Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2007
 

Table 3. Effect of various mono- or di-saccharides on β-glucosidase activity of Melanocarpus sp. MTCC 3922.


Substrate a

Relative activity (%)

 Control

100

Monosaccharides

 Glucose

53.34

 Arabinose

72.36

 Xylose

75.31

 Galactose

76.44

 Fructose

73.49

Disaccharides

 Sucrose

76.55

 Cellobiose

70.00

 Salicin

72.36

a Various monosaccharides and disaccharides were added @ 1mg/ml to the control containing pNPG as substrate.


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