chymosin


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chy·mo·sin

 (kī′mə-sĭn)
n.
See rennin.

chymosin

(ˈkaɪməsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for rennin
[C20: from chyme + -ose2 + -in]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chymosin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
gastric acid, gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
rennet - a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket
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In fact, the process used by the Cardiff company in question is similar to a commonly-used method of commercial cheese-making where a recombinant form of rennet called chymosin is used to replace animalderived rennet to make vegetarian cheese products.
Maxiren XDS is a bovine chymosin and is as thermo-labile as other bovine chymosins on the market.
UF of milk is done to save cost during preparation of semi-hard and hard cheese by increasing the salt and whey protein concentration but it causes compromised sensory and functional properties (Mistry and Maubois, 1993) with slower ripening rate due to decreased proteolysis caused by reduction chymosin and rennin action and presence of more whey proteins (Neocleous et al.
In the experiments, Queso Fresco was made with pasteurized, homogenized milk, lactic acid bacterial starter culture, chymosin and flake salt.
While still milk-fed, their stomachs produce ample amounts of the enzyme chymosin (or rennin), a reliable cheeseager.
Unlike calf rennet, which is traditionally used to coagulate milk in cheese production, Maxiren Gold's 100 percent chymosin does not contain any redundant proteases and delivers a pure and concentrated form of the key dairy yeast Saccharomyces (Kluveromyces) lactis.
According to the WCDR, there are four types of rennet: calf rennet, microbial rennet, fermentation-produced chymosin, and vegetable coagulants.
Chymosin, found in the lining of a calf's stomach, when added to milk, made early cheese production possible.
Designed as both a professional reference and a student text, the collection of 31 articles includes principles such as analytical techniques, recent advances in research, and browning reactions; articles on water, enzymology, biotechnology and protein cross-linking include research on enzyme activities, chymosin in cheesemaking, starch synthesis in the potato tube and pectic enzymes in tomatoes.
Applications of ag / food biotechnology Examples of current ag and Expected future products from food biotech products biotechnology * Milk from cattle receiving bST * Rapid growing salmon * FlavrSavr tomatoes * Improved tomatoes * Improved cherry tomatoes * High solids tomatoes, potatoes * Carrots * High stearic rapeseed oils-- * Sweet mini-red peppers shortening * Chymosin cheese and frying * Aspire--natural fungicide * MCTs from rapeseed * Nisin--cheese protection * Low saturated fats from * Pest resistant corn, wheat, rapeseed cotton, potato * Pest resistant rice Table 3.
GM enzymes used as processing aids, such as chymosin in cheese and pectinase in fruit juices, do not have to be labelled.
Crystallographic studies at CARB were then focused on protein engineering efforts that included among others chymosin, subtilisin BPN'.