Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp 353–356 | Cite as

Production of D-xylanases by thermophilic fungi using different methods of culture

  • W. Grajek


Seven thermophilic strains of fungi were examined for their ability to produce D-xylanase in Liquid and solid-state fermentations. It was confirmed that the best producers of xylanase, among microorganisms used, wereH. Lanuginosa andS. thermophile in liquid fermentation, andT. aurantiacus andH. lanuginosa in solid-state fermentations. The higher productivity of xylanase, namely 18,72 IU/ml, was obtained in liquid culture ofH. lanuginosa. The pH and temperature optima of enzymes from liquid and solid-state cultures of fungi used were also presented.


Enzyme Fermentation Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry Liquid Culture 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Grajek
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut of Food Technology of Plant OriginAcademy of AgriculturePoznanPoland
  2. 2.Laboratoire Associé à La Chaire de Biotechnologie de L'INA-PGI.N.R.A.Dijon CedexFrance

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