Studies on the decomposition of keratin wastes by saprotrophic microfungi. II. Sulphur and nitrogen balance

Teresa Korniłłowicz-Kowalska


In the present work the products of hydrolysis and mineralization of keratin proteins were determined. In addition nitrogen and sulphur balance in the cultures of saprotrophic keratinolytic fungi decomposing keratin wastes (feathers) was carried out.


decomposition of keratin; saprotrophic micromycetes

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