International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

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eISSN 1906-9642



  • Micromycetes of Damaged Documents and Air Environment of Book Depositories as Potential Cellulase Producers

    Ekaterina Trepova, Svetlana Khazova, Elena Popikhina, Tatiana Velikova (Federal Center for the Conservation of Library Collections, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA),
    Marina Manoyan, Olga Ivanova, Alexander Panin (The Russian State Center For Animal Feed And Drug Standardization And Quality, Moscow, RUSSIA).

    Discipline: Microbiology.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.15

    Keywords:Cellulose biodegraders; Micromycetes; Enzymes; Cellulolytic activity; Feed

    The destruction of indigestible cellulose-containing substrates makes it possible to utilize waste from many industries and obtain a variety of enriched feed products. In this regard, the search for organisms capable of splitting celluloses into regular oligosaccharides suitable for further processing is an urgent task of biotechnology. The purpose of the study was to assess the species diversity of micromycetes of library documents and the air of book storages and to determine their prospects as potential cellulase producers. The number of microorganisms on the surface of the documents was determined by the method of prints using wet sterile filter paper disks or cotton swabs. Air samples using the MAS-100 Eco aspirator. Micromycetes were isolated and identified on the basis of cultural and morphological features using light microscopy. Based on the results of a qualitative assessment, the activity of the cellulase complex was determined. The following strains were isolated from the surface of documents: Penicillium canescens, Penicillium aurantiogriseum, Penicillium simplicissimum, Aspergillus sydowi, Talaromyces funiculosus, Chaetomium globosum, Cladosporium ?ladosporioides.

    Paper ID: 14A1O

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    Trepova, E., Khazova, S., Popikhina, E., Velikova, T., Manoyan, M., Ivanova, O. and Panin, A. (2023). Micromycetes of Damaged Documents and Air Environment of Book Depositories as Potential Cellulase Producers. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 14(1), 14A1O, 1-13. http://TUENGR.COM/V14/14A1O.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.15


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