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Biotechnology Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 452710, 5 pages
Research Article

Biochemical Characterization and 16S rRNA Sequencing of Few Lipase-Producing Thermophilic Bacteria from Taptapani Hot Water Spring, Orissa, India

Department of Biotechnology, Roland Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Orissa, Berhampur 760010, India

Received 13 January 2011; Accepted 15 February 2011

Academic Editor: Triantafyllos Roukas

Copyright © 2011 Satpal S. Bisht and Amrita K. Panda. 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.

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