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Title: Biodegradation of Orange II dye by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in simulated wastewater
Authors: Sharma, Praveen
Singh, Lakhvinder
Dilbaghi, Neeraj
Keywords: Azo dye
Mn- peroxidase
Phanerochaete chrysosporium
White rot fungi
Issue Date: Feb-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: This study presents decolorization of textile azo dye, Orange II, by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Orange II (85%) was removed in 7 days (optimum decolorization on 5th day at 28-30°C and pH 5.0) in liquid cultures under shaking aerobic conditions using P. chrysosporium. Higher dye concentration in simulated dye showed inhibitory effects on decolorization. Decolorization ability of fungus was correlated to lignolytic enzyme activity.
Page(s): 157-161
ISSN: 0022-4456
Source:JSIR Vol.68(02) [February 2009]

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