Use of chitin and chitosan to produce new chitooligosaccharides by chitinase Chit42: enzymatic activity and structural basis of protein specificity

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Kidibule, Peter E; Santos-Moriano, Paloma; Jiménez-Ortega, Elena; Ramírez-Escudero, Mercedes; Limón, M. Carmen; Remacha, Miguel; Plou Gasca, Francisco José; Sanz-Aparicio, J.; Fernández Lobato, María; (2018)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Microbial Cell Factories,volume 17 (issn: 1475-2859, eissn: 1475-2859)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12934-018-0895-x, handle: 10261/162857, pmc: PMC5863366
  • Subject: Chitinase | Trichoderma harzianum | Chit42 3D structure | Partially acetylated chitooligosaccharides | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Chitooligosaccharides | Research

Background Chitinases are ubiquitous enzymes that have gained a recent biotechnological attention due to their ability to transform biological waste from chitin into valued chito-oligomers with wide agricultural, industrial or medical applications. The biological ac... View more
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