Detection of microorganisms with overall cellulolytic activity

Michal Volokita, Aharon Abeliovich, M. Inês, M. Soares

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A modification is described of the plate method for the detection of microorganisms with overall cellulolytic activity, including those like Cytophaga, in which the activity is cell bound. Within a few days of incubation colonies of cellulose-degrading bacteria formed holes in discs of lens paper placed on freshly inoculated agar plates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-136
Number of pages2
JournalCurrent Microbiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology


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