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Table 3 Comparison of this work with literature reports on zearalenone degrading enzymes

From: Characterization, expression and application of a zearalenone degrading enzyme from Neurospora crassa

Enzyme name Organism Degrading properties Reference
Laccase Streptomyces coelicolor Incubation at pH 4.5, 37 °C for 24 h, 100% of ZEN (6 × 10−4 μg/ml) was degraded Novozymes A/S (2009)
Laccase Trametes versicolor Incubation at pH 5.2, 30 °C for 4 h, 58% of ZEN (9.36 μg/ml) was degraded Novozymes A/S (2009)
2cys-peroxiredoxin Acinetobacter sp. SM04 Incubation with H2O2 (20 mM) at pH 9.0, 30 °C for 4 h, 95% of ZEN (20 μg/ml) was degraded Yu et al. (2012)
Lactonehydrolase Clonostachys rosea Incubation at pH 9, 37 °C for 30 min, 100% of ZEN (20 μg/ml) was degraded Xiang et al. (2016)
   Optimal temperature was 37 to 45 °C; optimal pH was 10.5; inactivated at 50 °C or at pH 4.5 Takahashi-Ando et al. (2004)
Lactonehydrolase Neurospora crassa Incubation at pH 8.0, 45 °Cfor 15 min, 99.75% of ZEN (20 μg/ml) was degraded  
   Optimal temperature was 45 °C; optimal pH was 8.0; inactivated at 60 °C or at pH 5 This work