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On the mechanism of sucrose utilisation by mycelial felts of Rhizoctonia solani

II. Effects of glucose, fructose, silver nitrate, sodium fluoride and preheating of mycelial mats on sucrose utilisation

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The results of the present investigation proved that sucrose is utilised by mycelial mats of Rhizoctonia solani through a process of hydrolytic cleavage into glucose and fructose affected by an enzyme of the fructofuranosidase type attached to the cytoplasmic surfaces and not through the mediation of a specific sucrose phosphorylase enzyme.

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Tolba, M.K., Salama, A.M. On the mechanism of sucrose utilisation by mycelial felts of Rhizoctonia solani. Archiv. Mikrobiol. 38, 289–298 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00408005

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Keywords

  • Glucose
  • Enzyme
  • Sucrose
  • Fructose
  • Phosphorylase