Optimization of cellulase enzyme production from corn cobs using Alternaria alternata by solid state fermentation

@inproceedings{Ijaz2012OptimizationOC,
  title={Optimization of cellulase enzyme production from corn cobs using Alternaria alternata by solid state fermentation},
  author={Amir Ijaz and Zahid Anwar and Yusuf Zafar and Iqbal Hussain and Aish Muhammad and Muhammad Zohaib Irshad and Sajid O. Mehmood},
  year={2012}
}
Cellulase is an important industrial enzyme which can be obtained from cheap agrowastes. Pakistan is an agriculture country, producing tons of waste in the form of wheat straw, rice bran, sugarcane bagasee, corn cobs, corn stover etc. The aim of the present study was to produce cellulase by using abundant agrowastes like corn cobs. The conditions were optimized by using corn cobs and culturing Alternaria alternata with solid state fermentation. Different incubation times (1-7days), temperatures… CONTINUE READING

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