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Table 1 Specific activity of glycoside hydrolases from thermophilic bacteria towards ginsenosides C-Y and C-K

From: Synergistic production of 20(S)-protopanaxadiol from protopanaxadiol-type ginsenosides by β-glycosidases from Dictyoglomus turgidum and Caldicellulosiruptor bescii

Microorganism Enzyme Specific activity (nmol min−1 mg−1)
Substrate (product)
C-Y (C-K) C-K (APPD)
Dictyoglomus turgidum β-Glycosidase 0 16.7 ± 0.3
Pyrococcus furiosus β-Glycosidase 1750 ± 20 2.2 ± 0.1
Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus β-Galactosidase 3510 ± 30 0
Caldicellulosiruptor bescii β-Glycosidase 37,900 ± 110 0
Sulfolobus acidocaldarius β-Glycosidase 1.0 ± 0.1 0
Sulfolobus solfataricus β-Glycosidase 2200 ± 30 0