I= PRODUCTION OF BIOPOLYMERS BY INDIGENOUS FUNGAL STRAINS OF SCLEROTIUM ROLFSII AND THEIR POSSIBLE USE IN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
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Title of Thesis
PRODUCTION OF BIOPOLYMERS BY INDIGENOUS FUNGAL STRAINS OF SCLEROTIUM ROLFSII AND THEIR POSSIBLE USE IN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

Author(s)
DARUKHSHINDA KOKUB
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Biochemistry/ Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
Session
2008
Subject
Biochemistry
Number of Pages
186
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
biopolymers, fungal strains, sclerotium rolfsii, petroleum industry, exopolysaccharides, scleroglucan

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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  1.1 Biopolymers - Exopolysaccharides 1
  1.2 Biopolymer Producing Organisms 2
  1.3 Fungal Polysaccharides 2
  1.4 Industrial Applications Of Biopolymers 3
  1.5 Use Of Biopolymers In Petroleum Industry 4
3 2 Review Of Literature 12
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  2.1 Biodiversity Of Sclerotium Rolfsii 13
  2.2 Production Of Biopolymers By Sclerotium Sp 16
  2.3 Industrial Applications Of Scleroglucan And Other Biopolymers 31
4 3 Materials And Methods 37
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  3.1 Test Organism 37
  3.2 Characterization Of Fungal Strains 41
  3.3 Effect Of Different Factors On Growth Of Fungal Strains 48
  3.4 Inoculation Of Fungal Strains In Liquid Medium 49
  3.5 Optimization Studies 54
  3.6 Production Of Eps By Most Potent Fungal Strain D8 On Optimized Medium 58
  3.7 Anal Ytical Studies 59
  3.8 Physical Properties Of Biopolymer ( Eps ) 64
  3.9 Chemical Composition Of Biopolymer ( Eps ) 68
  3.10 Fermentation Studies 70
  3.11 Statistical Analysis 70
5 4 Results And Discussion 71
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  4.1 Test Organism 71
  4.2 Characterization Of Fungal Strains 71
  4.3 Effect Of Different Factors On Growth Of Fungal Strains 92
  4.4 Inoculation Of Fungal Strain In Liquid Medium 98
  4.5 Optimization Studies 113
  4.6 Production Of Eps By The Most Potent Strain 140
  4.7 Precipitation Of Eps 145
  4.8 Physical Properties Of Biopolymer ( Eps ) 145
  4.9 Chemical Composition Of Biopolymer ( Eps ) 153
  4.10 Fermentation Studies 153
  4.11 Conclusion/Suggestions 154
6 5 Summary 155
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  5.1 Literaturecited 161