International Journal of
Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2154
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBMBR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 102

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Biotechnological production of α-amylases for industrial purposes: Do fungi have potential to produce α-amylases?

Gowhar Hamid Dar*
  • Gowhar Hamid Dar*
  • Department of Environmental Science, University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190006, India; Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar -190006, India.
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Azra N. Kamili
  • Azra N. Kamili
  • Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar -190006, India.
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Ruqeya Nazir
  • Ruqeya Nazir
  • Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar -190006, India.
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Suhaib A. Bandh
  • Suhaib A. Bandh
  • Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar -190006, India.
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Tauseef Ahmad Malik
  • Tauseef Ahmad Malik
  • Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar -190006, India.
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  •  Received: 29 May 2014
  •  Accepted: 07 July 2014
  •  Published: 31 July 2014

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