Bioprocess Engineering

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 163–165 | Cite as

Studies on protein enrichment in sawdust by Pleurotus sajor-caju

  • N. Lal
  • T. Panda


A suitable solid state fermentation has been developed to enhance the biological value and nutrition factor of sawdust using Pleurotus sajor-caju. Different process parameters such as temperature, pH, and substrate level have been studied. Patterns of protein production and saccharification power of the fermented mash evaluated under most suitable assay conditions were followed during the fermentation process.


Waste Water Fermentation Solid State Water Management Water Pollution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Lal
    • 1
  • T. Panda
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biochemical Engineering, Department of Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyMadrasIndia

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