Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective

Becker A, Katzen F, Pühler A, Ielpi L (1998)
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 50(2): 145-152.

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Xanthan gum is a complex exopolysaccharide produced by the plant-pathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. It consists of D-glucosyl, D-mannosyl, and D-glucuronyl acid residues in a molar ratio of 2:2:1 and variable proportions of O-acetyl and pyruvyl residues. Because of its physical properties, it is widely used as a thickener or viscosifier in both food and non-food industries. Xanthan gum is also used as a stabilizer for a wide variety of suspensions, emulsions, and foams. This article outlines aspects of the biochemical assembly and genetic loci involved in its biosynthesis, including the synthesis of the sugar nucleotide substrates, the building and decoration of the pentasaccharide subunit, and the polymerization and secretion of the polymer. An overview of the applications and industrial production of xanthan is also covered.
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Becker A, Katzen F, Pühler A, Ielpi L. Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. 1998;50(2):145-152.
Becker, A., Katzen, F., Pühler, A., & Ielpi, L. (1998). Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 50(2), 145-152. doi:10.1007/s002530051269
Becker, A., Katzen, F., Pühler, A., and Ielpi, L. (1998). Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 50, 145-152.
Becker, A., et al., 1998. Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 50(2), p 145-152.
A. Becker, et al., “Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective”, APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 50, 1998, pp. 145-152.
Becker, A., Katzen, F., Pühler, A., Ielpi, L.: Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. 50, 145-152 (1998).
Becker, A, Katzen, F, Pühler, Alfred, and Ielpi, L. “Xanthan gum biosynthesis and application: a biochemical/genetic perspective”. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 50.2 (1998): 145-152.
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