SIMPLE METHODS FOR DETECTING LIGNOLYTle ENZYMES IN SOLID MEDIUM

Article Id: ARCC3084 | Page : 208 - 210
Citation :- SIMPLE METHODS FOR DETECTING LIGNOLYTle ENZYMES IN SOLID MEDIUM.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2001.(35):208 - 210
Alka Gupta·, Murali Gopal·1 and R.C.Kuhad
Address : Dept. of Microbiology, South Campus, Delhi University, New Delhi-110 021, India

Abstract

White rot fungi are the most capable micro-organisms to degrade lignin. Lignin degradation is not catalysed by any particular enzyme but by concerted action of a group of enzymes termed as lignolytic enzymes. A simple petriplate screening procedure in solid medium for testing extracellular production of these enzymes based on change in colour of the medium and visual detection has been proposed and evaluated.

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