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dc.contributor.authorKulkarni, Samir R-
dc.contributor.authorPandit, Aniruddha B-
dc.identifier.issn0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractLipase has been used to catalyze the hydrolysis of castor oil. The effect of solvent, temperature, pH and the enzyme concentration on the rate of reaction has been investigated. The rate of reaction could be considerably improved by modifying the reaction protocol with the help of addition of a solvent. The amount of enzyme used for the reaction was found to increase the rate of reaction in a logarithmic relation. By optimizing the enzyme addition protocol, the total amount of enzyme required for the reaction could significantly be reduced.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. Cl.7 A01N63/04; C12N9/16, 9/20, 15/09en_US
dc.sourceIJBT Vol.4(2) [April 2005]en_US
dc.subjectcastor oilen_US
dc.subjectenzyme economyen_US
dc.subjectsolvent effecten_US
dc.titleEnzymatic hydrolysis of castor oil: An approach for rate enhancement and enzyme economyen_US
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