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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 245649, 8 pages
Research Article

Purification and Characterization of a Polyextremophilic α-Amylase from an Obligate Halophilic Aspergillus penicillioides Isolate and Its Potential for Souse with Detergents

1Plant Biomass Utilization Research Unit, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
2Institute of Biochemistry, University of Balochistan, Quetta 87300, Pakistan
3Department of Microbiology, University of Balochistan, Quetta 87300, Pakistan

Received 13 October 2014; Revised 25 December 2014; Accepted 25 December 2014

Academic Editor: Subash C. B. Gopinath

Copyright © 2015 Imran Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Enzyme plate screening for extracellular α-amylase production by A. penicillioides TISTR 3639 on potato dextrose agar plates supplemented with 10 g.L-1 soluble starch. The clear zone of hydrolyzed starch was highlighted by staining the residual starch with iodine solution.

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