Influence of detergent on metabolic activity of fungi Aspergillus niger


The aim of this study was to find out, among grate variety of fungi species from wastewater these which are resistant to effects of detergent and its component, ethoxyl-oleyl-cetyl alcohol and sodium tripolyphosphate. On inoculated fungi specie grown in vitro condition, in the presence of mentioned pollutant, the metabolic changes of bioproduction of different organic compounds, in various aging step of fungi, have been investigated. The results indicated sig-nificant changes in bioproduction of amino ac-ids and proteins of Aspergillus niger cultivated in the presence of detergent and its component, compared with control experiment. The results suggest that bioremediation by Aspergillus ni-ger are promising for biodegradation of deter-gents in aquatic systems.

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Stojanović, J. , Jakovljević, V. , Matović, I. , Gajović, O. , Mijušković, Z. and Nedeljković, T. (2011) Influence of detergent on metabolic activity of fungi Aspergillus niger. Natural Science, 3, 466-470. doi: 10.4236/ns.2011.36064.

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