cellulase

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cel·lu·lase

 (sĕl′yə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
Any of several enzymes produced chiefly by fungi, bacteria, and protozoans that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.

cellulase

(ˈsɛljʊˌleɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any enzyme that converts cellulose to the disaccharide cellobiose
[C20: from cellulose + -ase]

cel•lu•lase

(ˈsɛl yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)

n.
any of several enzymes, produced primarily by fungi and bacteria, that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.
[1900–05]
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In addition to endoglucanase activity, ENZ has greater [beta]-glucosidase activity than some other products such as those derived from Trichoderma viride [23].
In these tests, reducing sugars were estimated spectrophotometrically with, 5-dinitrosalicylic acid using glucose as standards as earlier reported by Ghosh and Ghose [13] Then enzymatic activities of total endoglucanase were defined in units.
Integration and expression of a-amylase and endoglucanase genes in the Lactobacillus plantarum chromosome.
Tricarico JM, Dawson KA (2005) Influence of supplemental endoglucanase or xylanase on volatile fatty acid production from ruminant feed by ruminal in vitro cultures.
Para isso, os 40 isolados foram cultivados em fermentacao em estado solido (FES) durante 10 dias e os extratos enzimaticos produzidos durante esse periodo foram quantificados em termos das atividades de endoglucanase, p-glicosidase, FPase e xilanase e comparados em termos dos parametros producao e produtividade enzimatica.
Criquet S, Tagger S, Vogt G, Le Petit J (2002) Endoglucanase and [beta]-glycosidase activities in an evergreen oak litter: annual variation and regulating factors.
The endoglucanase activity was measured by an indirect spectrophotometric method using hydrazide p-hydroxybenzoic acid (1% PAHBAH) for measurement of glucose released by enzymatic action (LEVER, 1972).
Furthermore, they have the extracelullar enterotoxins that act as proteases, endoglucanase or hemolysin (Lory 1992).
Effect of different growth parameters on endoglucanase enzyme activity by bacteria isolated from coir retting effluents of estuarine environment, International Journal of Environment Science and Technology, 03: 25-34