ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Madhu Rathore , Naveen Sharma, Ankita Sharma, Jashoda Kumari and Kanika Sharma
Microbial Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, University College of Science,
M.L.S. University Udaipur – 313 001, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2009;3(1):337-341
© The Author(s). 2009
Received: 12/10/2008 | Accepted: 06/12/2008 | Published: 30/04/2009

Twenty one samples of milk and milk products like milk, curd, paneer etc. were screened for presence of lipolytic bacteria and fungi by enrichment culture on Tributyrin agar medium. Of the hundred isolates only seven bacterial strains showed significant lipolytic activity. These isolates were purified and maintained on agar slant for further work. Study suggests that consumption of milk and milk products may be beneficial for lowering serum cholesterol levels in the body. Further these lipolytic stains can be used to produce lipase for industrial and pharmaceutical use.


Milk and Dairy Samples, Lipolytic activity, Enrichment, Lipase

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