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Table 3 Enzymatic properties of Bgluc from termites and other species to p-NPG

From: Multifunctional elastin-like polypeptide renders β-glucosidase enzyme phase transition and high stability

Source organism Optimum temperature (°C) Optimum pH Km (mM) Kcat (s−1) Kcat/Km (s−1 mM−1) References
Talaromyces leycettanus 75 4.5 0.18 1664 9096 [37]
Trichoderma reesei 40 5 0.09 118 1311 [38]
Talaromyces amestolkiae 40 5 0.41 485 1167 [32]
Aspergillus japonicus 40 5 0.6 259 431.7 [38]
Aspergillus niger 40 4 2.2 917 416.8 [39]
Myceliophthora thermophila 40 5 0.39 147 377 [40]
Thermoascus aurantiacus 60 4.5 0.11 242 2200 [41]
Penicillium verruculosum 40 5 0.44 160 363.6 [42]
Fomitopsis palustris 50 5 0.12 721 6008 [43]
Nasutitermes takasagoensis 65 5.5 0.67 ND ND [29]
Reticulitermes flavipes 40 7 1.66 22.92 13.80 [25]
Neotermes koshunensis 40 5 0.77 ND ND [27]
Coptotermes gestroi 55 5 1.59 57.19 35.99 [22]
Macrotermes barneyi 45 5 ND ND ND [26]
Microcerotermes annandalei 50–55 5–6 1.47 8.98 6.12 [30]
Globitermes sulphureus 90 6 0.18 ND ND [44]
Coptotermes formosanus 40 5 2.20 60.7 27.0 [5]
Coptotermes formosanus 40 5.5 5.73 69.36 12.10 This work
  1. ND not determined