Isolation and characterization of phytase producing Bacillus strains from mangrove ecosystem

Imelda, Joseph and Paulraj, R (2007) Isolation and characterization of phytase producing Bacillus strains from mangrove ecosystem. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 49 (2). pp. 177-182.

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    Abstract

    Five aerobic endospore-forming bacilli, isolated from mangrove soil at Cochin, Kerala, India, which produce phytase enzyme, were taxonomically characterized. There were two strains of Bacillus circulans (MTCC 7635 and 7636), one strain each of B. licheniformis (MTCC 6824) and B. pantothenicus (MTCC 7638), and one was identified as Bacillus sp. (MTCC 7637). All strains were alkalophilic with B. licheniformis and B. pantothenticus tolerating pH up to 11, and other strains up to pH 9. All the strains were thermotolerant with B. licheniformis with good growth at 55oC. B. pantothenicus was found to be halotolerant species and tolerated 10% NaCl.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Phytase; Bacillus; mangrove
    Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 10:56
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:15
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2136

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