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Protease extraction from Horse mango (Mangifera foetida lour) kernels

Ahmad, Mohammad Norazmi and Yarmo, Mohd Ambar and Ibrahim, Izyanti and Abdullah, Erna Normaya (2014) Protease extraction from Horse mango (Mangifera foetida lour) kernels. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 978-659-58540-1

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Abstract

Horse mango is one of the tropical fruits that belongs from a family Anacardiaceae (mango). However, its latex is notorious for human skin due to blistering effect, suggesting the presence of strong proteolytic activity. In general, the extraction of enzymes from plants is comparatively difficult due to the presence of indigenous polyphenoloxidases and high concentration of polyphenolic compounds which promote enzymatic browning resulting in the inactivation of the enzymes and therefore compared to animals and micro-organisms, higher plants have not received much attention for enzyme histochemistry. During recent year, several new methods have been developed and many of the existing ones have been improved. These methods have been applied to the plant enzyme to understanding the properties of the enzyme. Therefore, this book is written for the scientists who are primary interested in histochemical detection of protease in plants especially horse mango (Mangifera foetida Lour). Procedure to extract, identify and assay activity in the horse mango are also given. The procedures include recommended methods and all of them have been checked by the author themselves and published in the Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry and Malaysia Journal of Chemistry.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 7148/38454
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biochemistry, biophysics
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr Mohammad Norazmi Ahmad
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2014 16:48
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 11:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38454

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