2017
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.06.004
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Leyla Eren Karahan, M. Serdar Akin

Abstract: Abstract:Phospholipase is an enzyme that hydrolyzes phospholipids releasing a variety of products, like for example lyso-phospholipids, free fatty acids, di-acylglycerols, choline phosphate and phosphatidates, depending on the site of hydrolysis. In cheese production, lysophospholipids act as surface-active agents in the cheese curd, helping emulsification of water and fat during processing and reducing syneresis. Phospholipases are more specific and have little or no activity toward di-or triglycerides. As a…

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