International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Assessment and Characterization of Peroxidase Activity in Locally Grown Bean varieties from Ghana
      Emmanuel G. Ankudey, and Martin Y. Woode
Abstract: The presence of peroxidase enzyme in four locally grown bean varieties, red beans, Bambara beans, black-eyed beans and soybeans was demonstrated. The enzyme showed a much higher activity at elevated temperatures than at room temperature with peak activity at about 50°C. The activity of the enzyme appears to be highly dependent on the pH of the medium. The optimum pH for the enzyme from all bean extracts is about 6 but the extract from bambara beans was shown to maintain its activity over a wider range of pHs than the rest. Such stability will make peroxidase from Bambara beans a useful enzyme for applications at higher pH as may be found in certain wastewaters.

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Emmanuel G. Ankudey, and Martin Y. Woode (2018); Assessment and Characterization of Peroxidase Activity in Locally Grown Bean varieties from Ghana; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(6) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0614.php?rp=P302795
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