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A New Alkali-Thermostable Azoreductase from Bacillus sp. Strain SF
ABSTRACT A screening for dye-decolorizing alkali-thermophilic microorganisms resulted in a Bacillus sp. strain isolated out of the wastewater drain of a textile finishing company. An NADH-dependentExpand
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Indigo degradation with purified laccases from Trametes hirsuta and Sclerotium rolfsii.
The degradation of the textile dye indigo with purified laccases from the fungi Trametes hirsuta (THL1 and THL2) and Sclerotium rolfsii (SRL1) was studied. All laccases were able to oxidize indigoExpand
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Laccase applications in the forest products industry : A review
This review discusses the applications of laccase in the forest products industry. Laccases are versatile, phenol-oxidizing enzymes obtained from white-rot fungi and other natural sources; whenExpand
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Study of dye decolorization in an immobilized laccase enzyme‐reactor using online spectroscopy
Decolorization of textile dyes by a laccase from Trametes modesta immobilized on γ‐aluminum oxide pellets was studied. An enzyme reactor was equipped with various UV/Vis spectroscopic sensorsExpand
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Bioremediation for the Decolorization of Textile Dyes — A Review
Textile dyeing effluents containing recalcitrant dyes are polluting waters due to their color and by the formation of toxic or carcinogenic intermediates such as aromatic amines from azo dyes. SinceExpand
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Laccase-catalyzed decolorization of the synthetic azo-dye diamond black PV 200 and of some structurally related derivatives
The kinetics of laccase-catalyzed transformation of the azo-dye Diamond Black PV 200 (CI Mordant Black 9) and various related synthesized derivatives were analyzed for dependence on pH and substrateExpand
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Biotransformation of phenolics with laccase containing bacterial spores
Treatment of effluents containing phenols such as textile dyes with fungal laccases is usually limited to the acid to neutral pH range and moderate temperatures. Here we demonstrate for the firstExpand
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Influence of structure on dye degradation with laccase mediator systems
A new laccase was purified from Trametes hirsuta IMA2002. The laccase had a molecular mass of 62 kDa and an isoelectric point of pH 7. It had an optimum pH of 3.0 and an optimum temperature of 55°C.Expand
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Restricting detergent protease action to surface of protein fibres by chemical modification
Due to their excellent properties, such as thermostability, activity over a broad range of pH and efficient stain removal, proteases from Bacillus sp. are commonly used in the textile industryExpand
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Analysis of myeloperoxidase activity in wound fluids as a marker of infection
Background Neutrophilic polymorphonuclear leukocytes play a crucial role in the host defence against bacterial and fungal infections. They participate in the inflammatory response through theExpand
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