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Distillery spent wash: treatment technologies and potential applications.
Distillery spent wash is the unwanted residual liquid waste generated during alcohol production and pollution caused by it is one of the most critical environmental issue. Despite standards imposedExpand
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Xylanase production by a newly isolated Aspergillus foetidus strain and its characterization
Abstract Xylanase production by a newly isolated Aspergillus foetidus MTCC 4898 was studied using submerged fermentation under shaking. The maximum xylanase yield (210 U/ml) was obtained withExpand
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Cyanobacteria and microalgae: a positive prospect for biofuels.
Biofuel-bioenergy production has generated intensive interest due to increased concern regarding limited petroleum-based fuel supplies and their contribution to atmospheric CO2 levels. BiofuelExpand
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Hexavalent chromium reduction by Providencia sp
Abstract A gram-negative chromate reducing bacteria (UTDM314) was isolated from the contaminated sites of chemical industries, which is identified as Providencia sp. by biochemical methods andExpand
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Hexavalent chromate reductase activity in cytosolic fractions of Pseudomonas sp. G1DM21 isolated from Cr(VI) contaminated industrial landfill
Abstract Hexavalent chromate reductase activity was localized and characterized in vitro in cytosolic fraction of a newly isolated Pseudomonas sp. G1DM21. The suspended culture of the bacteriumExpand
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Biodegradation and decolourization of anaerobically treated distillery spent wash by a novel bacterial consortium.
The aim of this study was to isolate microorganisms capable of decolourizing and degrading anaerobically treated distillery spent wash. A bacterial consortium DMC comprising of three bacterialExpand
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Xylanase production under solid-state fermentation and its characterization by an isolated strain of Aspergillus foetidus in India
SummaryA locally isolated strain of Aspergillus foetidus MTCC 4898 was studied for xylanase (EC production using lignocellulosic substrates under solid state fermentation. Corncobs wereExpand
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Partial characterization of extracellular polysaccharides from cyanobacteria.
Four cyanobacterial strains, Cyanothece sp., Oscillatoria sp., Nostoc sp. and Nostoc carneum were studied for physico-chemical characterization of extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) secreted duringExpand
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A novel method of single step hydrophobic interaction chromatography for the purification of phycocyanin from Phormidium fragile and its characterization for antioxidant property.
Phycocyanin--a major phycobiliprotein constitutively produced by many cyanobacteria--holds several promising applications in diagnostics, biomedical research, and therapeutics. This paper discusses aExpand
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Production, partial purification and characterization of organic solvent tolerant lipase from Burkholderia multivorans V2 and its application for ester synthesis.
Burkholderia multivorans V2 (BMV2) isolated from soil was found to produce an extracellular solvent tolerant lipase (6.477 U/mL). This lipase exhibited maximum stability in n-hexane retaining aboutExpand
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