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Title: Role of lignocellulosic enzymes during basidiomata production by Pleurotus djamor var. roseus
Authors: Periasamy, K
Natarajan, K
Keywords: Pleurotus djamor var. roseus
lignocellulosic wastes
enzymatic degradation
lignin peroxidase
Issue Date: Oct-2004
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int.Cl.7 A01 G 1/04; A01 N 63/04
Abstract: The mushroom mycelium is able to grow on a wide spectrum of lignocellulosic waste materials, which can be attributed to its ability to secrete a range of degradatory enzymes both saccharifying (cellulases, hemicellulases and xylanases) and oxidative (LiP, MnP and laccases). The degraded products are used as their energy source to produce protein rich edible biomass. The changes in extracellular enzyme activities of laccases are directly correlated with growth and fruit body formation. The present investigation deals with the potentiality of the enzymatic activity during fructification of the pink coloured oyster mushroom, Pleurotus djamor (Fr.) Boedijn var. roseus Corner.
Description: 577-583
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJBT Vol.03(4) [October 2004]

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