A New Dehydrogenase Specific Towards Aromatic Aldehydes From A Halophilic Bacterium
Abstract:A new enzyme showing a dehydrogenase activity towards aromatic aldehydes was isolated, purified and characterized from a halophilic strain isolated from saline environment. The enzyme is a monomer of 54 kDa; it is rather thermostable (optimal temperature: 50°C) showing a broad spectrum of activity in a large pH range with the maximum at pH 9.5. The substrate specificity and the effect of ions were evaluated and compared with analogous described proteins.
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: Institute of Protein Biochemistry - C.N.R., Via P. Castellino, 111, 80131, Naples, Italy.
Publication date: October 1, 2003
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