Spongin-Based Scaffolds from Hippospongia communis Demosponge as an Effective Support for Lipase Immobilization
AbstractThe main purpose of the study was to achieve effective immobilization of lipase B from Candida antarctica (CALB) onto 3D spongin-based scaffolds from Hippospongia communis marine demosponge for rapeseed oil transesterification. Successful immobilization onto the marine sponge skeleton was confirmed for the first time. Lipase B-containing biocatalytic system exhibited the highest catalytic activity retention (89%) after 60 min of immobilization at pH 7 and temperature of 4 °C. Immobilization was found to improve the thermal and chemical stability compared to free lipase, and retain over 80% of its initial catalytic activity over a wide range of temperature (30–60 °C) and pH (6–9). Additionally, immobilized lipase has good storage stability and retains over 70% of its initial activity even after catalyzing of 25 reaction cycles. The obtained product was used in a transesterification reaction of rapeseed oil with methanol and proved to be an efficient biocatalyst for biofuel production. The highest conversion value and fatty acids methyl esters (FAME) concentration were observed after a process conducted at 40 °C and pH 10. The possible mechanism of interaction between the enzyme and the spongin-based support is proposed and discussed. View Full-Text
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Zdarta, J.; Norman, M.; Smułek, W.; Moszyński, D.; Kaczorek, E.; Stelling, A.L.; Ehrlich, H.; Jesionowski, T. Spongin-Based Scaffolds from Hippospongia communis Demosponge as an Effective Support for Lipase Immobilization. Catalysts 2017, 7, 147.
Zdarta J, Norman M, Smułek W, Moszyński D, Kaczorek E, Stelling AL, Ehrlich H, Jesionowski T. Spongin-Based Scaffolds from Hippospongia communis Demosponge as an Effective Support for Lipase Immobilization. Catalysts. 2017; 7(5):147.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zdarta, Jakub; Norman, Małgorzata; Smułek, Wojciech; Moszyński, Dariusz; Kaczorek, Ewa; Stelling, Allison L.; Ehrlich, Hermann; Jesionowski, Teofil. 2017. "Spongin-Based Scaffolds from Hippospongia communis Demosponge as an Effective Support for Lipase Immobilization." Catalysts 7, no. 5: 147.
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