Molecular and catalytic properties of phytate‐degrading enzymes (phytases)

  title={Molecular and catalytic properties of phytate‐degrading enzymes (phytases)},
  author={Ursula Konietzny and Ralf Greiner},
  journal={International Journal of Food Science and Technology},
Summary Phytate-degrading enzymes catalyse the step-wise release of phosphate from phytate, the principle storage form of phosphorus in plant seeds and pollen.They are widespread in nature, occurring in plants and micro-organisms, as well as in some animal tissues. Phytate-degrading enzymes have been studied intensively in recent years because of the great interest in such enzymes for reducing phytate content in animal feed and food for human consumption.Phytate-degrading enzymes are also of… 

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