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Using chromatography on different matrixes, three beta-glucosidases (120, 116, and 70 kDa) were isolated from enzymatic complexes of the mycelial fungi Aspergillus japonicus, Penicillium verruculosum, and Trichoderma reesei, respectively. The enzymes were identified by MALDI-TOF mass-spectrometry. Substrate specificity, kinetic parameters for hydrolysis of(More)
Pectin lyase A (molecular weight 38 kD by SDS-PAGE, pI 6.7) was purified to homogeneity from culture broth of the mycelial fungus Penicillium canescens using chromatographic techniques. During genomic library screening, the gene encoding pectin lyase A from P. canescens (pelA) was isolated and sequenced, and the amino acid sequence was generated by applying(More)
A new enzyme preparation of fungal pectin lyase (EC was shown to be useful for the production of cranberry juice and clarification of apple juice in the food industry. A comparative study showed that the preparation of pectin lyase is competitive with commercial pectinase products. The molecular weight of homogeneous pectin lyase was 38 kDa.(More)
A fragment of Penicillium canescens genomic DNA carrying the xlnR gene coding for a translational activator of xylanolytic genes was isolated. It was demonstrated that a loss of this function in genetically modified transformants resulted in a drastic decrease in the production of P. canescens major xylanases and had a negative effect on the syntheses of(More)
Two alpha-galactosidases were purified to homogeneity from the enzymatic complex of the mycelial fungus Penicillium canescens using chromatography on different sorbents. Substrate specificity, pH- and temperature optima of activity, stability under different pH and temperature conditions, and the influence of effectors on the catalytic properties of both(More)