Mahmoud El-Hofi

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Lipases are extensively used in the dairy industry for the hydrolysis of milk fat. The dairy industry uses lipases to modify the fatty acid chain lengths, to enhance the flavours of various cheeses. Current applications also include the acceleration of cheese ripening and the lipolysis of butter, fat and cream. The free fatty acids generated by the action(More)
BACKGROUND Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is a spice and medicinal herb widely used around the world of the natural antioxidants, and it has been widely accepted as one of the spices with the highest antioxidant activity. Transglutaminase (EC 2.3.2.13: TGase) is an enzyme capable of catalysing acyl transfer reactions by introducing covalent(More)
BACKGROUND Microbial milk-clotting enzymes are valued as calf rennet substitutes in the cheese industry. The worldwide increase of cheese production coupled with a reduced supply of calf rennet has prompted a search for calf rennet substitutes, including microbial and plant rennets. However, most plant rennets have proved unsuitable because they impart a(More)
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