Isolation, purification and properties of tannase from Aspergillus niger van Tieghem

Shweta Sharma, T. K. Bhat, R. K. Dawra

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Tannase (tannin acyl hydrolase E.C. has been isolated from Aspergillus niger van Tieghem and purified 29-fold. The enzyme had a temperature optimum of 60 °C, pH optimum of 6.0 with a second peak at pH 4.5, K(m) of 0.20 mM and V(max) of 5.0 μmol min-1 mg-1 protein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)673-677
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes



  • Aspergillus niger
  • Detanninification
  • Properties
  • Tannase

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Physiology
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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