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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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2011
2011
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Aluminium (Al) toxicity is one of the factors limiting crop production on acid soils. However, genotypic… Expand
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2011
2011
Pectin methylesterases (PMEs) are important cell wall enzymes that may play important roles in plant chilling/freezing tolerance… Expand
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2010
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2010
The Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) trichome birefringence (tbr) mutant has severely reduced crystalline cellulose in… Expand
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2010
2010
UNLABELLED The integrity of onion cells and its impact on tissue texture after high pressure and thermal processing was studied… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
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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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2003
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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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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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1998
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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1994
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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