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Studies on cellulose degradation by a thermoactinomyces sp.

University of Pennsylvania. Biochemical Engineering Laboratory

Studies on cellulose degradation by a thermoactinomyces sp.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Division of Solar Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • Cellulose

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    StatementUniversity of Pennsylvania, Biochemical Engineering Laboratory
    SeriesCOO ; 4070-2
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14877967M

      Most studies also showed that cellulose nanocrystals are not toxic to cells, depending on the dose. The most serious impact was a 20 percent loss in viability of liver cells in rainbow trout. Studies also looked at cells from humans, such as from the brain, throat, and eye, and from other animals. 2. Lignocellulose: Structure and Uses. Lignocellulose is comprised of three main components, that is, cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin [] (Figure 1).Cellulose is the high molecular weight linear polymer of D-glucopyranose units linked together by β-(l→4)-glycosidic bonds, with cellobiose dimer being the repeating cellulose chains are hydrogen bonded to each other, making a Cited by: degradation processes and thermal stability studies. Moreover, dielectric investigations [3–10] are of special interest in relation to polymers because they provide detailed information on the molecular configurations. A dielectric relaxation of polymeric materials File Size: 1MB.


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Get this from a library. Studies on cellulose degradation by a thermoactinomyces sp. [University of Pennsylvania. Biochemical Engineering Laboratory.; United States. Cellulose, although it is said to have a crystalline structure, in nature these fibers are not purely crystalline.

In the physical world, cellulose fibers range from purely crystalline to purely amorphous forms [20,24].Depending on the origin, the degree of cellulose crystallinity can vary from 0% of that of amorphous, acid swollen cellulose, to 70% of that from cotton, to nearly % of that Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {Production of single cell protein from cellulose wastes}, author = {Humphrey, A.E.

and Moreira, A. and Armiger, W. and Zabriskie, D.}, abstractNote = {Experiments made with a thermophilic Actinomyces that utilizes cellulose for growth are summarized. The organism, identified as a Thermoactinomyces sp., is a highly filamentous fungi.

Abstract. Worldwide photosynthetic fixation of carbon dioxide is estimated to yield annually up to X 10 9 tons of dry plant material (biomass) (Lieth, ; Whittaker and Likens, ; Bassham, ; Stephens and Heichel, ). Almost half of this material consists of cellulose (28–50%); other major components are hemicelluloses (20–30%) and lignin (18–30%) (Thompson, ).Cited by: Cellulose, a pol ysaccharide consisting of linear β-1,4-linked D-glucopyranose chain s, requ ires cellulases for its degradation.

Cel lulases are inducible. Cellulose acetate polymer is used to make a variety of consumer products including textiles, plastic films, and cigarette filters.

A review of degradation mechanisms, and the possible approaches to diminish the environmental persistence of these materials, will clarify the current and potential degradation rates of these products after disposal. Various studies have been conducted on Cited by: Animal Feed Science and Technology, 32 () 77 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Mechanisms of cellulose degradation by fungi and bacteria Michael P.

Coughlan Department of Biochemistry, University College, Galway (Ireland) ABSTRACT Coughlan, M.P., Mechanisms of cellulose degradation by fungi and bacteria. by:   Cellulose is a simple polymer, but it forms insoluble, crystalline microfibrils, which are highly resistant to enzymatic hydrolysis.

All organisms known to degrade cellulose efficiently produce a battery of enzymes with different specificities, which act together in by:   Cellulose is the most abundant natural product in the biosphere 1, with plant cell walls representing the most important source, where it serves as a Cited by:   Acanthamoeba is an opportunistic free-living amoeba that can cause blinding keratitis and fatal brain infection.

Early diagnosis, followed by aggressive treatment is a pre-requisite in the successful treatment but even then the prognosis remains poor. A major drawback during the course of treatment is the ability of the amoeba to enclose itself within a shell (a process known as encystment.

GPC chromatograms of the CTC derivatives of the artificially aged insulation paper. Degradation of cellulosic insulation materials 83 assumed that any products of chain degradation of the cellulose, including water, CO, CO;, and furans, have a negligibly small effect on the mass of the material by:   The bulk terrestrial biomass resource in a future bio-economy will be lignocellulosic biomass, which is recalcitrant and challenging to process.

