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Glycerolipid acyl hydrolase activity in the brown alga Cladosiphon okamuranus TOKIDA.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14519986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus TOKIDA, was found to contain a large amount of free fatty acid (45% of the total lipids). A crude enzyme preparation from the alga showed activity for hydrolyzing the acyl groups of various glycerolipids. The results suggest that the free fatty acid in C. okamuranus was released mainly from glycoglycerolipids, which were the major lipid components in the alga, by such glycerolipid acyl hydrolases as galactolipase.
Masaru Terasaki; Yutaka Itabashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0916-8451     ISO Abbreviation:  Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-01     Completed Date:  2004-06-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205717     Medline TA:  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1986-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Bioresources Chemistry, Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Algae, Brown / enzymology*
Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases / metabolism
Chromatography, Thin Layer
Fatty Acids, Nonesterified / analysis,  metabolism
Glycolipids / chemistry,  metabolism*
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Hydrolases / chemistry,  metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids, Nonesterified; 0/Glycolipids; EC 3.-/Hydrolases; EC 3.1.1.-/Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases; EC

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