Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 7, pp 547–551 | Cite as

Conversion of sucrose to isomaltulose by microbial glucosyltransferase

  • Yong K. Park
  • Regina T. Uekane
  • Antonio M. Pupin


Screening of glucosyltransferase-producing microorganism was performed and one strain ofKlebsiella sp., produced intracellular enzyme. The enzyme was purified and characterized. Maximum conversion of sucrose to palatinose was 86% at 25 C.


Enzyme Sucrose Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry Maximum Conversion 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong K. Park
    • 1
  • Regina T. Uekane
    • 1
  • Antonio M. Pupin
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Food EngineeringState University of CampinasCampinasBrasil

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