chitinase


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chi·ti·nase

(kī'ti-nās),
An enzyme catalyzing the random hydrolysis of β(1→4) linkages in chitin (ultimately releasing N-acetyl-d-glucosamine); some enzymes of this type display lysozyme activity.

chitinase

an ENZYME catalysing the HYDROLYSIS of CHITIN and generating chitobiose. Chitinases are found in various ANIMALS, plants and MICROORGANISMS.
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The soluble protein content, the N-acetyl glucosamine content, and the activity of chitinase were examined as described by Bradford (Bradford, 1979) and Li et al.
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Besides, root colonization with Trichoderma induced increased peroxidase and chitinase activities in many plants (de Santiago et al.
Surprisingly, chitin addition had deleterious effects on growth and there was minimal chitinase activity in the gastric juices.
Identification, phylogeny, and transcript of chitinase family genes in sugarcane.
Chitinase activity was the only enzymatic activity with statistically significant differences between treatments.
The optimum pH value for the chitinase is known to be in the range of 7-8.
The fungus is believed to produce hydrolytic enzymes such as proteases, collagenase, and chitinase which may be involved in nematode cuticle penetration and host cell degradation (Tunlid et al.
Although the role of mammalian chitinases on inflammation is not clear, chitinase 3-like-1 (CHI3L1) expressed by macrophages increases internalization of intracellular bacteria such as Salmonella (Kawada et al.
chitiniclastica is a short, gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, and motile gammaproteobacterium with strong chitinase activity.
The survived larvae fed on semiartifiacal diet contamenated by the first concentration (field rate) untile reached at forth instar larvae (full grown larvae) were taken to detarmine the activity of chitinase, amylase and protease enzymes.