ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Chitrangada Dash and Sukanti Bala Mohapatra
1Department of Microbiology, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology,
Bhubaneswar-3, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2014;8(3):2505-2510
© The Author(s). 2014
Received: 15/09/2013 | Accepted: 31/10/2013 | Published: 31/06/2014

The under explored mangrove sediment of Bhitarkanika, a potent source for the isolation of new actinobacteria and were recognized as a source of novel antibiotics and anticancer agents having unusual structure and properties. In the present study twenty actinobacterial isolates were obtained and screened for L-asparaginase and L-glutaminase production. Only four isolates were found to exhibit the above activity. 16S rDNA analysis revealed one isolate i.e. DSOIIA as a new strain of Actinomycetales bacterium BkSoiiA bearing Genebank Accession number: KC573069 and positive for L-asparaginase and L-glutaminase production.


Actinomycetales bacterium, actinobacteria, Bhitarkanika, L-asparaginase, L-glutaminase

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