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Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Nutrition Technology
Abstract The extracellular carboxymethyl cellulase (CMCase) was purified 17-fold from Micrococcus roseus, a symbiotic organism of higher termites. Purified CMCase had an M r of 45 kDa and was optimally active at pH 8.0 and 40°C. Carbohydrate was associated with it and cellobiose was a competitive inhibitor of its activity.
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