International Journal of
Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2154
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBMBR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 98

Full Length Research Paper

Selection and optimization of lignocellulosic substrate for laccase production from Pleurotus species

Teshome Edae
  • Teshome Edae
  • Department of Forestry, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Madda Walabu University P. O. Box 247, Bale Robe, Ethiopia.
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Melaku Alemu
  • Melaku Alemu
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), National Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratory, Microbial Biotechnology Research. P. O. Box 31, Holetta, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 15 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 12 October 2017
  •  Published: 30 November 2017


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