Isolation , identification and dehairing activity of Indonesian native keratinolytic bacteria Exiguobacterium sp . DG 1

The objective of this work was to isolate and identify keratinolytic bacteria from soil containing sheep hair and sheep tannery waste, which has the potential of removing hair in the tanning process. The bacterial identifications were conducted using 16S rRNA gene sequencing method. Also the bacteria were examined using morphological and biochemical studies… (More)