beta-amylase activity

Known as: 1,4-alpha-D-glucan maltohydrolase activity, beta amylase activity, saccharogen amylase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n+1) + H2O = (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n-1) + alpha-maltose. This reaction is the hydrolysis of 1,4… (More)
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2010
2010
Thermostabilization of enzymes is one of the greatest challenges of protein engineering. The ancestral mutation method, which… (More)
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2008
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2008
This work investigated the roles of beta-amylases in the breakdown of leaf starch. Of the nine beta-amylase (BAM)-like proteins… (More)
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2005
2005
Effects of different concentrations of arsenite and arsenate (0-16 mg/l) on seed germination, relative root length and shoot… (More)
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2001
2001
Despite extensive biochemical analyses, the biological function(s) of plant beta-amylases remains unclear. The fact that beta… (More)
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2000
2000
Cotyledons detached from 4-d-old cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seedlings were subjected to water stress (air-drying or PEG… (More)
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1999
1999
beta-Amylase is one of the most abundant starch degrading activities found in leaves and other plant organs. Despite its… (More)
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1998
1998
The wild ancestor of cultivated barley, Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum (K. Koch) A. & Gr. (H. spontaneum), is a source of wide… (More)
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1996
1996
Growth of embryonic axis of germinating pea seeds (Pisum sativum cv. Bonneville) was significantly inhibited by as low as 0.25 mM… (More)
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1994
1994
To determine which amino acid residues are essential for the catalytic activity of soybean beta-amylase, deoxyoligonucleotide… (More)
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1983
1983
The specific measurement of alpha-amylase activity in crude plant extracts is difficult because of the presence of beta-amylases… (More)
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