Baljeet Singh Saharan Anita Rani


In laboratory conditions a bacterium was isolated, which was identified as Alcaligenes denitrificans SAG5.. The optimum decolourisation (72.6%) of melanoidin was achieved at pH 7.5 and temperature 37 °C within 4-6 days fermentation. The toxicity evaluation of distillery effluent with mung bean (Vigna radiata) revealed that the raw effluent is highly toxic as compared to treated effluent. This indicated that the effluent after bacterial treatment is ecofriendly.


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Fermentation, Melanoidins, Biodegradation, Decolourisation, Distillery effluent

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Saharan, B. S., & Rani, A. (2011). Applications of submerged fermentation for biodegradation and decolourisation of melanoidins by an isolate Alcaligenes denitrificans SAG5. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 3(1), 68-74. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v3i1.156
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