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… (More)
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1967-2017
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2015
2015
Comparative studies of immobilized and free cells of Gibberella intermedia CA3-1 in bioconversion of 3-cyanopyridine to nicotinic… (More)
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2014
2014
Plants naturally produce cyanide (CN) which is maintained at low levels in their cells by a process of rapid assimilation… (More)
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2012
2012
Iminodiacetic acid (IDA) is widely used as an intermediate in the manufacture of chelating agents, glyphosate herbicides and… (More)
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2010
2010
The cross-linked enzyme aggregate (CLEA) method is used for the dual purpose of combining both the purification and… (More)
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2010
2010
Nitrilase of Nocardia globerula NHB-2 was induced by short-chain aliphatic nitriles (valeronitrile > isobutyronitrile… (More)
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2005
2005
(R)-mandelic acid was produced from racemic mandelonitrile using free and immobilized cells of Pseudomonas putida MTCC 5110… (More)
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2003
2003
A rapid, simple and sensitive fluorometric assay method for the determination of nitrilase activity is described. 3-Cyanopyridine… (More)
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2002
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2002
Arabidopsis thaliana expresses four nitrilases, three of which (NIT1, NIT2 and NIT3) are able to convert indole-3-acetonitrile to… (More)
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1999
1999
A Gram-negative bacterial strain, identified as Acidovorax facilis strain 72W, has been isolated from soil by enrichment using 2… (More)
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1976
1976
Eighteen strains of Bacteria from the genus Bacillus, Bacteridium, Micrococcus and Brevibacterium were isolated. They have a very… (More)
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