Chitinases

Known as: Chitinase, Chitinases [Chemical/Ingredient], Poly(1,4-(N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminide)) glycanohydrolase 
Glycoside hydrolases that break down glycosidic bonds in CHITIN. They are important for insect and worm morphogenesis and plant defense against… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Ym1 and Fizz1 are secreted proteins that have been identified in a variety of Th2-mediated inflammatory settings. We originally… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Chitinases are ubiquitous chitin-fragmenting hydrolases. Recently we discovered the first human chitinase, named chitotriosidase… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Our understanding of the degradation of organic matter will benefit from a greater appreciation for the genes encoding enzymes… (More)
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1994
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1994
Plants respond to pathogen attack by the induction of a battery of defenses, suggesting that different protective mechanisms may… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae chitinase described by Correa et al. (Correa, J. U., Elango, N., Polacheck, I., and Cabib, E. (1982… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Plants respond to an attack by potentially pathogenic organisms and to the plant stress hormone ethylene with an increased… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Chitinase and beta-1,3-glucanase purified from pea pods acted synergistically in the degradation of fungal cell walls. The… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Chitinases were isolated from the grains of wheat, barley and maize, and compared with those obtained from Serratia marcescens… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Two endochitinases (EC 3.2.1.14) of M(r) values of approximately 34,000 and approximately 32,000 have been purified from cultured… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Ethylene induced an endochitinase in primary leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris L. The enzyme formed chitobiose and higher chitin… (More)
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