Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2005 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 8 No.2, Issue of August 15, 2005 
 

Table 2. Kinetic parameters for chitin hydrolysis by Enterobacter sp. NRG4 chitinase.


Substrate
(1.0%)

Km
(mg ml-1)

Vmax
(µmole µg-1 h-1)

Swollen chitin

1.43

83.33

Colloidal chitin

1.41

74.07

Regenerated chitin

1.8

40.00

Glycol chitin

2.0

33.33

 

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