Enzymes of Entomopathogenic Fungi , Advances and Insights

  • Lluvia de Carolina Sánchez-Pérez, Juan Esteban Barranco-Florido, Silvia Rodríguez-Navarro, José Francisco Cervantes-Mayagoitia, Miguel Ángel Ramos-López
  • Published 2014

Abstract

Entomopathogenic fungi (EF) are recognized biological control agents of insects. Basically, the entomopathogenic fungi pathogen activity depends on the ability of its enzymatic equipment, consisting of lipases, proteases and chitinases, which are in charge of breaking down the insect’s integument. Lipases are the first enzymes synthesized by the… (More)

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