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Occurrence, properties, and applications of feruloyl esterases
Feruloyl esterases hydrolyze the ester linkages of ferulic and diferulic acids present in plant cell walls. This interesting group of enzymes also has a potentially broad range of applications in theExpand
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Novel effects of a single administration of ferulic acid on the regulation of blood pressure and the hepatic lipid metabolic profile in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats.
We studied the effects of a single oral administration of ferulic acid (FA) on the blood pressure (BP) and lipid profile in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRSP). Male 12-week-oldExpand
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Role of two alpha-L-arabinofuranosidases in arabinoxylan degradation and characteristics of the encoding genes from shochu koji molds, Aspergillus kawachii and Aspergillus awamori.
Two different alpha-L-arabinofuranosidases from Aspergillus kawachii were purified and characterized. The two enzymes acted synergically with xylanase in the degradation of arabinoxylan and resultedExpand
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Characterization of two distinct feruloyl esterases, AoFaeB and AoFaeC, from Aspergillus oryzae
Two hypothetical proteins XP_001818628 and XP_001819091 (designated AoFaeB and AoFaeC, respectively), showing sequence identity with known type-C feruloyl esterases, have been found in the genomicExpand
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Crystal Structure of a Family 54 α-l-Arabinofuranosidase Reveals a Novel Carbohydrate-binding Module That Can Bind Arabinose*
As the first known structures of a glycoside hydrolase family 54 (GH54) enzyme, we determined the crystal structures of free and arabinose-complex forms of Aspergillus kawachii IFO4308Expand
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Characterization of an α-l-rhamnosidase from Aspergillus kawachii and its gene
An α-l-rhamnosidase was purified by fractionating a culture filtrate of Aspergillus kawachii grown on l-rhamnose as the sole carbon source. The α-l-rhamnosidase had a molecular mass of 90 kDa and aExpand
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The family 42 carbohydrate-binding module of family 54 alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase specifically binds the arabinofuranose side chain of hemicellulose.
Alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase catalyses the hydrolysis of the alpha-1,2-, alpha-1,3-, and alpha-1,5-L-arabinofuranosidic bonds in L-arabinose-containing hemicelluloses such as arabinoxylan. AkAbf54Expand
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Crystal structure of a feruloyl esterase belonging to the tannase family: a disulfide bond near a catalytic triad.
Feruloyl esterase (FAE) catalyzes the hydrolysis of the ferulic and diferulic acids present in plant cell wall polysaccharides, and tannase catalyzes the hydrolysis of tannins to release gallic acid.Expand
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An Aspergillus oryzae acetyl xylan esterase: molecular cloning and characteristics of recombinant enzyme expressed in Pichia pastoris.
We screened 20,000 clones of an expressed sequence tag (EST) library from Aspergillus oryzae (http://www.nrib.go.jp/ken/EST/db/index.html) and obtained one cDNA clone encoding a protein withExpand
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Biochemical characterization of a glycoside hydrolase family 61 endoglucanase from Aspergillus kawachii
The glycoside hydrolase family 61 endoglucanase from Aspergillus kawachii (AkCel61) is a modular enzyme that consists of a catalytic domain and a carbohydrate-binding module belonging to family 1Expand
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