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Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2006 Oct;43(5):295-8.

Isolation and identification of alpha-amylase producing Bacillus sp. from dhal industry waste.

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Department of Studies in Biochemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 585 106, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

A bacterial strain was isolated from dhal industry red gram waste and identified as Bacillus. A thermostable extracellular amylase was partially purified from the strain. Optimum temperature and pH for the enzyme were found to be 60 degrees C and 6.5, respectively. The maximum amylase production was achieved with maltose as carbon source. Among the nitrogen sources, peptone and yeast extract produced maximum amylase.

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17133736
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