Isolation and Partial Characterization of A β-Glucuronidase of the Mollusk Pomacea sp.

Author(s): Maria Lucia Lira de Andrade, Vanessa Duarte de Morais, Joao Felipe de Sousa Filho.

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 14 , Issue 10 , 2007

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Abstract:

This paper studies the β-glucuronidase in the mollusk Pomacea sp. The β-glucuronidase was isolated 206-fold with a 1,5% yield and the cinetc parameters was: pH 5.0, 65°C, Km of 72 x 10-2 mM and molecular mass of 116 kDa. HPLC confirmed the purity. BaCl2 increased β-glucuronidase activity and SDS and NaH2PO4 inhibited completely.

Keywords: β- glucuronidase, glycosaminoglycans, high-performance liquid, chromatography (HPLC), Pomacea sp

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VOLUME: 14
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2007
Page: [1008 - 1013]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/092986607782541097
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