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Research Article Volume 2 Issue 7

Assessment of Endophytic Bacillus spp. As Exopolysaccharide Producers with Reference of FTIR Analysis

Rathod Zalak R, Christian Venisha V and Saraf Meenu S*

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University School of Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

*Corresponding Author: Saraf Meenu S, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University School of Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Received: September 15, 2021; Published: October 22, 2021



The objective of this study was to evaluate quantitative and qualitative EPS production potency of endophytic Citrus limon (Lemon) leaf isolates D, N and A which are identified as Bacillus spp. according to their morphological characteristics. Endophytic Isolate D identified as Bacillus subtilis, Endophytic Isolate N identified as Bacillus tequilensis and Endophytic Isolate A identified as Bacillus amyloliquifaciensthrough16s rRNA nucleotide gene expression study. EPS production studied using different sugars 5% sucrose, 5% lactose and 5% dextrose. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) was performed of EPS produced by isolates D, N and A in 5%sucrose to know functional group presents in it.

Keywords: Endophytes; Exopolysaccharide; FTIR



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Citation: Saraf Meenu S., et al. “Assessment of Endophytic Bacillus spp. As Exopolysaccharide Producers with Reference of FTIR Analysis”. Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 2.7 (2021): 05-12.


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