DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.07.006
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Phimchanok Jaturapiree, Suganya Phuengjayaeam, Porntip Seangsawang, Witsanu Srila, Chirakarn Muangnapoh

Abstract: The enzyme β-galactosidase (lactase; EC is a commercially important enzyme due to its various applications in dairy and food industries, which are based on the β-galactosidase-catalysed hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose. The objectives of this work were to identify novel and attractive sources of this industrially relevant enzyme, and to study the effect of selected growth parameters (carbon source, lactose concentration, nitrogen source, peptone concentration, initial pH and temperatu…

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