Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 113–116 | Cite as

Amylase production byEscherichiacoli immobilized in silicone foam

  • Patrick Oriel


Silicone foam was investigated as a support for the immobilization ofEscherichiacoli EC147, a recombinant strain which produces a thermostable amylase extracellularly. While colonization of the foam was limited in semicontinuous culture, a fivefold increase in amylase production was achieved.


Silicone Foam Organic Chemistry Immobilization Amylase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Oriel
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Public HealthMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing

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