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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/6547

Title: Synergism of cockroach (Periplaneta americana) α-amylase and α-glucosidase hydrolysis of starches
Authors: Kouamé, Lucien Patrice
Ahipo, Edmond Dué
Niamke, Sebastien Lamine
Kouame, Françoise Akissi
Kamenan, Alphonse
Keywords: a-Amylase, a-glucosidase,cockroach, Periplaneta americana, synergism.
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2004
Publisher: Academic Journals
Citation: African Journal of Biotechnology (ISSN: 1684-5315) Vol 3 Num 10
Abstract: Cockroach PPeriplaneta americana α-amylase hydrolysed starch to maltose and maltodextrin. However, this enzyme was not active against maltose and maltotriose (2 h of reaction). α-Glucosidase of the same organism exhibited activities toward maltose and maltodextrin to glucose. Synergism was observed especially between both enzymes to produce glucose for cockroach P. americananutrition.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/6547
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=jb04106
Rights: Copyright 2004 - Academic Journals
Appears in Collections:Bioline International Legacy Collection

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