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Table 2 Properties of pulp treated with xylanases produced by A. niger and A. flavus

From: Bioprocess and biotechnology: effect of xylanase from Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus flavus on pulp biobleaching and enzyme production using agroindustrial residues as substract

Parameters Control A. niger A. flavus
Kappa number 13.96 10.34 8.89
Kappa efficiency (%) - 25.93 36.32
CST (%) 21.70 21.30 21.60
A237 nm - 0.093 0.120
A465 nm - 0.056 0.062
  1. Biobleaching of bagasse pulp with 10 U xylanase g-1 of pulp in 0.5 M sodium citrate buffer (pH 6.5) at 55°C for 2 h.