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Bioethanol Production by Candida tropicalis Isolated from Sheep Dung




Bioethanol, Candida tropicalis, Cellulase, Dung, Optimum, tolerate


 Microorganisms have an active role in biotechnology for example yeasts, especially in some genus like Saccharomyces, Pichia, and CandidaC.tropicalis one of the most important species of Candida and despite it is one of the causative agents of candidiasis but it has a major role in the production of many chemical compounds. C.tropicalis  in the previous study was isolated from sheep dung and morphologically and molecularly classified the result of sequencing was elucidate 100% similarity between the studied isolate and other isolates inserted in DNA Data Bank of Japan DDBJ, physiologically this isolate tolerated 6% ethanol concentration in broth media with the ability to the production of 4% ethanol under optimum conditions including  (YEPDB) medium, incubation temperature 30◦C, PH 6 and dextrose as a carbon source which give more productivity as a carbon source and optimum incubation period was three days . This isolate gives a positive result for the cellulase enzyme-producing test and an exciting feature to remove effluent because it completely adsorbed the Congo red dye from dye solation in a liquid growth medium. 


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