Methodological aspects of assessing chitin utilization by soil microorganisms

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A computational method for estimating specific activity of chitin decomposition by microorganisms is proposed. Spectrophotometric and gas chromatographic methods have been used to determine the rates of chitinase production, biomass accumulation, and carbon dioxide emission by pure cultures of microorganisms grown on a chitin-containing medium. Among… (More)
DOI: 10.1134/S1062359008050191

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