Selection of Suitable Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulphate Source for the Production of Alkaline Protease by Bacillus licheniformis NCIM-2042

  • Biswanath BHUNIA National Institute of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Durgapur, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue
  • Debjani DUTTA National Institute of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Durgapur, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue
  • Surabhi CHAUDHURI National Institute of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Durgapur, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue
Keywords: one-variable-at-time, alkaline protease, bacillus, culture medium, production

Abstract

In this study, selection of suitable carbon, nitrogen and sulphate sources were carried out by one-variable-at-time approach for the production of alkaline protease enzyme by Bacillus licheniformis NCIM-2042. Maximum levels of alkaline protease were found in culture media supplemented with magnesium sulphate, starch and soybean meal as a good sulphate, carbon and nitrogen sources which influenced the maximum yield of this enzyme (137.69±4.57, 135.23±1.73 and 134.74±1.77, respectively) in comparison with the other sulphate, carbon and nitrogen sources.

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Published
2010-06-13
How to Cite
BHUNIA, B., DUTTA, D., & CHAUDHURI, S. (2010). Selection of Suitable Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulphate Source for the Production of Alkaline Protease by Bacillus licheniformis NCIM-2042. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2(2), 56-59. https://doi.org/10.15835/nsb224630
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Research articles