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Protease: introduction


Salleh, Abu Bakar and Abdul Razak, Che Nyonya and Raja Abdul Rahman, Raja Noor Zaliha and Basri, Mahiran (2006) Protease: introduction. In: New Lipases and Proteases. Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 23-39. ISBN 9781600210686


Protease can be obtained from plants, animals and microorganisms. They were grouped based on their specificities or mechanism of action. Proteases have wide industrial applications, mainly in food industry, detergent, medical and biotechnology. Many microbial proteases have been purified, characterized and commercialized. Microbial proteases are the most frequently utilized commercial enzymes with wide application in various industries such as detergent, textile, leather and food industry. Proteases comprise 60% of total enzyme sales, with detergent enzyme being the major protease user.

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Item Type: Book Section
Call Number: QP609 L5N532
Divisions: Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers
Keywords: Protease; Enzymes
Depositing User: Nadiana Adlia Rusli
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2015 03:03
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 01:16
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/32989
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