Enzymatic conversion of polysaccharides in the lignocellulosic biomass will be a key technology in future biorefineries and this technology is currently the subject of intensive research. We describe recent developments in enzyme technology for. Cellulose is the major component of wood and thus of paper.

Cotton is the purest natural form of cellulose. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing and pharmaceutical preparations.

THERMAL DEGRADATION OF WOOD COMPONENTS: a review of the literature INTRODUCTION This review of the literature was developed as part of an investigation of the thermal degradation analysis of wood and wood components (7). The review was focused on thermal methods of analy-sis of the degradation of wood, cellulose, hemi-celluloses, and Size: KB.

Procedures. Enzymatic Hydrolysis: Repeat the same procedures for shredded wood chips (a complex and impure mixture of cellulose, lignin, and a variety of others), carboxymethyl cellulose (a model amorphours-structured cellulose), and cotton (90 % cellulose, mostly crystalline-structured).

If time permits and if there is extra enzyme solution, try other sources of biomass and waste materials. Various studies have been conducted on the biodegradability of cellulose acetate, but no review has been compiled which includes biological, chemical, and photo chemical degradation mechanisms.

The classical scheme for cellulose degradation involves the synergistic action of three classes of enzymes: 1) Endo-1,4-β-glucanases randomly cleave internal bonds in the cellulose chain.

These enzymes may be non-processive or processive (in processive enzymes, enzyme-substrate association is followed by several consecutive cuts in a single Cited by: Various research studies support high cellulose degradation potential of microbes from actinomycetales. a review,” Enzyme Research, vol.

Article ID17 J. Ferchale, and E. Pye, “Cellulolytic enzyme system of Thermoactinomyces sp. grown on microcrystalline cellulose,” Applied and Environmental Microbiology Cited by: Start studying Cellulose Degradation.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. cellulose is abudant but hard to break down so research into the enzymes could unleash more energy. initial studies found bits of wood in bivalve gut and measurable cellulolytic activity, thought animal had.

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Title: Moose Girl Author: BIZTECHCOM. This study obtained 12 microbial degradation of cellulose from perennial accumulation of cellulose waste soil, through Congo red staining, isolated high efficient bacteria N4 degradation of cellulose. The N4 strain degradation single factor experiment showed that: carbon concentration, incubation temperature and initial pH value influence on the degradation of filter : Song Liu.

Standard cellulose samples with degradation time (30, 60, 90 and days) (Figures 6 b.1, 6 b.2, 6 b.3 and 6 b.4) fibers were separated and it was evidenced the highest degradation on 90 and days.

Bacterial cellulose after 30 days of degradation (Figure 7 a.1) presented reliefs on its by: Conformational Effects in the Hydrolysis of Cellulose RAJAI H.

ATALLA Chapter 3, DOI: /bach Publication Date (Print): June 1, Expected mechanism of cellulose degradation by enzymatic hydrolysis 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 0,00 0,05 0,10 0,15 0,20 0,25 0,30 0,35 glucose g.l-1 t(h) E 1 E 2 E 3 Fig.

Time dependance of glucose production by enzymatic degradation of cellulose substrate. Tab. Time dependance of glucose production by enzymatic degradation of cellulose File Size: KB. A REVIEW OF LITERATURE ON THE ENZYMATIC DEGRADATION OF CELLULOSE AND WOOD By ELLIS B. COWLING, Pathologist Forest Products Laboratory, 1 Forest Service U.

Department of Agriculture Introduction Enzymatic degradation of cellulose by fungi is of great biologic as well as economic importance. It constitutes one of the necessary steps in the balance.

indication of the cellulose degradation activity of the microorganisms. Cellulose Degradation, Bacteria, Fungi, Soil INTRODUCTION Cellulose is a linear polysaccharide of glucose residues with β-1, 4-glycosidic linkages.

Abundant availability of cellulose makes it an attractive raw material for. Ioelovich et al. “Vapor sorption by cellulose,” BioResources 6(1), STUDY OF SORPTION PROPERTIES OF CELLULOSE AND ITS DERIVATIVES Michael Ioelovich* and Alex Leykin The sorption of vapors by cellulose samples and by some cellulose derivatives was studied at 25 oC.

