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Keywords: Alginate C-5 epimeraseClose
Agnes Beenfeldt Petersen, Anne Tøndervik, Margrethe Gaardløs, Helga Ertesvåg, Håvard Sletta, Finn Lillelund Aachmann
Journal: Essays in Biochemistry
Essays Biochem (2023) 67 (3): 615–627.
Published: 18 April 2023
...-producing organisms and by organisms that use alginate as a carbon source. Acetylation protects alginate from lyases and epimerases. Following biosynthesis, alginate C-5 epimerases convert M to G residues at the polymer level. Alginate epimerases have been found in brown algae and alginate-producing...