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Aspergillus nidulans is a highly potent fungus used in the production of alkaline protease. Extracellular alkaline protease was purified from A. nidulans in a two-step procedure involving ammonium sulphate precipitation and Sephadex G-100 column chromatography. The molecular mass of the enzyme was determined to be 42 kDa by SDS-PAGE. The enzyme activity was(More)
INTRODUCTION The role of natural bioactive substances in treating infections has been rediscovered as bacterial resistance become common to most of the antibiotics. Curcumin is a bioactive substance from turmeric. Owing to antimicrobial properties, its prospect as an antibacterial agent is currently under focus. MATERIALS AND METHODS We have evaluated the(More)
We review recent advances in the fundamental understanding and technological applications of radiative processes for energy harvesting, conversion, efficiency, and sustainability. State-of-the-art and remaining challenges are discussed, together with the latest developments outlined in the papers comprising this focus issue. The topics range from the(More)
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