- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 752821, 10 pages
Isolation and Screening of Polyhydroxyalkanoates Producing Bacteria from Pulp, Paper, and Cardboard Industry Wastes
1Department of Microbiology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana 136119, India
2Department of Biotechnology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra 136119, India
Received 26 May 2013; Revised 8 August 2013; Accepted 20 August 2013
Academic Editor: Ravin Narain
Copyright © 2013 Anish Kumari Bhuwal 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.
- D. Byrom, “Polymer synthesis by microorganisms: technology and economics,” Trends in Biotechnology, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 246–250, 1987.
- S. Y. Lee and H. N. Chang, “Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyric acid) by recombinant Escherichia coli strains: genetic and fermentation studies,” Canadian Journal of Microbiology, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 207–215, 1995.
- B. Hazer and A. Steinbüchel, “Increased diversification of polyhydroxyalkanoates by modification reactions for industrial and medical applications,” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 1–12, 2007.
- X. Gao, J. Chen, Q. Wu, and G. Chen, “Polyhydroxyalkanoates as a source of chemicals, polymers, and biofuels,” Current Opinion in Biotechnology, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 768–774, 2011.
- E. Rudnik, “Definitions, structures and methods of preparation,” in Compostable Polymer Materials, pp. 10–36, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1st edition, 2008.
- J. Choi and S. Y. Lee, “Process analysis and economic evaluation for poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) production by fermentation,” Bioprocess Engineering, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 335–342, 1997.
- I. M. Tamer, M. Moo-Young, and Y. Chisti, “Optimization of poly(β-hydroxybutyric acid) recovery from Alcaligenes latus: combined mechanical and chemical treatments,” Bioprocess Engineering, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 459–468, 1998.
- E. Grothe, M. Moo-Young, and Y. Chisti, “Fermentation optimization for the production of poly(β-hydroxybutyric acid) microbial thermoplastic,” Enzyme and Microbial Technology, vol. 25, no. 1-2, pp. 132–141, 1999.
- T. Yamane, “Cultivation engineering of microbial bioplastics production,” FEMS Microbiology Reviews, vol. 103, no. 2–4, pp. 257–264, 1992.
- T. Yamane, “Yield of poly-D(−)-3-hydroxybutyrate from various carbon sources: a theoretical study,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 165–170, 1993.
- P. M. Halami, “Production of polyhydroxyalkanoate from starch by the native isolate Bacillus cereus CFR06,” World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 805–812, 2008.
- L. R. Castilho, D. A. Mitchell, and D. M. G. Freire, “Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from waste materials and by-products by submerged and solid-state fermentation,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 100, no. 23, pp. 5996–6009, 2009.
- M. L. Juan, L. W. Gonzalez, and G. C. Walker, “A novel screening method for isolating exopolysaccharide-deficient mutants,” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 4600–4602, 1998.
- P. Spiekermann, B. H. A. Rehm, R. Kalscheuer, D. Baumeister, and A. Steinbüchel, “A sensitive, viable-colony staining method using Nile red for direct screening of bacteria that accumulate polyhydroxyalkanoic acids and other lipid storage compounds,” Archives of Microbiology, vol. 171, no. 2, pp. 73–80, 1999.
- G. Singh, A. Mittal, A. Kumari, V. Goel, N. K. Aggarwal, and A. Yadav, “Optimization of poly-B-hydroxybutyrate production from Bacillus species,” European Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 112–116, 2011.
- J. Law and R. A. Slepecky, “Assay of poly-beta-hydroxybutyric acid,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 82, pp. 52–55, 1961.
- I. Y. Lee, H. N. Chang, and Y. H. Park, “A simple method for recovery of microbial poly-3-hydroxybutyrate by alkaline solution treatment,” Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 238–240, 1995.
- G. Du, J. Chen, J. Yu, and S. Lun, “Continuous production of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate by Ralstonia eutropha in a two-stage culture system,” Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 59–65, 2001.
- M. R. Zakaria, H. J. Ariffin, N. A. M. Aziz, S. A. Nishida, H. Y. Shirai, and M. A. Hassan, “Biosynthesis and characterization of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3- hydroxyvalerate) copolymer from wild-type Comamonas sp. EB172,” Polymer Degradation and Stability, vol. 95, no. 8, pp. 1382–1386, 2010.
- A. Steinbüchel, “Perspectives for biotechnological production and utilization of biopolymers: metabolic engineering of polyhydroxyalkanoats biosynethesis pathways as a successful example,” Macromolecular Bioscience, vol. 1, pp. 1–24, 2001.
- M. Zinn, B. Witholt, and T. Egli, “Occurrence, synthesis and medical application of bacterial polyhydroxyalkanoate,” Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 5–21, 2001.
