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  • Sene, L.; Felipe, M.; Silva, S.; Vitolo, M.
    Preliminary kinetic characterization of xylose reductase and xylitol dehydrogenase extracted from Candida guilliermondii FTI 20037 cultivated in sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate for xylitol production (2001), Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 91-93, 671-680 .
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KM Value [mM]

KM Value [mM] KM Value Maximum [mM] Substrate Comment Organism Structure
NADPH pH 7.2, 25°C Meyerozyma guilliermondii
D-xylose pH 7.2, 25°C Meyerozyma guilliermondii


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Meyerozyma guilliermondii

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
D-xylose + NADPH + H+
Meyerozyma guilliermondii xylitol + NADP+

Temperature Optimum [°C]

Temperature Optimum [°C] Temperature Optimum Maximum [°C] Comment Organism
Meyerozyma guilliermondii


Organism Comment Expression
Meyerozyma guilliermondii groth on sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate, high xylitol production (20.0 g/l) and xylose reductase activity (658.8 U/mg of protein) occurs at an aeration of 0.4 vvm up