Production and Digestibility Studies of beta-Galactosyl Xylitol Derivatives Using Heterogeneous Catalysts of LacA beta-Galactosidase from Lactobacillus Plantarum WCFS1

Authors: Rosado, E; Delgado-Fernandez, P; de las Rivas, B; Munoz, R; Moreno, FJ; Corzo, N; Mateo, C

Molecules. vol: 27. page: .
Date: FEB. 2022.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules27041235.

The synthesis of beta-galactosyl xylitol derivatives using immobilized LacA beta-galactosidase from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 is presented. These compounds have the potential to replace traditional sugars by their properties as sweetener and taking the [read more]

beta-Galactosidase from Kluyveromyces lactis: Characterization, production, immobilization and applications- A review

Authors: de Albuquerque, TLD; de Sousa, M; Silva, NCGE; Girao Neto, CAC; Gonsalves, LRB; Fernandez-Lafuente, R; Rocha, MVP

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.. vol: 191. page: 0141-8130.
Date: nov-30. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.09.133.

A review on the enzyme beta-galactosidase from Kluyveromyces lactis is presented, from the perspective of its structure and mechanisms of action, the main catalyzed reactions, the key factors influencing [read more]

Immobilization of papain: A review

Authors: Tacias-Pascacio, VG; Morellon-Sterling, R; Castaneda-Valbuena, D; Berenguer-Murcia, A; Kamli, MR; Tavano, O; Fernandez-Lafuente, R

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.. vol: 188. page: 0141-8130.
Date: oct-01. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.08.016.

Papain is a cysteine protease from papaya, with many applications due to its broad specificity. This paper reviews for first time the immobilization of papain on different supports (organic, inorganic or hybrid [read more]

Sunlight-Operated TiO2-Based Photocatalysts

Authors: Barba-Nieto, I; Caudillo-Flores, U; Fernandez-Garcia, M; Kubacka, A

Molecules. vol: 25. page: .
Date: SEP. 2020.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules25174008.

Photo-catalysis is a research field with broad applications in terms of potential technological applications related to energy production and managing, environmental protection, and chemical synthesis fields. A global goal, common to all of these fields, is to generate photo-catalytic materials able [read more]

In Search of Effective Anticancer Agents-Novel Sugar Esters Based on Polyhydroxyalkanoate Monomers

Authors: Snoch, W; Wnuk, D; Witko, T; Staron, J; Bojarski, AJ; Jarek, E; Plou, FJ; Guzik, M

Int. J. Mol. Sci.. vol: 22. page: .
Date: JUL. 2021.
Doi: 10.3390/ijms22137238.

Cancer is one of the deadliest illness globally. Searching for new solutions in cancer treatments is essential because commonly used mixed, targeted and personalized therapies are sometimes not sufficient or [read more]

Preparation, Characterization, and Activity of Pd/PSS-Modified Membranes in the Low Temperature Dry Reforming of Methane with and without Addition of Extra Steam

Authors: Mateos-Pedrero, C; Soria, MA; Guerrero-Ruiz, A; Rodriguez-Ramos, I

Membranes. vol: 11. page: .
Date: JUL. 2021.
Doi: 10.3390/membranes11070518.

The external surface of a commercial porous stainless steel (PSS) was modified by either oxidation in air at varying temperatures (600, 700, and 800 degrees C) or coating with different oxides (SiO2, Al2O3, and ZrO2). Among them, PSS-ZrO2 appears as the [read more]

Geranyl Functionalized Materials for Site-Specific Co-Immobilization of Proteins

Authors: Brabcova, J; Andreu, A; Aguilera, D; Cabrera, Z; de las Rivas, B; Munoz, R; Palomo, JM

Molecules. vol: 26. page: .
Date: MAY. 2021.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules26103028.

Different materials containing carboxylic groups have been functionalized with geranyl-amine molecules by using an EDC/NHS strategy. Chemical modification of the support was confirmed by XRD, UV-spectrophotometer, and FT-IR. This geranyl-functionalized material was successfully [read more]

The β-galactosidase immobilization protocol determines its performance as catalysts in the kinetically controlled synthesis of lactulose

Authors: Neto, CACG; Silva, NCGE; Costa, TD; de Albuquerque, TL; Goncalves, LRB; Fernandez-Lafuente, R; Rocha, MVP

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.. vol: 176. page: 0141-8130.
Date: APR 15. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.02.078.

In this paper, 3 different biocatalysts of beta-galactosidase from Kluyveromyces lactis have been prepared by immobilization in chitosan activated with glutaraldehyde (Chi_Glu_Gal), glyoxyl agarose (Aga_Gly_Gal) and agarose coated with polyethylenimine [read more]

Comparing Ligninolytic Capabilities of Bacterial and Fungal Dye-Decolorizing Peroxidases and Class-II Peroxidase-Catalases

Autores: Linde, D; Ayuso-Fernandez, I; Laloux, M; Aguiar-Cervera, JE; de Lacey, AL; Ruiz-Duenas, FJ; Martinez, AT

Int. J. Mol. Sci.. vol: 22. pag: .
Fecha: MAR. 2021.
Doi: 10.3390/ijms22052629.

We aim to clarify the ligninolytic capabilities of dye-decolorizing peroxidases (DyPs) from bacteria and fungi, compared to fungal lignin peroxidase (LiP) and versatile peroxidase (VP). With this purpose, DyPs from Amycolatopsis [read more]

Controlling Particle Morphology and Pore Size in the Synthesis of Ordered Mesoporous Materials

Authors: Awoke, Y; Chebude, Y; Diaz, I

Molecules. vol: 25. page: .
Date: NOV. 2020.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules25214909.

Ordered mesoporous materials have attracted considerable attention due to their potential applications in catalysis, adsorption, and separation technologies, as well as biomedical applications. In the present manuscript, we aim at a rational design to obtain the desired surface functionality (Ti and/or hydrophobic groups) [read more]


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