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A plant mutase that interconverts UDP-arabinofuranose and UDP-arabinopyranose.
Plant cell walls constitute the bulk of the earth renewable source of energy and are a component in the diet of humans and herbivores. l-Arabinofuranosyl (Araf) residues are a quantifiably importantExpand
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Characterization of endo-1,3–1,4-β-glucanases in GH family 12 from Magnaporthe oryzae
We have cloned three putative endoglucanase cDNAs, designated MoCel12A, MoCel12B, and MoCel12C, from Magnaporthe oryzae. The deduced peptide sequences of both MoCel12A and MoCel12B contain secretionExpand
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Characterization of a Cellobiohydrolase (MoCel6A) Produced by Magnaporthe oryzae
ABSTRACT Three GH-6 family cellobiohydrolases are expected in the genome of Magnaporthe grisea based on the complete genome sequence. Here, we demonstrate the properties, kinetics, and substrateExpand
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Immune responses in newly developed short-lived SAM mice. Selectively impaired T-helper cell activity in in vitro antibody response.
New short-lived strains of mice (SAM-P), which have been developed by Takeda et al. (1981), shows a defective antibody response to T dependent (TD) antigen in vitro, as demonstrated in theExpand
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Identification and enzymatic characterization of an endo-1,3-β-glucanase from Euglena gracilis.
Euglena produces paramylon as a storage polysaccharide, and is thought to require β-1,3-glucan degrading enzymes to release and utilize the accumulated carbohydrate. To investigate β-1,3-glucanExpand
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Characterization of β-N-acetylhexosaminidase (LeHex20A), a member of glycoside hydrolase family 20, from Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom)
We purified and cloned a β-N-acetylhexosaminidase, LeHex20A, with a molecular mass of 79 kDa from the fruiting body of Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom). The gene lehex20a gene had 1,659Expand
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The Gentio-Oligosaccharide Gentiobiose Functions in the Modulation of Bud Dormancy in the Herbaceous Perennial Gentiana[C][W]
This study examines the mechanisms regulating dormancy in gentians, a group of alpine perennials that produce overwintering buds. Multivariate analysis of metabolite profiles revealed thatExpand
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Anionic derivatives of xyloglucan function as acceptor but not donor substrates for xyloglucan endotransglucosylase activity
Tamarind xyloglucan was oxidised by reaction with sodium hypochlorite in the presence of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-piperidinyloxy free radical (TEMPO). Galactose residues and non-xylosylated glucoseExpand
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Identification, cloning, and characterization of β-glucosidase from Ustilago esculenta
Hydrolytic enzymes responsible for laminarin degradation were found to be secreted during growth of Ustilago esculenta on laminarin. An enzyme involved in laminarin degradation was purified byExpand
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