In this present study, the effect of immobilized spores of Aspergillus fumigatus (MTCC NO. 1399) on amylase production was investigated on four different matrices like agar agar, agarose, sodium alginate and k-Carrageenan. Amylase activity was found to be increased by 11.4% with sodium alginate at 72hrs of incubation when compared with the free spores. The 3rd repeated cycle of immobilized spores of A.fumigatus showed (283Â±34U/ml) amylase activity and increase percent of amylase activity was 45% when compared to initial amylase activity. The amylase production was decreased for further usage.
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Aspergillus Fumigatus, Immobilization of Spores, Sodium Alginate, Repeated Cycles, Amylase Activity.
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Ratnasri P. V, Hemalatha K. P. J, "Studies on Immobilized Spores of Aspergillus Fumigatus
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