- J. Teeka, T. Imai, X. Cheng et al., “Screening of PHA producing bacteria using biodiesel-derived waste glycerol as a sole carbon source,” Journal of Water and Environment Technology, vol. 8, pp. 371–381, 2010.
- H. Ramachandran and A. A. Abdullah, “Isolation of PHA-producing bacteria from Malaysian environment,” in Proceedings of the 7th IMT-GT UNINET and the 3rd International PSU-UNS Conferences on Bioscience, pp. 178–179, 2010.
- S. Kitamura and Y. Doi, “Staining method of poly(3-hydroxyalkanoic acids) producing bacteria by nile blue,” Biotechnology Techniques, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 345–350, 1994.
- K. Cho, H. W. Ryu, C. Park, and P. R. Goodrich, “Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) from swine waste liquor by Azotobacter vinelandii UWD,” Biotechnology Letters, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 7–10, 1997.
- J. Yu, “Production of PHA from starchy wastewater via organic acids,” Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 105–112, 2001.
- H. Salehizadeh and M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, “Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates by mixed culture: recent trends and biotechnological importance,” Biotechnology Advances, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 261–279, 2004.
- J. M. L. Dias, P. C. Lemos, L. S. Serafim et al., “Recent advances in polyhydroxyalkanoate production by mixed aerobic cultures: from the substrate to the final product,” Macromolecular Bioscience, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 885–906, 2006.
- N. Ceyhan and G. Ozdemir, “Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) production from domestic wastewater using Enterobacter aerogenes 12Bi strain,” African Journal of Microbiology Research, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 690–702, 2011.
- K. J. Ganzeveld, A. Van Hagen, M. H. Van Agteren, W. De Koning, and A. J. M. S. Uiterkamp, “Upgrading of organic waste: production of the copolymer poly-3-hydroxybutyrate-co-valerate by Ralstonia eutrophus withorganic waste as sole carbon source,” Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 413–420, 1999.
- M. N. Rao and A. K. Datta, Waste Water Treatment, pp. 203–208, Oxford and IBH Publishing, New Delhi, India, 2007.
- G. H. John, N. R. Krieg, S. Peter, H. A. Staley, T. W. Satnley, and T. James, Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 9th edition, 2009.
- M. F. da Silva, I. Tiago, A. Veríssimo, R. A. Boaventura, O. C. Nunes, and C. M. Manaia, “Antibiotic resistance of Enterococci and related bacteria in an urban wastewater treatment plant,” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 322–329, 2005.
- S. C. Jiang, W. Chu, B. H. Olson et al., “Microbial source tracking in a small southern California urban watershed indicates wild animals and growth as the source of fecal bacteria,” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 76, no. 4, pp. 927–934, 2007.
- M. V. Reddy and S. V. Mohan, “Effect of substrate load and nutrients concentration on the polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) production using mixed consortia through wastewater treatment,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 114, pp. 573–582, 2011.
- A. Rani, S. Porwal, R. Sharma, A. Kapley, H. J. Purohit, and V. C. Kalia, “Assessment of microbial diversity in effluent treatment plants by culture dependent and culture independent approaches,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 99, no. 15, pp. 7098–7107, 2008.
- S. H. Ryu, M. Park, J. R. Lee, P. Yun, and C. O. Jeon, “Brevundimonas aveniformis sp. nov., a stalked species isolated from activated sludge,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 1561–1565, 2007.
- C. Ruggeri, A. Franzetti, G. Bestetti et al., “Isolation and characterisation of surface active compound-producing bacteria from hydrocarbon-contaminated environments,” International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 936–942, 2009.
- G. Tsiamis, G. Tzagkaraki, A. Chamalaki et al., “Olive-mill wastewater bacterial communities display a cultivar specific profile,” Current Microbiology, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 197–203, 2012.
- J. A. Silva, L. M. Tobella, J. Becerra, F. Godoy, and M. A. Martínez, “Biosynthesis of poly-β-hydroxyalkanoate by Brevundimonas vesicularis LMG P-23615 and Sphingopyxis macrogoltabida LMG 17324 using acid-hydrolyzed sawdust as carbon source,” Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, vol. 103, no. 6, pp. 542–546, 2007.
- V. Tanamool, T. Imai, P. Danvirutai, and P. Kaewkannetra, “Biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) by Hydrogenophaga sp. Isolated from soil environment during batch fermentation,” Journal of Life Sciences, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 1003–1012, 2011.
- A. Yezza, A. Halasz, W. Levadoux, and J. Hawari, “Production of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) by Alcaligenes latus from maple sap,” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 269–274, 2007.
- W. M. Pachekoski, J. A. M. Agnelli, and L. P. Belem, “Thermal, mechanical and morphological properties of poly (hydroxybutyrate) and polypropylene blends after processing,” Materials Research, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 159–164, 2009.