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Initial observations on the cellulolytic activities of some fungal isolates

  • Berhanu A. Gashe
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Summary

The cellulolytic activities of aTrichoderma sp.,Penicillium sp.,Cladosporium sp.,Trichoderma viride ATCC-24687,Myrothecium roredium, ATCC-28814 and unidentified fungus (F-4) were investigated. TheTrichoderma sp. and the unidentified fungus (F-4) secreted larger amounts of cellulase into the growth medium than the other strains. They also saccharified lignocellulosics more rapidly than the other strains.

Keywords

Cellulase Growth Medium Penicillium Trichoderma Fungal Isolate 
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Résumé

Les activités cellulolytiques d'unTrichoderma sp., d'unPenicillium sp., d'unCladosporium sp., d'unTrichoderma viride ATCC-24687, d'unMyrothecium roredium et d'une moisissure nonidentifiée (F-4) ont été examinées. La soucheTrichoderma sp et la moisissure non-identifiée (F-4) ont secrété des quantités plus importantes de cellulase dans le milieu du culture que les autres souches. Ces deux souches ont aussi saccharifié la ligno-cellulose plus rapidement que les autres souches.

Resumen

Se estudió la actividad celulolítica de: une especie deTrichoderma sp.,Penicillium sp.,Cladosporium sp.,Trichoderma viride ATCC-24687,Myrothecium roredium, ATCC-28814, y de un hongo no identificado (F-4).Trichoderma sp. y el hongo no identificado secretaron más cantidad de celulasa al medio de cultivo que las otras cepas estudiadas. Tambien saccarificaron materiales lignocelulósicos más rápidamente que los demás hongos.

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© Oxford University Press 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Berhanu A. Gashe
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyAddis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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