Xylan is the principal type of hemicellulose. It is a linear polymer of β-D-xylopyranosyl units linked by β(1-4) glycosidic bonds. An enzymatic complex is responsible for the hydrolysis of xylan,but the main enzymes involved are endo-1,4-βxylanase and β-xylosidase. Recently,there has been much industrial interest in xylan and its hydrolytic enzymatic complex,as a supplement in animal feed,for the manufacture of bread,food and drinks,textiles,bleaching of cellulose pulp,ethanol and xylitol production. This r...
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