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Table 2 Effect of different carbon sources 1% (W/V) on cellulase production by Bacillus sp after 8 d of incubation at 37°C

From: Production, purification and characterization of a novel thermotolerant endoglucanase (CMCase) from Bacillus strain isolated from cow dung

Agricultural waste (1% W/V) CMCase Avicelase FPase Β-glucosidase
(U/mg protein) (U/mg protein) (U/mg protein) (U/mg protein)
Paddy straw 0.111 ± 0.005 0.197 ± 0.008 0.133 ± 0.005 0.111 ± 0.005
Sugarcane baggasse 0.177 ± 0.0152 0.213 ± 0.010 0.170 ± 0.0152 0.119 ± 0.005
Banana seudo stem 0.130 ± 0.005 0.135 ± 0.0152 0.150 ± 0.0152 0.135 ± 0.0152
Groundnut scale 0.07 ± 0.008 0.07 ± 0.008 0.08 ± 0.0115 0.03 ± 0.0057
Coconut fruit fibre 0.153 ± 0.0152 0.153 ± 0.0152 0.186 ± 0.0152 0.108 ± 0.0115
Orange scale 0.54 ± 1.528 0.59 ± 1.527 0.62 ± 0.0115 0.60 ± 0.015
Whatman filter paper 0.52 ± 0.011 0.50 ± 0.011 0.51 ± 0.011 0.52 ± 0.011
Newspaper 0.65 ± 0.577 0.60 ± 0.015 0.70 ± 0.0185 0.72 ± 0.010
Printing paper 0.50 ± 0.011 0.52 ± 0.011 0.48 ± 1.154 0.45 ± 0.010
Foolscape paper 0.45 ± 0.010 0.42 ± 0.0152 0.50 ± 0.011 0.42 ± 0.0152
CMC 0.73 ± 0.02 0.77 ± 1.201 0.84 ± 0.015 0.93 ± 1.527
Avicel 0.26 ± 0.0152 0.45 ± 0.010 0.32 ± 1.527 0.26 ± 0.0152
  1. The results of one-way factorial ANOVA reveals the amount of enzymes synthesized are in different C-sources varied significantly. F value is significant at P < 0.01 level.