Microbial Transformations of 3-methoxyflavone by the Strains of Aspergillus niger

Edyta Kostrzewa-Susłow, Monika Dymarska, Tomasz Janeczko
Pol J Microbiol
2014; 63 (1):
ICID: 1115085
Article type: Short communication
IC™ Value: 6.00
Abstract provided by Publisher
Microbial transformation of 3-methoxyflavone into 3’-hydroxyflavon-3-yloxymethyl myristate was presented. Six filamentous fungi were used as biocatalysts: a wild strain of Aspergillus niger KB, its four UV mutants (A. niger MB, SBP, SBJ, 13/5) and the strain of Penicillium chermesinum 113. The highest yields were observed for the strains of A. niger KB and A. niger SBP (69.8% and 63.1 %, respectively).

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