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Table 2 Biodegradation activity of free-cell broth after concentration and precipitation with (NH4)2SO4 towards polyesters: PBSA, PBS and PCL at different temperatures expressed in U/mL measured in turbidimetric assay. The experiment was performed in duplicate

From: Identification of novel extracellular putative chitinase and hydrolase from Geomyces sp. B10I with the biodegradation activity towards polyesters

  20 °C 30 °C 40 °C
PBSA PBS PCL PBSA PBS PCL PBSA PBS PCL
Concentrated free-cell broth 44.72 ± 0.34 80.96 ± 0.68 16.8 ± 0.23 40.48 ± 3.62 89.44 ± 2.04 8.64 ± 0.23 101.6 ± 5.09 124.44 ± 1.19 39.28 ± 4.41
60% (NH4)2SO4 165.6 ± 1.13 205.6 ± 0.57 60.88 ± 0.34 221.4 ± 3.62 309.4 ± 8.77 50.88 ± 1.58 369.6 ± 7.07 466.6 ± 11.60 65.76 ± 2.49