keratinase

keratinase

 [ker´ah-tin-ās″]
a proteolytic enzyme that hydrolyzes keratin.

keratinase

/ker·a·tin·ase/ (-ās) a proteolytic enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of keratin.

keratinase

(kĕr′ă-tĭ-nās)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes the protein keratin.

keratinase

a proteolytic enzyme that hydrolyzes keratin.
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Effects of keratinase supplementation of corn-soybean meal based diets on apparent ileal amino acid digestibility in growing pigs and serum amino acids, cytokines, immunoglobulin levels and loin muscle area in nursery pigs.
Purification and Characterization of a Keratinase from a Feather-Degrading Fungus, Aspergillus flavus Strain K-03.
Konwarh R, Karak N, Rai SK, Mukherjee AK (2009) Polymer-assisted iron oxide magnetic nanoparticle immobilized keratinase.
Chicken feather digestions by Bacillus subtilis G8 culture and crude keratinase were comparatively investigated.
15,18) The evoked scale sign results from the production of keratinase, which disrupts the stratum corneum.
Production and characterization of keratinase enzyme by Bacillus strain isolated from natural environments under submerged fermentation culture.
Optimization of influential parameters for extracellular keratinase production by Bacillus subtilis (MTCC9102) in solid state fermentation using horn meal-a biowaste management, Appl Biochem Biotechnol, 160: 30-39.
Acid proteases, elastase, keratinase and other proteinases reportedly act as virulence factors (Rosenberg and Gallin 1999).
Humoral and cellular immune response to a crude exo-antigen and purified keratinase of Microsporum canis in experimentally infected guinea pigs.
KEY WORDS: Keratinophilic fungi, Keratinase, Dermatophytosis, Domestic animals.
Tryptone yeast broth and basal feather or snake skin medium were used to detect specific keratinase activity and pigment production, Mueller-Hinton plates for microbial interactions and antibiotic production, blood agar and basal medium for hemolytic action and carbon utilization by Streptomyces.