Distribution of beta-glucanases within the genus Bacillus.

Abstract

Representative strains (368) from 36 species in the genus Bacillus were screened for the secretion of beta-glucanases. (1 leads to 6)-beta-glucanases active on pustulan were produced by a minority of the organisms studied (4%), but (1 leads to 3)-beta-glucanases which hydrolyzed laminarin and pachyman were more widespread and were secreted by 56 and 44% of the strains, respectively.

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@article{Martin1980DistributionOB, title={Distribution of beta-glucanases within the genus Bacillus.}, author={Dean F. Martin and Fergus G. Priest and C. Todd and Michael J. Goodfellow}, journal={Applied and environmental microbiology}, year={1980}, volume={40 6}, pages={1136-8} }