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Table 2 β-1,3-Glucanase and chitosanase activities of strains H110 and TB8 grown with various saccharides in the PY broth

From: Production of β-1,3-glucanase and chitosanase from clostridial strains isolated from the soil subjected to biological disinfestation

Strain Substrate Activities (Unit/ml)
β-1,3-Glucanase Chitosanase
H110 None (PY) 0.21 ± 0.02
Curdlan 5.10 ± 0.43 1.43 ± 0.21
Laminarin 6.60 ± 0.13 nd
Yeast glucana 5.16 ± 1.05 nd
Chitosan 3.47 ± 0.33 5.58 ± 1.32
Glucose 3.78 ± 0.18 5.00 ± 0.69
TB8 None (PY) 0.14 ± 0.03
Curdlan 2.47 ± 1.48 0.26 ± 0.06
Laminarin 5.19 ± 0.18 nd
Yeast glucana 2.45 ± 0.29 nd
Chitosan 2.31 ± 0.03 4.26 ± 0.34
Glucose 3.30 ± 0.91 3.41 ± 0.26
  1. Activities, mean ± SD (n = 4)
  2. Cultivated for 7 days for all substrates
  3. not detected, nd not determined
  4. aGlucan from black yeast (Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd)