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nitrilase activity

Known as: acetonitrilase activity, benzonitrilase activity, nitrile aminohydrolase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: a nitrile + H2O = a carboxylate + NH3. Acts on a wide range of aromatic nitriles including (indole-3-yl)-acetonitrile and… Expand
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2018
2018
Iminodiacetic acid (IDA) is widely used as an intermediate in the manufacturing of chelating agents, glyphosate herbicides and… Expand
2018
2018
Nitrile hydrolyzing moderate halophilic bacterium Halomonas sp. IIIMB2797 was isolated from Sambhar Lake, India. Maximum cell… Expand
2015
2015
In recent years, nitrilases from fungus have received increasing attention, and most of the studies are performed on nitrilases… Expand
2014
2014
Plants naturally produce cyanide (CN) which is maintained at low levels in their cells by a process of rapid assimilation… Expand
2012
2012
Isonicotinic acid (INA) is an important pyridine derivative used in the manufacture of isoniazid (antituberculosatic drug) and… Expand
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2011
2011
The objective of this work is to investigate the effects of the medium components including carbon sources, nitrogen sources and… Expand
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2003
2003
The filamentous fungus Fusarium lateritium produces cyanide hydratase when grown in the presence of cyanide. The cyanide… Expand
2003
2003
A rapid, simple and sensitive fluorometric assay method for the determination of nitrilase activity is described. 3‐Cyanopyridine… Expand
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
We found two kinds of benzonitrilases, designated benzonitrilases A and B, in a cell extract of Arthrobacter sp. strain J-1 grown… Expand
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1976
1976
Eighteen strains of Bacteria from the genus Bacillus, Bacteridium, Micrococcus and Brevibacterium were isolated. They have a very… Expand