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Studies On Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors from Fungal Sources

Vadivukkarasi, P. (2004) Studies On Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors from Fungal Sources. [Student Project Report]

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Abstract

This Dissertation / Report is the outcome of investigation carried out by the creator(s) / author(s) at the department/division of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore mentioned below in this page.

Item Type: Student Project Report
Additional Information: <p align="justify">α-Glucosidase is an enzyme that catalyzes the final step in the digestive process of carbhohydrates. The α- glucosidase inhibitors could retard the use of dietary carbohydrates to suppress postprandial hyperglycemia. 24 cultures of α-glucosidase inhibitor from fungal sources were screened from forest soil. Finally A-14, cultures, which was later identified as Penicillium sp was selected for the inhibitor production from submerged fermentation. The availability of compound is found to be present in biomass not in the broth, however extraction process needs to be further modified to get the better yield.</p>
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor Fungal sources
Subjects: 600 Technology > 05 Chemical engineering > 04 Fermentation Technology
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology > 04 Fungi
600 Technology > 05 Chemical engineering > 03 Enzyme Biotechnology and Engineering
Divisions: Fermentation Technology and Bioengineering
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2005
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:25
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/154

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