Biochemical Characteristics of Aerosol at a Suburban Site

  • Ranjit Kumar
  • K. M. Kumari
  • Vineeta Diwakar
  • J. N. Srivastava


Bio-aerosol plays very important role in climate change, rain patterns and public health. The concentration of airspora varied with the change in meteorological conditions as well as with the change in surrounding localities. Present study deals with biochemical study of aerosol at a suburban site in Agra. The maximum fungal colonies were recorded during the month of October and lowest were recorded in month of June. Aspergillus Species were dominant amongst isolated fungi. Protein estimation gives surrogate information about biological components of aerosol. The level of protein was in relation with presence of biological organism and debris in the aerosol.


Aspergillus Niger Fungal Spore Aerosol Sample Biological Organism Protein Estimation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranjit Kumar
    • 1
  • K. M. Kumari
    • 2
  • Vineeta Diwakar
    • 3
  • J. N. Srivastava
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Technical CollegeDayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)Dayalbagh, AgraIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryDayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)Dayalbagh, AgraIndia
  3. 3.Department of Botany, Faculty of ScienceDayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)Dayalbagh, AgraIndia

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