3 Jun 2015

Levansucrase activity

We have published an article on the effect of sucrose concentration and temperature on the levansucrase from Zymomonas mobilis. The three activities displayed by this enzyme were studied: formation of levan (polymerization), production of short-chain fructooligosaccharides (FOS), and sucrose hydrolysis.
Reference: “Levan versus fructooligosaccharide synthesis using the levansucrase from Zymomonas mobilis: effect of reaction conditions”. P. Santos-Moriano, L. Fernandez-Arrojo, A. Poveda, J. Jimenez-Barbero, A.O. Ballesteros and F.J. Plou. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2015.05.011 (2015)