(EC No.: 18.104.22.168)
Beta glucanase or β-glucanase enzyme is a hydrolysis enzyme of glycosyl hydrolases which hydrolyse the beta glucan molecules which are found extensively in cereals and grasses.
Β-glucanase enzyme find extensive application in industries like - brewing, food, textile and agriculture as β-glucans are one of the main component of cell wall, they comprises of around 70% of the non-starch polysaccharides content of cell wall.
pH: 3.5 - 5.5
Prime Industrial Use:
Used in the brewing industry for enhancing the yield of fermented products.
Used in feed additives and food supplements for improving the nutritional value of the feed/food.
Used as pest control agents in agriculture as it easily kills the pest by degrading their cell wall.
It is also used in agriculture to enhance the germination properties of seeds.