MICROORGANISMS AND α-AMYLASE: A CONCISE REVIEW


Dipak Paul

Abstract


Amylases are one of the most industrially important enzymes and hold the maximum market share of enzyme sales. The article surveys the α-amylase family and the major structural characteristics, microbial sources, and industrial applications. This review is therefore, an attempt to execute a detailed study of the literature on the development made in research on microbial α-amylase production, a highly important and demanded industrial enzyme in different fields such as starch processing, detergent, alcohol, textile, food, paper, pharmaceutical etc.


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MICROORGANISMS AND α-AMYLASE: A CONCISE REVIEW

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01-08-2016

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VOL 4 ISSUE 4 2016 (AUGUST-SEPTEMBER) Page: 1-5

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