intracellular nitrilase, which was partially purified (18.6-fold) with a 24% yield. The N-terminal amino acid sequenceExpand
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Biological activity of polyketide pigments produced by the fungus Monascus
L. MART~NKOVA, P. JOZLOVA AND D. VESELV. 1995. The biological activity of the pigment extracts from Monascus purpureus included their antibiotic action not only against bacteria but also against someExpand
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Purification and characterization of nitrilase from Fusarium solani IMI196840
Abstract Nitrilase activity in Fusarium solani IMI196840 (approx. 1500 U l −1 of culture broth) was induced by 2-cyanopyridine. The enzyme was purified by a factor of 20.3 at a yield of 26.9%.Expand
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Biological activities of oligoketide pigments of Monascus purpureus.
Rubropunctatin (1), monascorubrin (2), monascin (3) and ankaflavin (4) were purified from the mycelium of Monascus purpureus by flash chromatography on silica gel or reversed phase. TheirExpand
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Hydrolysis of nitriles and amides by filamentous fungi
Abstract Screening of culture collection afforded nitrile-utilizing fungi belonging to genera Aspergillus , Talaromyces and Penicillium . Fusarium solani O1 was enriched from soil usingExpand
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Glycosides in medicine: "The role of glycosidic residue in biological activity".
Numbers of biologically active compounds are glycosides. Sometimes, the glycosidic residue is crucial for their activity, in other cases glycosylation only improves pharmacokinetic parameters. RecentExpand
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Hyperinduction of nitrilases in filamentous fungi
Abstract2-Cyanopyridine proved to act as a powerful nitrilase inducer in Aspergillusniger K10, Fusarium solani O1, Fusarium oxysporum CCF 1414, Fusarium oxysporum CCF 483 and Penicillium multicolorExpand
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