ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

P.M. Megha1 and K. Panneer Selvam2
1Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
2Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore – 14, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2011;5(2):1007-1009
© The Author(s). 2011
Received: 18/02/2011 | Accepted: 18/03/2011| Published: 31/10/2011

Phytase producing bacteria were isolated in media (phytase specific medium) with phytin as the only sources of phosphate, from soil and poultry faeces. Among the isolated strains, one identified as Bacillus sp. has high phytase activitity and is found to be a thermophilic bacteria. The enzyme produced by this bacteria was thermo stable.


Phytase, Citric Pulp, Thermostable enzyme

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