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Studies on mold lipase. Comparative study of lipases obtained from molds grown onSesamum indicum

Authors
Journal
Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
0003-9861
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
37
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0003-9861(52)90170-7

Abstract

Abstract Different strains isolated from molds grown in sesamum were investigated for their lipolytic activity. It is found that P. chrysogenum S 1 shows appreciable lipolytic activity. The optimum pH for the mold lipase varies from a pH of 6.2 to 6.8 depending upon the nature of the mold lipase. The strains grown in sesamum cake medium containing 10% sesamum oil show an appreciable amount of lipolytic activity. The synthesis of n-butyl oleate can be effected using these mold lipases.

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