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Research Article

Optimisation of Cellulase Production by Penicillium funiculosum in a Stirred Tank Bioreactor Using Multivariate Response Surface Analysis

Table 3

Maximum cellulase activities in different model cellulosic substrates.

SubstrateHighest activity (U·L−1)a
FPaseEndoglucanase -Glucosidase

Avicel86.6 ± 3.1 (72)590.1 ± 26.3 (72)168.4 ± 15.8 (72)
Cellobiose14.7 ± 4.0 (24)72.7 ± 6.3 (24)43.4 ± 0.3 (48)
CMC37.6 ± 2.1 (72)309.3 ± 20.0 (72)83.3 ± 7.5 (96)

Values in parentheses correspond to time of fermentation (h) when the maximum activities were observed.