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Tannin acylhydrolase, an enzyme produced in cultures of Penicillium glaucum and found in certain tannin-forming plants; it hydrolyzes digallate to gallate, and also acts on ester links in other tannins.
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Tannase is used in the manufacture of instant tea and production of gallic acid, a substrate for chemical synthesis of propyl gallate and trimethoprim which have applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
Jackson and Lee believe their findings suggest the prospect of reducing some teas' detrimental effects on mineral bioavailability, perhaps with something like a tannase pretreatment.
Tamarind seed powder and palm kernel cake: two novel agro residues for production of tannase under solid state fermentation by Aspergillus niger ATCC 16620.
2009) such as tannin, by the action of novel tannase (tanLpI) (Iwamoto et al.
Tannase finds application in the manufacture of Gallic acid and instant tea, as clarifying agent in some wines, juices of fruits and refreshing drinks with coffee flavor.
Detoxification of castor bean residues and the simultaneous production of tannase and phytase by solid-state fermentation using Paecilomyces variotii.
Tannin acyl hydrolase commonly called tannase is produced by a number of microorganisms like fungi -Aspergillus, Penicillium, Rhizopus sp, Yeast--Candida sp.
Aspergillus is the most popular species due to its capacity to produce enzymes such as hemicellulases, hydrolases, pectinases, protease, amylase, lipases, and tannases (Pinto et al.