Portease purification and characterization of a serine inhibitor from Egyptian varieties of soybean seeds and its efficacy against Spodoptera littoralis.
Serine inhibitors have been described in many plant species and are universal throughout the plant kingdom. Trypsin inhibitors are the most common type. In the present study, trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activity was detected in the seed flour extracts of four Egyptian varieties of soybean (Glycine max). The soybean variety, Giza 22, was found to have higher trypsin and chymotrypsin ... Read more