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Immobilization of β-glucosidase in calcium alginate gel using genipin as a new type of cross-linking reagent of natural origin

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β-Glucosidase was immobilized in calcium alginate gel using genipin as the cross-linking reagent. The activity of this immobilized enzyme with genipin cross-linking was higher than that with other cross-linking reagents and no decrease in activity was observed even after using the gel 12 times.

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Correspondence to Shigeaki Fujikawa.

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Fujikawa, S., Yokota, T. & Koga, K. Immobilization of β-glucosidase in calcium alginate gel using genipin as a new type of cross-linking reagent of natural origin. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 28, 440–441 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00268210

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Keywords

  • Enzyme
  • Calcium
  • Immobilization
  • Alginate
  • Immobilize Enzyme