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Tom Birger Granström et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 74(2), 273-276 (2007-01-12)
Xylitol is the first rare sugar that has global markets. It has beneficial health properties and represents an alternative to current conventional sweeteners. Industrially, xylitol is produced by chemical hydrogenation of D-xylose into xylitol. The biotechnological method of producing xylitol
Xiaoxiao Guo et al.
Bioresource technology, 128, 547-552 (2012-12-06)
In this study, an integrated xylitol production pathway, directly using xylan as the substrate, was constructed in Candida tropicalis BIT-Xol-1 which could efficiently convert xylose into xylitol. In order to consolidate this bioprocessing, a β-1,4-xylanase gene (atn) and a β-xylosidase
A F Hernández-Pérez et al.
Bioresource technology, 200, 1085-1088 (2015-12-01)
Biotechnological production of xylitol is an attractive route to add value to a sugarcane biorefinery, through utilization of the hemicellulosic fraction of sugarcane straw, whose availability is increasing in Brazil. Herein, supplementation of the sugarcane straw hemicellulosic hydrolyzate (xylose 57gL(-1))
María Francisca Aguayo et al.
Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology, 205-206, 63-75 (2013-03-19)
Sorbitol is converted to fructose in Rosaceae species by SORBITOL DEHYDROGENASE (SDH, EC, especially in sink organs. SDH has also been found in non-Rosaceae species and here we show that the protein encoded by At5g51970 in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.)
Andréa Gonçalves Antonio et al.
Journal of public health dentistry, 71(2), 117-124 (2011-07-21)
A systematic review of published data was conducted with the aim of assessing the caries preventive effect of consuming xylitol-based candies and lozenges. Electronic and hand searches were performed to find clinical trials concerning the consumption of products containing xylitol
Marilyn G Wiebe et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 99(22), 9439-9447 (2015-08-13)
An open reading frame CC1225 from the Caulobacter crescentus CB15 genome sequence belongs to the Gfo/Idh/MocA protein family and has 47 % amino acid sequence identity with the glucose-fructose oxidoreductase from Zymomonas mobilis (Zm GFOR). We expressed the ORF CC1225
Lan Yu et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 19(7), 853-855 (2013-09-17)
The osmotic pressure of xylitol solution at a wide concentration range was calculated according to the UNIFAC model and experimentally determined by our newly reported air humidity osmometry. The measurements from air humidity osmometry were compared with UNIFAC model calculations
R Kankaanpää et al.
Community dental health, 30(2), 119-123 (2013-07-31)
The Finnish Dental Association donated new oral health education material (OHEM) to all upper comprehensive schools in 2008. The aim of this study was to determine whether that OHEM was noticed, received and used in schools, and whether oral health
Eun Joong Oh et al.
Metabolic engineering, 15, 226-234 (2012-10-30)
As Saccharomyces cerevisiae cannot utilize xylose as a carbon source, expression of XYL1 coding for xylose reductase (XR) from Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis enabled production of xylitol from xylose with a high yield. However, insufficient supply of NAD(P)H for XR and
Apparent molar volumes and apparent molar heat capacities of aqueous adonitol, dulcitol, glycerol, meso-erythritol, myo-inositol, D-sorbitol, and xylitol at temperatures from (278.15 to 368.15) K and at the pressure 0.35 MPa
Blodgett MB, et al.
The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 39(4), 627-644 (2007)
Changying Guo et al.
World journal of microbiology & biotechnology, 29(3), 541-547 (2012-11-28)
In order to better understand the differences in xylose metabolism between natural xylose-utilizing Pichia stipitis and metabolically engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae, we constructed a series of recombinant S. cerevisiae strains with different xylose reductase/xylitol dehydrogenase/xylulokinase activity ratios by integrating xylitol dehydrogenase
Tu Liang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1388, 110-118 (2015-03-03)
A diterpene glycoside compound, rebaudioside A (commonly abbreviated as RA), was immobilized onto porous silica surface through "thiol-ene" click chemistry strategy. The successful immobilization of the RA on the silica support was confirmed by FT-IR and elemental analysis. Chromatographic characteristics
Jeffrey L Danhauer et al.
International journal of audiology, 49(10), 754-761 (2010-09-30)
A systematic review was conducted to evaluate evidence regarding xylitol, a sugar alcohol, as a prophylaxis for acute otitis media (AOM) in children. The authors searched PubMed and other databases to identify evidence. Criteria for included studies were: appear in
Cheng Zhang et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 176(5), 1511-1527 (2015-05-29)
Efficient bioconversion of D-xylose into various biochemicals is critical for the developing lignocelluloses application. In this study, we compared D-xylose utilization in Candida glycerinogenes WL2002-5 transformants expressing xylose reductase (XYL1) in D-xylose metabolism. C. glycerinogenes WL2002-5 expressing XYL1 from Schefferomyces
Akinori Matsushika et al.
Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology, 42(12), 1623-1631 (2015-10-07)
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae HAP4 gene encodes a transcription activator that plays a key role in controlling the expression of genes involved in mitochondrial respiration and reductive pathways. This work examines the effect of knockout of the HAP4 gene on aerobic
Xylitol, mutans streptococci, and dental plaque.
E M Söderling
Advances in dental research, 21(1), 74-78 (2009-09-01)
M Fontana et al.
Advances in dental research, 24(2), 123-128 (2012-08-18)
In the past decades, numerous studies have looked at the anticaries effects of polyols, particularly xylitol, and a great many studies have focused on xylitol's antimicrobial properties. Researched vehicles have mostly included chewing gums, followed by lozenges/candies, toothpastes, and others
Ruchira Mukherji et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 169(6), 1753-1763 (2013-01-23)
Xylitol, a sugar alcohol, is fast gaining ground over other artificial sugar substitutes owing to its advantageous properties. Xylitol is a safer alternative for diabetics because of insulin-independent metabolism. It has beneficial properties suitable to form an important part of
Culture parameters affecting xylitol production by Debaryomyces hansenii immobilized in alginate beads
Perez-Bibbins B, et al.
Process Biochemistry (Oxford, United Kingdom), 48(3), 387-397 (2013)
Liang Wei et al.
Bioresource technology, 187, 246-254 (2015-04-12)
In this work, Scheffersomyces stipitis, the yeast with excellent xylose-utilizing ability, was firstly engineered for fumaric acid production from xylose with the heterologous reductive pathway from Rhizopus oryzae FM19, and 1.86g/L fumaric acid was produced by the initial strain PSRPMF
Franklin García-Godoy et al.
American journal of dentistry, 26(1), 56-60 (2013-06-04)
To evaluate the effects of experimental xylitol dentifrices with and without fluoride on in vitro root caries formation. Root surfaces from caries-free human permanent teeth (n = 10) underwent debridement and a fluoride-free prophylaxis. The tooth roots were sectioned into
Swati Misra et al.
Food science and technology international = Ciencia y tecnologia de los alimentos internacional, 19(6), 535-548 (2013-06-05)
Previous results showed that an indigenously isolated yeast strain of Candida tropicalis was found to produce 12.11 g/L of xylitol under unoptimized conditions in presence of 50 g/L of xylose. In the present study, optimizing the process using one-variable at-a-time resulted in
Jeffrey L Danhauer et al.
International journal of audiology, 50(10), 661-672 (2011-08-05)
Xylitol can be a prophylaxis for acute otitis media (AOM), especially when administered via chewing gum, but that vehicle has limitations for children. This review sought evidence for links of mother-child transmission of bacteria and as a vehicle for xylitol
Xi Chen et al.
International journal of biological sciences, 6(7), 834-844 (2010-12-24)
D-Xylitol is found in low content as a natural constituent of many fruits and vegetables. It is a five-carbon sugar polyol and has been used as a food additive and sweetening agent to replace sucrose, especially for non-insulin dependent diabetics.
Ke-Ke Cheng et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 87(2), 411-417 (2010-04-29)
Xylitol production from corncob hemicellulose is a popular process in China. Microbial conversion of xylose to xylitol, as a biological process with many advantages, has drawn increasing attention. As a by-product from the manufacturing of xylitol, corncob cellulosic residues are
Michael E Peterson
Topics in companion animal medicine, 28(1), 18-20 (2013-06-26)
Xylitol is a prevalent sugar substitute found in a wide variety of foods, particularly those labeled as "low carb." It is found in many medicines and dental products both for its antibacterial activity and to increase palatability. Originally, this toxin
D Golchert et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 453(2), 322-328 (2013-06-26)
Swellable core technology (SCT) represents a broadly applicable oral osmotic drug delivery platform for the controlled release of drugs. SCT tablets control drug delivery by using osmosis to regulate the influx of water into the tablet's core. The tablet consists
Steffen Mickenautsch et al.
International dental journal, 62(4), 175-188 (2012-09-29)
This study aimed to appraise, within the context of tooth caries, the current clinical evidence and its risk for bias regarding the effects of xylitol in comparison with sorbitol. Databases were searched for clinical trials to 19 March 2011. Inclusion
C Thabuis et al.
European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, 14(4), 303-308 (2013-12-10)
The effects on plaque parameters of sugar free chewing-gums (CG) sweetened with either maltitol or xylitol were assessed to better understand the role polyols can play in dental caries prevention. A double-blind, parallel, randomised, controlled study was conducted in China.
Swati Misra et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 1596-1601 (2013-02-13)
A maximum xylose extraction of 21.98 g/L was obtained in hydrolysate with a solid to liquid ratio of 1:8 (w/v) at 1% H(2)SO(4) and treated for 30 min. The optimized and treated corncob hemicellulosic hydrolysate medium supplemented with (g/L) yeast
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