Institute of Chemistry
The role of auxiliary xylanolytic enzymes in hemicellulose breakdown
Name of the supervisor
Mgr. Vladimír Puchart, PhD.
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology
1. To unravel the reason for structural diversity of many auxiliary xylanolytic enzymes – beta-xylosidases, alpha-L-arabinofuranosidases, alpha-glucuronidases and acetylxylan esterases; 2. To examine substrate specificity of various auxiliary xylanolytic enzymes; 3. To establish a relationship between enzyme structure, substrate specificity and biological function