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Peter BIELY, PhD, DSc
Senior Research Scientist

Carbohydrate Biochemistry Laboratory

Tel.: +421-2-59410275
Fax.: +421-2-59410222
Research Interests
Carbohydrate biochemistry and enzymology, utilization of plant cell wall polysaccharides by yeast and fungi, regulation of production of extracellular enzymes, mechanism of action and reverse reactions of glycosyl hydrolases and esterases associated with plant cell wall degradation, bioconversion of hemicellulose.
Selected Publications (full list available on request)
Xylanolytic enzymes.
Biely P.
In Handbook of Food Enzymology (Whitaker, Voragen and Wong, Eds.) Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York (2003), pp. 879-916.
Differentiation of feruloyl esterases on synthetic substrates in &-arabinofuranosidase-coupled and ultraviolet-spectrophotometric assay.
Biely P., Mastihubová M., van Zyl W.H., Prior B.A.
Anal. Biochem. 311, 68-75 (2002).
Enzymic &-galactosylation of cyclic glucotetrasaccharide derived from alternan.
Biely P, Puchart V., Cote G. L.
Carbohydr. Res. 332, 299-303 (2001).
Enzymically produced cyclic &-1,3-linked and &-1,6-linked oligosaccharides of D-glucose.
Côté G.L., Biely P.
Eur. J. Biochem. 226, 641-648 (1994).
Interlaboratory testing of methods for assay of xylanase activity.
Bailey M. J., Biely P., Puotanen K.
J. Biotechnol. 23, 257-270 (1992).
Cited 308x
Cooperativity of esterases and xylanases in the enzymic degradation of acetyl xylan.
Biely, P., MacKenzie, C. R., Puls, J., Schneider, H.
Bio/Technol. 4, 731-733 (1986).
Cited 114x
Soluble chromogenic substrates for the assay of endo-1,4-β-xylanases and endo-1,4-β-glucanases.
Biely P., Mislovičová D., Toman R.
Anal. Biochem. 144, 142-146 (1985).
Cited 139x
Microbial xylanolytic systems.
Biely, P.
Trends in Biotechnol. 3, 286-290 (1985).
Cited 382x
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