Mammalian small intestinal phytase (EC

  title={Mammalian small intestinal phytase (EC},
  author={Jack R. Cooper and H S Gowing},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={50 3},
Phytase (EC concentration has been measured in the small intestine of rat, rabbit, guinea-pig and hamster. Levels varied from 0.12 units (microgram phosphorus released/min)/mg protein in the rat to 0.03 units/mg protein in the rabbit. The enzyme is localized in the brush border of the small intestine of the rat. It is suggested that the levels and… CONTINUE READING