The maximum yield of β-glucosidase by A. niger KK2 mutant, grown on the basal medium for 7 days, was 514 I U g-1 ground rice straw, and was about twice those obtained from wheat straw or bran by previous researchers. Optimal activity of β-glucosidase was at 60-70°C and pH 4.8.
- Aspergillus niger
- Corn steep liquor
- Lignocellulosic biomass
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology