Isolation and Characterization of Cellulolytic Bacteria from Gut of Termite

  title={Isolation and Characterization of Cellulolytic Bacteria from Gut of Termite},
  author={Subodh K. Upadhyaya and Anuroop Manandhar and Hemanta Raj Mainali and Anaya Raj Pokhrel and Anurag Rijal and Barun and Sumita Pradhan and Bhabuk Koirala},
Nepal is rich in biodiversity with flora and fauna of various species scattered over different geographical regions. Termites are found abundantly in Nepal in forests as well as in household furnitures and wood causing heavy loss. Wood is a rich source of cellulose which is most abundantly found biomass. Termites harbor a system of symbionts that can degrade cellulose in wood, which has been partly degraded in its foregut by its own enzyme. Several strains were isolated from the gut of termite… CONTINUE READING

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