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Phytase enzymology, applications, and biotechnology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14677699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phytases are phosphohydrolases that initiate the step-wise removal of phosphate from phytate. These enzymes have been widely used in animal feeding to improve phosphorus nutrition and to reduce phosphorus pollution of animal waste. The potential of phytases in improving human nutrition of essential trace minerals in plant-derived foods is being explored. This review covers the basic biochemistry and application of phytases, and emphasizes the emerging biotechnology used for developing new effective phytases with improved properties.
Authors:
Xin Gen Lei; Jesús M Porres
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biotechnology letters     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0141-5492     ISO Abbreviation:  Biotechnol. Lett.     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-17     Completed Date:  2004-08-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008051     Medline TA:  Biotechnol Lett     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1787-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. XL20@cornell.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
6-Phytase / chemistry*,  classification,  genetics,  metabolism*
Animals
Biotechnology / methods*,  trends
Dietary Supplements*
Food Technology / methods*,  trends
Humans
Protein Engineering / methods*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.1.3.26/6-Phytase

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