Gene Symbol: BC3725
Description: exochitinase
Species: Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579

Top Publications

  1. Mabuchi N, Araki Y. Cloning and sequencing of two genes encoding chitinases A and B from Bacillus cereus CH. Can J Microbiol. 2001;47:895-902 pubmed
    ..The primary structures of these two proteins were not similar to each other. ..
  2. Wang S, Moyne A, Thottappilly G, Wu S, Locy R, Singh N. Purification and characterization of a Bacillus cereus exochitinase. Enzyme Microb Technol. 2001;28:492-498 pubmed
    ..The N-terminal sequence of Chi36 demonstrated highest similarity with Bacillus circulans WL-12 chitinase D and significant similarity with several other bacterial chitinases...
  3. Arora N, Ahmad T, Rajagopal R, Bhatnagar R. A constitutively expressed 36 kDa exochitinase from Bacillus thuringiensis HD-1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003;307:620-5 pubmed
    ..The expressed 36 kDa chitinase potentiated the insecticidal effect of the vegetative insecticidal protein (Vip) when used against neonate larvae of Spodoptera litura...
  4. Huang C, Chen C. High-level expression and characterization of two chitinases, ChiCH and ChiCW, of Bacillus cereus 28-9 in Escherichia coli. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005;327:8-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the method of high-level expression of chitinases is helpful to studies and applications of chitinases...