Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 7, Issue 10, pp 773–778 | Cite as

Fluid immobilized cellulase

  • M. Kumakura
  • I. Kaetsu


Fluid immobilized cellulase was prepared using polyethyleneglycols and hexamethylene diisocyanate, and its properties studied. The cellulase activity of the immobilized enzymes varied with monomer composition and molecular weight of polyethyleneglycols. The enzyme activity was affected by the viscosity of the carrier. A solid substrate (cellulose powder) can be hydrolyzed with the fluid immobilized enzyme.


Enzyme Viscosity Molecular Weight Cellulose Enzyme Activity 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kumakura
    • 1
  • I. Kaetsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Takasaki Radiation Chemistry Research EstablishmentJapan Atomic Energy Research InstituteTakasaki, GunmaJapan

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