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THE POTENTIAL OF KERATINOLYTIC AND KERATINOPHILIC FUNGI FOR DEGRADATION OF PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS IN SOIL

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Abstract

The goal of work was to determine potential of keratinolytic fungi for degradation of crude oil. Two strains belonging to species Chrysosporium keratinophilum and Trichophyton ajelloi were isolated form sewage sludge and oil waste-contaminated soil from a refinery. Preliminary experiment was performed in liquid media with increasing concentration of peptone with and without presence of hair(source of keratin). The mean value of hydrocarbons loss was 39,8% during degradation of peptone and 49,2% during degradation of peptone and hair. The ability for removal of hydrocarbons was characteristic for fungal strains and probably associated with their high degree of adaptation for living in habitats heavily contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. It was observed that petroleum hydrocarbon removal rates depended on fungal proteolytic activity, biomass production, and easily degradable protein content in the medium.

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Petroleum Hydrocarbon Fungal Inoculum Keratinophilic Fungus Paecilomyces Lilacinus Peptone Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Environmental Biotechnology DepartmentSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Department of Environmental MicrobiologyInstitute for Ecology of Industrial AreasKatowicePoland

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