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Cellulase

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MEASUREMENT OF CELLULASE ACTIVITIES
a document prescribing standard assay procedures for cellulase enzyme system.
Cellulase production
cellulases are produced by submerged fermentation of the fungus Cellulase production. Materials. Slope culture of Cellulomonas sp.
Enhancement of Wood Pulps by Cellulase Treatment
Earlier reports of the use of cellulases on pulp fibers have provided mixed results.
Automated Filter Paper Assay for Determination of Cellulase Activity
The Cellulase of Trichoderma viride
Biochem. J. (1967) 104, 716.

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Panda poop may be a treasure trove of microbes for making biofuels
Lignocellulosic biomass is a renewable resource that can be used for biofuel production with the assistance of cellulolytic anaerobic organisms from fecal material.
Functional characterization of cellulases identified from the cowrumen fungus
Neocallimastix patriciarum is one of the common anaerobic fungi in the digestive tract of ruminants that can actively digest cellulosic materials and its cellulases are of great potential for hydrolyzing cellulosic feedstocks.
Bug turns newspaper into fuel
"Among the many butanol-producing strains that we managed to isolate, we found one that can grow in the presence of air and expresses a cellulase (an enzyme) that can use cellulose to make butanol," he said.
Computational archaeology of the Pristionchus pacificus genomereveals evidence
In the beetle associated nematode Pristionchus pacificus HGT events were found to involve cellulase genes of microbial origin and Diapausin genes that are known from beetles, but not from other nematodes.
Enzyme production by filamentous fungi: Analysis of the secretome of
Several key enzymes involved in sugar assimilation and regulation of cellulase formation were identified, and were found to be differentially expressed in the two growth media.

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Cellulase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cellulase refers to a class of enzymes produced chiefly by fungi, bacteria, and protozoans that catalyze cellulolysis (i.e. the hydrolysis of cellulose).
Cellulase - Worthington Enzyme Manual
Although cellulases are distributed throughout the biosphere, they are most manifest in fungi and microbial sources. Almin et al.
Cellulase - GMO Database
Cellulases contribute to the enzymatic splitting of cellulose.
MEASUREMENT OF CELLULASE ACTIVITIES
a document prescribing standard assay procedures for cellulase enzyme system.
3.2 Cellulase production

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