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Author Heinz, Kássia G. H. ♦ Zanoni, Patrícia R. S. ♦ Oliveira, Rafael R. ♦ Medina Silva, Renata ♦ Simão, Taiz L. L. ♦ Trindade, Fernanda J. ♦ Pereira, Leandro M. ♦ Tavares, Lorena B. B. ♦ Giongo, Adriana
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Content type Text
Publisher Springer Netherlands
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2016
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Paper mill ♦ Metabarcoding ♦ Hydrolysis ♦ Enhydrobacter ♦ Cloacibacterium ♦ Engineering ♦ Environment ♦ Renewable and Green Energy ♦ Industrial Pollution Prevention ♦ Waste Management/Waste Technology ♦ Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology
Abstract Waste disposal from paper and pulp industry is of great environmental concern. Sludge from recycled paper mills favors colonization with different microbial species due to its chemical composition. In this environment, the microbiota can express enzymes that hydrolyze celluloses and hemicelluloses, such as cellulases, β-glucosidases, and xylanases. Understanding microbiota living in such disposal may give directions to what kind of enzymes or bioproducts may be possible to obtain from this microorganism and how to deal with the waste during the process. We have accessed microbial community associated with two steps in the recycled paper sludge generation by high-throughput DNA sequencing: fibrous residue, and wastewater sludge. Bacteroidetes, Proteobacteria and Firmicutes phyla represented more than 96% of the total. From the eukaryote perspective, Vorticella was the most frequent in fibrous residue samples while Acanthamoeba was the most common on wastewater sludge samples. Among the isolates cellulase activity was detectable only from fungi isolates. Half of the bacterial isolates presented xylanase activity, and most of them in high level of activity. Both a metabarcoding and culturing approaches are valuable tools for enzymatic screening in industrial waste disposal.
ISSN 18772641
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2016-12-26
Publisher Place Dordrecht
e-ISSN 1877265X
Journal Waste and Biomass Valorization
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 6
Page Count 11
Starting Page 1907
Ending Page 1917


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