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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1958-2017
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2011
2011
Plant production of methanol (MeOH) is a poorly understood aspect of metabolism, and understanding MeOH production in plants is… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The hypothesis was tested that pectin content and methylation degree participate in regulation of cell wall… (More)
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2004
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… (More)
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2003
2003
The aim of this work was to test the hypothesis that endogenous ascorbate, released into the apoplast by membrane… (More)
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2000
2000
Pectin methyl esterase (PME) (EC 3.1.1.11) catalyzes the hydrolysis of methylester groups of cell wall pectins. We investigated… (More)
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1998
1998
Increased binding of ruthenium red to pectin as the number of methyl esters attached to the pectin decreases was used as the… (More)
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1997
1997
A rapid spectrophotometric method for the determination of pectinesterase activity is presented. In this assay, methanol released… (More)
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1994
1994
We tested predictions of the hypothesis that pectin methylesterase in the root cap plays a role in cell wall solubilization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The role of the cell wall hydrolase polygalacturonase (PG) during fruit ripening was investigated using novel mutant tomato lines… (More)
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