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Titolo:
Animal cellulases
Autore:
Watanabe, H; Tokuda, G;
Indirizzi:
Natl Inst Agrobiol Sci, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 3058634, Japan Natl Inst AgrobiolSci Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan 3058634 araki 3058634, Japan Univ Ryukyus, Fac Sci, Dept Chem Biol & Marine Sci, Nishihara, Okinawa 9030213, Japan Univ Ryukyus Nishihara Okinawa Japan 9030213 hara, Okinawa 9030213, Japan
Titolo Testata:
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES
fascicolo: 9, volume: 58, anno: 2001,
pagine: 1167 - 1178
SICI:
1420-682X(200108)58:9<1167:AC>2.0.ZU;2-W
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
PANESTHIA-CRIBRATA SAUSSURE; FUNGUS-GROWING TERMITES; NASUTITERMES TAKASAGOENSIS SHIRAKI; CRAYFISH CHERAX-QUADRICARINATUS; SEQUENCE-BASED CLASSIFICATION; SUBVENTRAL ESOPHAGEAL GLANDS; HYDROPHOBIC CLUSTER-ANALYSIS; CELLULOSE DIGESTION; ENDO-BETA-1,4-GLUCANASE COMPONENTS; EXTRACELLULAR ENDOGLUCANASE;
Keywords:
endo-beta-1,4-glucanase; glycoside hydrolase; invertebrate; gene; purification; symbiosis; endogenous;
Tipo documento:
Review
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
100
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Watanabe, H Natl Inst Agrobiol Sci, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 3058634, Japan Natl Inst Agrobiol Sci Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan 3058634 4, Japan
Citazione:
H. Watanabe e G. Tokuda, "Animal cellulases", CELL MOL L, 58(9), 2001, pp. 1167-1178

Abstract

Previous dogma has maintained that cellulose, ingested by xylophagous or herbivorous animals, is digested by cellulolytic symbiotes. The first evidence in conflict with this contention involved the demonstration of cellulolytic activities in symbiote-free secreting organs (e.g., the salivary glandsof termites) or defaunated guts. Following these demonstrations, possible endogenous cellulase components were purified from several cellulose-digesting invertebrates, but this research did little to change the general view concerning animal cellulose digestion. Thanks to recent developments in molecular biology, the existence of cellulases of animal origin has been firmly established. To date, cellulase genes have been reported from arthropods (insects and a crayfish) and nematodes. This paper describes and discusses the presence and nature of endogenous cellulases in higher animals.

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