levansucrase

lev·an·su·crase

(lev'an-sū'krās),
An enzyme catalyzing transfer of the fructose moiety of sucrose to polyfructose (a levan), releasing d-glucose.
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Flame burned stainless steel wire spheres as carrier of Zymomonas mobilis cells and extracellular levansucrase.
Simple and efficient method for the purification of membrane-bound levansucrase from Zymomonas mobilis.
Extracellular secretion of levansucrase from Zymomonas mobilis in Escherichia coli.
The levansucrase and inulosucrase enzymes of Lactobacillus reuteri 121 catalyse processive and non-processive transglycosylation reactions.
For example, Bacillus can produce some useful enzymes ([alpha]-amylase, arabinase, cellulase, dextranase, levansucrase, maltase, alkaline protease, neutral protease and [beta]-glucanase) (Priest, 1977; Hentges, 1992) that were found to improve feed efficiency and weight gain of weaned piglets (Zani et al.
Stillage as a source of growth promoting bio factors and a stimulator of levan and extracelular levansucrase synthesis for Zymomonas mobilis.
Purification and Characterization of an Extracellular Levansucrase from Pseudomonas syringae pv phaseolicola.
Further, introduction of the bacterial levansucrase, which synthesizes fructan, in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.
This can be explained because at this pH value, the levansucrase shows lower activity for levan formation than for the sucrose hydrolysis (TANO et al.