Immobilization of Cell Wall Invertase Modified with Glutaraldehyde for Continuous Production of Invert Sugar
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Yeast cell wall invertase (CWI) was modified with dimethyl suberimidate, glutaraldehyde, formaldehyde, and sodium periodate. Retained activity after modification was 45% for CWI modified with formaldehyde, 77% for CWI modified with sodium periodate, 80% for CWI modified with glutaraldehyde, and 115% for CWI modified with dimethyl suberimidate. Chemically modified and native CWIs showed significantly broad pH stability (pH 3-11), whereas after incubations at 50, 60, and 70 degrees C, CWI modified with glutaraldehyde showed the highest thermostability. Optimum pH for CWI modified with glutaraldehyde was between 4 and 5, whereas optimum temperature was at 60 degrees C. Comparison to CWI modified with glutaraldehyde after immobilization within alginate beads showed broader pH optimum (4.0-5.5) as well as broader temperature optimum (55-70 degrees C). Column bed reactor packed with the immobilized CWI modified with glutaraldehyde was successfully used for the 95% inversion of 60% (w/w) sucr...ose at the flow rate of 3 bed volumes per hour, pH 4.9, and 45 degrees C. A 1 month productivity of 3844 kg of inverted sugar/kg of the immobilisate was obtained.
Keywords:Cell wall invertase / immobilization / alginate / chemical modification / glutaraidehyde / invert sugar
Source:Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2010, 58, 22, 11896-11900
- Amer Chemical Soc, Washington