Plant Diversity ›› 2000, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Activity of Three Enzymes in Vanilla Capsule

JIANG Ming,Pu Fan,XIE Wen-Shen,HU Yun-Qian,Li-Ying   

  1. Yunnan Flavor and Fragrance Reserch & Development Center ,Kunming 650051
  • Online:2000-04-25 Published:2000-04-25

Abstract: The bio-activity of three enzymes from vanilla capsules,seeds and peels have been analyzed. The results show that the activity of β-glucosidase in seed is much higher than that in peels. The activity of peroxidase in seeds is zero,but in peels it is at a high level. The activity of polyphenol oxidase in 5 samples are all at a very lower level.

Key words: Vanilla planifolia, β-glicosidase, Peroxidase, Polyphenol axidase, Enzyme treatment