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Cloning and characterization of a novel thermostable esterase from Bacillus gelatini KACC 12197.
A novel gene encoding a thermostable esterase (designated as Est-gela) was isolated from the moderate thermophile Bacillus gelatini KACC 12197. The open reading frame of this gene (1170 bp) encodesExpand
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Characterization of a novel oligomeric SGNH-arylesterase from Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021.
A novel oligomeric SGNH-arylesterase (Sm23) from Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021 was characterized using biochemical and biophysical methods. A sequence comparison of Sm23 with other SGNH membersExpand
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Chaperone-like activities of alpha-synuclein: alpha-synuclein assists enzyme activities of esterases.
Alpha-synuclein, a major constituent of Lewy bodies (LBs), has been implicated to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD), although the physiological function ofExpand
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Identification and characterization of a novel (S)-ketoprofen-specific esterase.
A new (S)-ketoprofen specific esterase (EST-Y29) was identified from a metagenome library from environmental samples, which showed homologies with class C-beta lactamase, penicillin binding protein,Expand
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Optimization of culture medium for enhanced production of exopolysaccharide from Aureobasidium pullulans
Polysaccharides produced by microorganisms are utilized for a variety of purposes, including the use in cosmetics and as food additives. More recently, polysaccharides have been exploited by theExpand
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Improved enantioselectivity of thermostable esterase from Archaeoglobus fulgidus toward (S)-ketoprofen ethyl ester by directed evolution and characterization of mutant esterases
Thermostable esterases have potential applications in various biotechnology industries because of their resistance to high temperature and organic solvents. In a previous study, we isolated anExpand
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Purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of Est25: a ketoprofen-specific hormone-sensitive lipase.
Ketoprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandin. A novel hydrolase (Est25) with high ketoprofen specificity has previously been identified using aExpand
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Purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of Est-Y29: a novel oligomeric beta-lactamase.
  • S. Kim, Sangbum Joo, +5 authors T. Kim
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural…
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beta-Lactam antibiotics such as penicillins and cephalosporins have a four-atom ring as a common element in their structure. The beta-lactamases, which catalyze the inactivation of these antibiotics,Expand
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Optimization of alkaline pretreatment on corn stover for enhanced production of 1.3-propanediol and 2,3-butanediol by Klebsiella pneumoniae AJ4
Corn stover is one of the most promising lignocellulosic biomass that can be utilized for producing 1,3-propanediol and 2,3-butanediol. The pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis steps are essentialExpand
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Structural and functional characterization of S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) synthetase from Pichia ciferrii
S-adenosylmethionine synthetase (SAM-s) catalyzes the synthesis of S-adenosylmethionine (SAM), which is essential for methylation, transcription, proliferation, and production of secondaryExpand
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