Alpha Amylase Production by Aspergillus Oryzae Using Solid State Fermentation
Engineering and Technology Journal,
2011, Volume 29, Issue 14, Pages 2954-2960
AbstractA fungal strain of Aspergillus oryzae was used for the production of alpha amylase by solid state fermentation from agro-industrial waste. Enzyme production was growth associated and maximum activity (8.23 U/ml) were obtained after 120h when incubated at 30°C on wheat bran with initial moisture content 60%; initial medium pH = 5 . Enzyme activity increased when the solid medium was supplemented with additional nitrogen source (sodium Nitrate).
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