Efficient screening methods for glucosyltransferase genes in Lactobacillus strains

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Kralj, S ; van Geel-schutten, GH ; van der Maarel, MJEC ; Dijkhuizen, L (2003)
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    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... View more
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