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Esterification activity of novel fungal and yeast lipases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20544304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The main objective of this work was the isolation and screening of microorganisms with potential for producing lipases for the synthesis of fatty esters as well as evaluating the specificity of the enzymes produced, using different alcohols (methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, and butanol) and fatty acids (oleic and lauric acids) as substrates. Promising biocatalysts for organic synthesis were obtained in this work. The isolated strains 69F and 161Y showed ability to efficiently catalyze the reaction for production of n-propyl oleate. Other strains can also be considered of potential interest, as 74F, 111Y, and 186Y. The future development of production using different substrates could result in cheap crude lipase of high importance to industrial applicability.
Authors:
Elisandra Rigo; André E Polloni; Daniela Remonatto; Francieli Arbter; Silvana Menoncin; J Vladimir Oliveira; Débora de Oliveira; Helen Treichel; Susana J Kalil; Jorge L Ninow; Marco Di Luccio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-06-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied biochemistry and biotechnology     Volume:  162     ISSN:  1559-0291     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-29     Completed Date:  2011-01-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8208561     Medline TA:  Appl Biochem Biotechnol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1881-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Engenharia Química e de Alimentos, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alcohols / metabolism
Biocatalysis
Esterification
Fatty Acids / metabolism
Food Microbiology
Fungal Proteins / chemistry,  metabolism*
Fungi / chemistry,  enzymology*,  isolation & purification
Lipase / chemistry,  metabolism*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Alcohols; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Fungal Proteins; EC 3.1.1.3/Lipase

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