Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 199–202 | Cite as

Variability in amylase production among morphological mutants ofAspergillus wentii

  • S. Basu
  • S. L. Chakrabarty


Mutational experiments were performed to produce morphological mutants fromAspergillus wentii Wehmer (IMI 17295) by UV and X-ray irradiation. Among the morphological mutants, five representative types were recognized. Marked variation existed in amylase activity between the morphological mutants and the wild type.


Amylase Amylase Activity Amylolytic Activity Amylase Production Parent Culture 


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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Basu
    • 1
  • S. L. Chakrabarty
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyBose InstituteCalcuttaIndia

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