Extracellular enzymatic activity of aquatic and aero-aquatic conidial fungi

  title={Extracellular enzymatic activity of aquatic and aero-aquatic conidial fungi},
  author={Samir Khalaf Abdullah and Saad j. Taj-Aldeen},
Nineteen species of aquatic and areo-aquatic conidial fungi were tested for their ability to produce extracellular enzymes which degrade cellulose, starch, lipids, proteins and tannic acid. The cellulolytic activity was determined by using both solid and liquid media. The activity of other enzymes was examined using solid media. Two-thirds of the species were able to hydrolyze soluble cellulose (CMC) incorporated in solid and liquid media with varying degrees of activity. Extracellular culture… CONTINUE READING

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