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Research Journal of Microbiology
  Year: 2011 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 41-53
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Current Trends in Research and Application of Microbial Cellulases

M. Karmakar and R.R. Ray

Bioconversion of cellulose, nature’s most abundant polysaccharide is accomplished by the enzyme cellulase. Cellulase, a complex of sequentially acting component enzymes are found to be synthesized by a variety of microbes. A number of different catalytic and non catalytic enzyme modules form the cellulase which synergistically acts on their substrates are reported, amongst which in some anaerobic bacteria different cellulases are organized together to form a multifunctional supramolecular complex known as cellulosome. Basic and applied research on microbial cellulases generated great scientific knowledge, their mode of action and their enormous industrial applications. Microbial cellulases are used in food, animal feed, brewery, wine, textile, laundry, paper, pulp and agriculture as well as in research purposes. The ever increasing demand for relatively non expensive cellulases and their enhanced utilization in multiple sectors of industries is the main driving force for research on different microbial cellulases.
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  •    Current Commercial Perspective of Rhizopus oryzae: A Review
  •    Degradation of Agro-Waste by Cellulase from Aspergillus candidus
  •    Extra Cellular Endoglucanase Production by Rhizopus oryzae in Solid and Liquid State Fermentation of Agro Wastes
  •    Improved Production of Endoglucanase Enzyme by Aspergillus terreus; Application of Plackett Burman Design for Optimization of Process Parameters
  •    Saccharification of Raw Native Starches by Extracellular Isoamylase of Rhizopus oryzae
How to cite this article:

M. Karmakar and R.R. Ray, 2011. Current Trends in Research and Application of Microbial Cellulases. Research Journal of Microbiology, 6: 41-53.


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