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Title: L(+)-mandelate dehydrogenase of the yeast Rhodotorula graminis
Author: Yasin, Muhammad
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1992
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Rhodotorula grandnis KGX-39 is an imperfect yeast and can grow on mandelate as sole source of carbon and energy. D(-)-Mandelate dehydrogenase and L(+)-mandelate dehydrogenase oxidise the respective enantiomers of mandelate to phenylglyoxylate which in turn is metabolized by peripheral and secondary metabolic pathways to succinate and acetyl-CoA and these enter into the central metabolic pathways. The objective of the work described in this thesis was to purify and characterise the L(+)-mandelate dehydrogenase and to compare it with other similar prokaryotic and eukaryotic enzymes.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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