Mammalian small intestinal phytase (EC 3.1.3.8).

@article{Cooper1983MammalianSI,
  title={Mammalian small intestinal phytase (EC 3.1.3.8).},
  author={Jack R. Cooper and H S Gowing},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1983},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={673-8}
}
Phytase (EC 3.1.3.8) 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