Lignin-Degrading Enzyme from the Hymenomycete Phanerochaete chrysosporium Burds

@article{Tien1983LigninDegradingEF,
  title={Lignin-Degrading Enzyme from the Hymenomycete Phanerochaete chrysosporium Burds},
  author={M. Tien and T. Kirk},
  journal={Science},
  year={1983},
  volume={221},
  pages={661 - 663}
}
The extracellular fluid of ligninolytic cultures of the wood-decomposing basidiomycete Phanerochaete chrysosporium Burds. contains an enzyme that degrades lignin substructure model compounds as well as spruce and birch lignins. It has a molecular size of 42,000 daltons and requires hydrogen peroxide for activity. 
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