Fungal enzymes play a vital role in the biodegradation of various organic and inorganic compounds. Lignin is one such compound which causes considerable problems in the environment. The lignin degradation process is performed with the help of enzymes, mainly of microbial origin. The enzymes mainly involved in this process are oxidases and peroxidases especially laccases. The screening and isolation of laccase producing fungi from various saw mill wastes were undertaken in this study.
Lignin, Biodegradation, Enzymes, Laccase, ABTS, Syringaldazine
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