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Optimization of amylase production from bitter manihot esculenta using Aspergillus Niger

Khalaf, Abubakir Ibraheem and Alam, Md. Zahangir (2017) Optimization of amylase production from bitter manihot esculenta using Aspergillus Niger. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-494-0

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Abstract

Amylases are industrial enzymes which hydrolyze carbohydrate molecules to give diverse products including dextrins and progressively smaller polymers composed of glucose units. Due to their wide industrial applications, these enzymes account for 65 % of global enzyme market with microorganisms being the predominant sources for enzyme production. Enzyme production on industrial level is still faced by challenges represented by high production costs, selection of appropriate microorganisms and improvement of medium composition and process condition parameters. Hence, the search is always on for means to decrease enzyme production costs and increase enzyme productivity.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 4157/61865
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optimization of amylase; Bitter manihot esculenta; Aspergillus Niger
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA164 Bioengineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Zahangir Alam
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2018 09:27
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2018 15:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61865

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