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pectinesterase activity

Known as: pectin methoxylase activity, pectase activity, pectin pectylhydrolase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: pectin + n H2O = n methanol + pectate. [EC:3.1.1.11]
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The hypothesis was tested that pectin content and methylation degree participate in regulation of cell wall… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Partially tree-ripened ripe fruit of peach (Prunus persica L.) were stored for 1-4 weeks at 5 degrees C and then ripened at 20… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The aim of this work was to test the hypothesis that endogenous ascorbate, released into the apoplast by membrane… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Pectin methyl esterase (PME) (EC 3.1.1.11) catalyzes the hydrolysis of methylester groups of cell wall pectins. We investigated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The activity of tomato pectinesterase (PE) was studied as a function of pressure (0.1-900 MPa) and temperature (20-75 degrees C… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Increased binding of ruthenium red to pectin as the number of methyl esters attached to the pectin decreases was used as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We tested predictions of the hypothesis that pectin methylesterase in the root cap plays a role in cell wall solubilization… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Royal Anne and Bada cherries soften continuously throughout matu- ration and cold storage. However, major textural changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Soybean cell walls display a process of autolysis which results in the release of reducing sugars from the walls. Loosening and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract A simple and precise spectrophotometric determination of methanol in the range 2–40 μg is described. The method has been… Expand
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