Efficient screening methods for glucosyltransferase genes in Lactobacillus strains
van Geel-schutten, GH
van der Maarel, MJEC
mesheuropmc: food and beverages | stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system
Limited information is available about homopolysaccharide synthesis in the genus Lactobacillus . Using efficient screening techniques, extracellular glucosyltransferase (GTF) enzyme activity, resulting in alpha-glucan synthesis from sucrose, was detected in various lact...