Production, characterization and Congo red dye decolourizing efficiency of a laccase from Pleurotus ostreatus MTCC 142 cultivated on co-substrates of paddy straw and corn husk

@inproceedings{Das2016ProductionCA,
  title={Production, characterization and Congo red dye decolourizing efficiency of a laccase from Pleurotus ostreatus MTCC 142 cultivated on co-substrates of paddy straw and corn husk},
  author={Arijit Das and Sourav Bhattacharya and Gangotri Panchanan and B N Navya and Parvathi Nambiar},
  booktitle={Journal, genetic engineering & biotechnology},
  year={2016}
}
A laccase produced by Pleurotus ostreatus MTCC 142 under solid-state fermentation using co-substrates of paddy straw and corn husk (1.5:1.5, g w/w) showed an activity of 2.54 U gds-1. Laccase activity was determined spectrophotometrically using 0.5 mM 2,2'- azino-bis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid) (ABTS). Supplementation with fructose and potassium nitrate resulted in maximum enzyme production at initial pH 5.8 ± 0.2 and initial moisture content of 70%. A carbon: nitrogen ratio of 0.5… CONTINUE READING