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Table 1 Cellulases production potential of microbial strains by utilizing plant residues as carbon sources

From: Current perspective on production and applications of microbial cellulases: a review

Microorganisms Carbon sources Yield References
Aspergillus niger Corn stover 6.28 U/mL Xue et al. (2020)
Rhizopus oryzae UC2 Oil palm frond leaves CMCase 94.68 U/g, FPase 25.46 U/g, β-glucosidase 145.47 U/g Ezeilo et al. (2019b)
Trichoderma asperellum UC1 Raw oil palm frond leaves CMCase 136.16 IU/g, FPase 26.03 U/g, β-glucosidase 130.09 IU/g, xylanase activity 255.01 U/g Ezeilo et al. (2019a)
Trichoderma harzianum Rice straw Cellulase 12.7 U/g, xylanase 110.7 U/g Syuan et al. (2018)
Trichoderma harzianum Domestic wastewater FPase 5.4 U/mL, CMCase 8.2 U/mL Libardi et al. (2017)
Cellulomonas uda NCIM 2353 Waste date seeds 175.96 IU/mL Swathy et al. (2019)
A. thermoaerophilus, B. borstelensis Sugarcane bagasse 22.18 and 33.3 IU/mL of endoglucanase Ejaz et al. (2020)
Aspergillus japonicus URM5620 Passiflora edulis peel waste Total cellulase FPase (1.2 U/mL) endoglucanase CMCase 1.7 U/mL Silva et al. (2019)
Bacillus velezensis ASN1 Waste office paper 2.42 U/mL Nair et al. (2018)
Trichoderma reesei Duckweed (Lemna minor) 6.5 FPU/mL Li et al. (2019)
Trichoderma reesei NCIM 1186, Penicillium citrinum NCIM 768 Wheat bran 6.71 FPU/gds Lodha et al. (2020)