Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 137–142 | Cite as

Identification of saccharolytic enzymes ofZymomonas mobilis CP4

  • P. O'Mullan
  • M. Szakacs-Dobozi
  • D. E. Eveleigh


Studies on sucrose hydrolysis withZymomonas mobilis CP4 have revealed, via electrophoresis and zymogram staining, three enzymes that hydrolyze sucrose. One electrophoretic band corresponds to the well characterized levansucrase, while the two remaining bands appear to be invertases (Inv A and Inv B). Inv A occurs intracellularly in CP4, while Inv B occurs in the supernatant as well as intracellularly.


Enzyme Hydrolysis Sucrose Organic Chemistry Electrophoresis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. O'Mullan
    • 1
  • M. Szakacs-Dobozi
    • 1
  • D. E. Eveleigh
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Cook CollegeRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

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