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Table 3 Summary of plate assay method for lignin degradation and laccase activity of fungal isolates on the 7th day

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

Fungal strains Lignin degradation activity
Zone of degradation (cm)
Laccase activity
Zone of growth (cm)
Aspergillus caespitosus 2.50 ± 0.04 2.50 ± 0.01
Aspergillus flavus 3.20 ± 0.01 3.10 ± 0.02
Aspergillus fumigatus JCM 10253 3.10 ± 0.02 3.30 ± 0.01
Aspergillus nidulans 2.40 ± 0.01 2.80 ± 0.09
Aspergillus nomius 3.30 ± 0.07 4.20 ± 0.02
Aspergillus ochraceus 5.50 ± 0.03 3.50 ± 0.12
Aspergillus oryzae 3.10 ± 0.02 3.00 ± 0.01
Aspergillus sp. 2.50 ± 0.09 2.50 ± 0.17
Aspergillus terreus 3.30 ± 0.02 3.30 ± 0.04
Eurotium rubrum 2.50 ± 0.01 2.50 ± 0.02
Fomitopsis africana 3.80 ± 0.01 3.80 ± 0.16
Fomitopsis sp. 2.10 ± 0.01 2.70 ± 0.01
Fusarium verticillioides 3.50 ± 0.06 4.30 ± 0.03
Pleurotus pulmonarius 1.90 ± 0.03 4.50 ± 0.02
Rhizopus species 3.90 ± 0.01 3.30 ± 0.01