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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Clear zone diameters are measured (mm) and used to indicate the chitinase activity of each isolate.
The following values of enzymatic activity were observed: 530 [+ or -] 46 U/mL for proteases and 0 for chitinases. Thus, although several plant latex exhibit high amounts of chitinase, in the case of the present S.
For chitinase activity, P aeruginosa PAO1 was added with sodium citrate buffer (0.1 M, pH 4.8) containing chitin azure (0.5 mg/ml).
There was no significant difference in phosphatase activity between the CK and 26ML treatments, but activities of [beta]-glucosidase and chitinase were significantly greater in the CK than the 26ML treatment (Fig.
Necrotrophic fungal plant pathogens display different mechanisms to counteract grape chitinase and thaumatin-like protein.
Activities of chitinase (CHI) and [beta]-1,3-glucanase (GLU) were determined as previously described in [32].
tuberculatum venom can be grouped basically into proteins involved in insect metabolism (annexin B9, nucleoside diphosphate kinase; aconitate hydratase; superoxide dismutase; triose phosphate isomerase; glyceraldehyde-3phosphate dehydrogenase; succinyl-CoA ligase; fructosebisphosphate aldolase; arginine kinase; citrate synthase; enolase; ATP synthase; 4-hydroxybutyrate coenzyme A transferase; medium-chain specific acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, and isocitrate dehydrogenase); transport protein (transferrin); and structural proteins (cyclophilin, actin, and chitinase).
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