Journal of
Yeast and Fungal Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Yeast Fungal Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2413
  • DOI: 10.5897/JYFR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 125

Table of Content: July 2010; 1(5)

July 2010

Some sugar fungi in coastal sand dunes of Orissa, India

Occurrence and distribution of sugar fungi was studied from soil and leaf litter in coastal sand dunes of Orissa for a period of two years covering three distinct seasons. Fungal succession of litter was also studied. Microbial isolation and soil analysis was performed using standard procedures. Maximum population density was observed in the rainy season followed by winter and lastly summer. Higher microbial populations...

Author(s): T. Panda

July 2010

Intergeneric protoplast fusion of yeast for high ethanol production from cheese industry waste – Whey

In this study, Intergeneric protoplast fusion of the yeast cultures Viz.,Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces marxianus  was carried out for enhancing production to ethanol temperature tolerance and lactose utilizing characters in a single stain. S. cerevisiae (Parent 1) has ethanol tolerance, whereas, K. marxianus (Parent 2) is temperature tolerant and also has lactose...

Author(s): R. Narayanan Krishnamoorthy, K. Vijila and K. Kumutha

July 2010

Overview on Echinophora platyloba, a synergistic anti-fungal agent candidate

Echinophora Platyloba DC. is one of the four native species of this plant in Iran. The aim of this five-step study was to investigate the antimicrobial properties of this plant. Dried aerial parts of the plant were extracted by ethanol 70% in percolator. The antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extract was evaluated against dermatophytes, Candida albicans and gram positive bacteria by agar dilution method...

Author(s): Avijgan Majid, Mahboubi Mohaddesse, Darabi Mahdi, Saadat Mahdi, Sarikhani Sanaz and Nazilla Kassaiyan