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Effect of Carbon and Nitrogen Sources on the Production of Reducing Sugars, Extra-cellular Protein and Cellulolytic Enzymes by Two Cellulolytic Bacterial Isolates

M.A. Kashem , M.A. Manchur , M.S. Rahman and M.N. Anwar
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Two thermophilic cellulolytic bacterial isolates were tested to determine the effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on the production of extra-cellular proteins, reducing sugars and cellulolytic enzymes. Lactose was found to be the most potential carbon source for Avicelase (342.52 U mL-1) and ß-glucosidase (256.89 U mL-1) activity where as NH4Cl was found to be the potential nitrogen source for CMCase (144.68 U mL-1) activity.

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M.A. Kashem , M.A. Manchur , M.S. Rahman and M.N. Anwar , 2004. Effect of Carbon and Nitrogen Sources on the Production of Reducing Sugars, Extra-cellular Protein and Cellulolytic Enzymes by Two Cellulolytic Bacterial Isolates. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 1660-1663.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.1660.1663


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