Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2021 May 3;105(9):3601-3610. Epub 2021 May 3.
Multidisciplinary Research, Science and Technology Network (RMPCT), Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlândia, Av. Getúlio Vargas, 230, Centro, Patos de Minas, MG, 38700-126, Brazil.
The food industry has developed a wide range of products with reduced lactose to allow people with intolerance to consume dairy products. Although β-galactosidase has extensive applications in the food, pharma, and biotechnology industries, the enzymes are high-cost catalysts, and their use makes the process costly. Immobilization is a viable strategy for enzyme retention inside a reactor, allowing its reuse and application in continuous processes. Read More