To describe sorption isotherms, aFile Size: KB. A major bottleneck hindering cost-effective production of biofuels and many valuable chemicals is the difficulty of breaking down cellulose—an important structural component of. thermal degradation of cellulose can be accelerated in the presence of water, acids and oxygen.

As the temperature increases, the degree of polymerization of cellulose decreases further, free radicals appear and carbonyl, carboxyl and hydroperoxide groups are formed. Thermal degradation rates increase as.

Actinobacteria are one of the ubiquitous dominant groups of Gram positive bacteria. Actinobacteria have been commercially exploited for the production of pharmaceuticals, neutraceuticals, enzymes, antitumor agents, enzyme inhibitors, and so forth [].These bioactive compounds are of high commercial value, and hence actinobacteria are regularly screened for the production of novel bioactive Author: Govindharaj Vaijayanthi, Ramasamy Vijayakumar, DharmaduraiDhanasekaran.

mechanism of aerobic & an-aerobic biodegradation presented by: sukhjeet kaur bt(h)3sem 10/5/ 1. Actinobacteria, which share the characteristics of both bacteria and fungi, are widely distributed in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, mainly in soil, where they play an essential role in recycling refractory biomaterials by decomposing complex mixtures of polymers in dead plants and animals and fungal materials.

They are considered as the biotechnologically valuable bacteria that are Cited by: of cellulose breakdown by fungi and bacteria may provide a partial clue, at least, to the reverse process of the synthesis of cellulose by plants and cellulose-producing bacteria.

Although cellulose degradation was recognized as early as eighty years ago (1), progress made in the studies of this problem has been, nevertheless, slow. Abstract: Carbohydrates ranging from cellulose to simple sugars are subject to thermal alteration.

Factors such as temperature, pH, compound concentration, and other reactants present can alter both the rate and complexity of decomposition reactions.

cellulose are linked by chemical bonds, forming a complex matrix that hampers the way to hemicellulases and cellulases [9,10]. Plant biomass degradation by fungi has been studied extensively since the middle of the previous century, however, our knowledge on the enzyme system used to degrade cellulose has changed dramatically.

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They degrade lignin, cellulose and lignocellulose. There is evidence that actinomycetes are involved in the degradation of many other naturally occurring polymers in soil such as hemicellulose, pectin, keratin, chitin and fungal cell wall material.

Actinomycetes from rhizosphere suppress the growth of pathogens. such technology is the rapid degradation of cellulose in supercritical water without the need for an enzyme or inorganic catalyst such as acid. This project focused on the study of reaction kinetics of cellulose hydrolysis in subcritical and supercritical water.

Cellulose reactions at hydrothermal conditions can proceed via the homogeneous. degradation can enhance the enzymatic reactions utilized in biodegradation. In special formulations photo degradation can be used for the complete degradation of a cellulose acetate material. Chemical degradation Cellulose acetate polymer is chemically degraded by a process called hydrolysis, which means breaking apart by the addition of water (9).File Size: KB.

The thermal degradation of cellulose and its esters (fJ-chloropropionate, acetate) in air has been studied by dynamic thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis from ambient temperature to 'C. The values of theenergy of activation of thermal degradation, Ea, forcellulose and itsesters liein the range kJ mol.

However, the Cited by: 1. Cellulose Degradation by Three Strains of Bacteria Found in the Gut of Zootermopsis angusticollis.

by Shane Peterson Cellulose is the most abundant renewable organic molecule in the world, making it a huge resource of renewable energy. However, cellulose, along with lignin and hemicellulose, the other components of lignocellulosic materials, isFile Size: KB.

In summary, the different studies assessing the biocompatibility and degradation of cellulose are difficult to compare due to the range of methodologies and cellulose preparations.H-bonding in cellulose I-β, the main form of cellulose found in plants. We constructed a statistical mechanical model at the resolution of explicit H-bonds that takes into account both intrachain and interchain H-bonds in naturally occurring cellulose crystals.

As shown in Fig.1, the stability of a sheet.