A Comprehensive Review on Molecular Approaches for Enhancement of Bacterial Cellulase Production

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
© 2018 by IJBTT Journal
Volume - 8 Issue - 3                          
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Asha BM, Ananda Vardhan Hebbani, Nida Afshan Khan, Sharon Evelin
DOI :  10.14445/22490183/IJBTT-V8I3P602


MLA Style: Asha BM, Ananda Vardhan Hebbani, Nida Afshan Khan, Sharon Evelin "A Comprehensive Review on Molecular Approaches for Enhancement of Bacterial Cellulase Production" International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology 8.3 (2018): 6-11.

APA Style:Asha BM, Ananda Vardhan Hebbani, Nida Afshan Khan, Sharon Evelin, (2018). A Comprehensive Review on Molecular Approaches for Enhancement of Bacterial Cellulase Production. International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology, 8(3), 6-11.


Cellulases are the largest class of industrial enzymes produced worldwide because of their potential applications in cotton processing, paper recycling, juice extraction, detergent formulation, animal feed additives and their established uses in agricultural biotechnology and bioenergy production. Though many attempts have happened in the past few decades attempting to enhance the production and activity of cellulases by non molecular approaches (like Optimization of fermentative conditions and strain improvements) which are understood to have limited range of applications; molecular approaches have proved to be the best solution for many limitations faced by the other Biotechnological methods. The present review is an attempt to depict the recent advancements in the molecular approaches used to enhance the production of Bacterial cellulases.


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Bacterial cellulases, molecular approaches, rational design