Isolation and identification of melanin producing bacterium from sewage water

@inproceedings{Deshmukh2016IsolationAI,
  title={Isolation and identification of melanin producing bacterium from sewage water},
  author={Kshitija R. Deshmukh and Archana S Pethe},
  year={2016}
}
In this study, a melanin producing bacterium was isolated from sewage water sample collected from Akola region of Maharashtra using nutrient agar supplemented with L-tyrosine. The morphological and biochemical analysis showed that the bacterium was gram negative short rod shaped, highly motile, opaque irregularly shaped large colonies with lobate margin, raised elevation and smooth texture. Also, the isolate was oxidase, catalase and caseinase positive. It was citrate positive while indole… CONTINUE READING