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Table 2 Growth and enzyme activities of isolated fungal strains

From: Characterization of thermophilic fungi producing extracellular lignocellulolytic enzymes for lignocellulosic hydrolysis under solid-state fermentation

Fungal strains β-Glucosidase activity Cellulase enzymatic activity Xylanase enzymatic activity
Zone of diffusion (cm) Hydrolysis zone diameter (cm) Colony diameter on CMC agar (cm) Enzymatic index (EI) Colony diameter on control agar (cm) Inhibition index Hydrolysis zone diameter (cm) Colony diameter on xylan agar (cm) Enzymatic index (EI) Colony diameter on control agar (cm) Inhibition index
Aspergillus caespitosus 0.50 ± 0.02 8.20 ± 0.0 7.80 ± 0.2 1.05 ± 0.0 5.80 ± 0.03 1.34 ± 0.0 5.50 ± 0.06 5.40 ± 0.05 1.01 ± 0.01 5.10 ± 0.04 1.05 ± 0.0
Aspergillus flavus 0.40 ± 0.03 7.90 ± 0.1 7.70 ± 0.0 1.02 ± 0.0 5.70 ± 0.1 1.35 ± 0.0 5.20 ± 0.0 5.10 ± 0.0 1.01 ± 0.03 4.90 ± 0.03 1.04 ± 0.0
Aspergillus fumigatus JCM 10253 1.50 ± 0.01 8.60 ± 0.0 5.70 ± 0.2 1.50 ± 0.02 3.50 ± 0.2 1.62 ± 0.04 5.10 ± 0.0 4.30 ± 0.01 1.18 ± 0.0 3.20 ± 0.09 1.34 ± 0.02
Aspergillus nidulans 0.40 ± 0.01 8.40 ± 0.13 8.10 ± 0.2 1.03 ± 0.0 6.10 ± 0.03 1.32 ± 0.01 5.90 ± 0.01 5.80 ± 0.07 1.01 ± 0.1 5.60 ± 0.01 1.03 ± 0.0
Aspergillus nomius 8.30 ± 0.0 8.0 ± 0.3 1.03 ± 0.02 6.30 ± 0.08 1.26 ± 0.0 6.10 ± 0.0 5.90 ± 0.02 1.03 ± 0.1 5.80 ± 0.06 1.01 ± 0.0
Aspergillus ochraceus 1.0 ± 0.02 7.50 ± 0.1 7.30 ± 0.2 1.02 ± 0.04 5.10 ± 0.01 1.43 ± 0.0 5.80 ± 0.0 5.70 ± 0.0 1.01 ± 0.0 4.50 ± 0.01 1.26 ± 0.0
Aspergillus oryzae 0.60 ± 0.01 7.10 ± 0.0 6.70 ± 0.5 1.05 ± 0.01 4.80 ± 0.02 1.39 ± 0.03 5.60 ± 0.16 5.50 ± 0.0 1.01 ± 0.01 4.40 ± 0.01 1.25 ± 0.0
Aspergillus sp. 8.30 ± 0.0 7.30 ± 0.0 1.13 ± 0.0 5.40 ± 0.09 1.35 ± 0.0 5.40 ± 0.03 5.20 ± 0.01 1.03 ± 0.0 5.10 ± 0.07 1.01 ± 0.0
Aspergillus terreus 1.0 ± 0.03 6.10 ± 0.06 4.90 ± 0.2 1.24 ± 0.1 3.60 ± 0.09 1.36 ± 0.0 4.60 ± 0.01 4.50 ± 0.16 1.02 ± 0.06 3.40 ± 0.03 1.32 ± 0.03
Eurotium rubrum 0.60 ± 0.02 7.80 ± 0.01 7.10 ± 0.1 1.09 ± 0.0 5.10 ± 0.01 1.39 ± 0.06 5.50 ± 0.0 5.40 ± 0.02 1.08 ± 0.04 5.10 ± 0.3 1.05 ± 0.03
Fomitopsis africana 1.40 ± 0.01 6.30 ± 0.02 6.10 ± 0.3 1.03 ± 0.0 4.90 ± 0.06 1.24 ± 0.0 4.90 ± 0.0 4.50 ± 0.01 1.08 ± 0.0 4.40 ± 0.06 1.02 ± 0.0
Fomitopsis sp. 1.40 ± 0.05 8.30 ± 0.16 8.0 ± 0.1 1.03 ± 0.0 6.50 ± 0.1 1.23 ± 0.01 6.50 ± 0.06 6.40 ± 0.0 1.01 ± 0.01 6.30 ± 0.01 1.01 ± 0.0
Fusarium verticillioides 8.0 ± 0.01 7.20 ± 0.0 1.11 ± 0.1 4.90 ± 0.02 1.46 ± 0.0 5.90 ± 0.0 5.40 ± 0.01 1.09 ± 0.02 4.90 ± 0.02 1.10 ± 0.0
Pleurotus pulmonarius 1.10 ± 0.02 8.10 ± 0.15 7.80 ± 0.2 1.03 ± 0.1 5.60 ± 0.02 1.39 ± 0.03 5.80 ± 0.0 5.60 ± 0.12 1.03 ± 0.0 4.90 ± 0.05 1.14 ± 0.0
Rhizopus species 0.30 ± 0.01 7.80 ± 0.03 7.40 ± 0.1 1.05 ± 0.1 5.20 ± 0.03 1.42 ± 0.0 6.10 ± 0.04 6.0 ± 0.0 1.01 ± 0.01 5.30 ± 0.06 1.13 ± 0.06
  1. Did not show any activity (–)