Enzymatic degradation of fungal pigmentation from wall painting's isolates

A. Marco, P. R. Moreira*, M. Pintado, E. Vieira

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Abstract

Enzymatic discolouration of extracellular pigments produced in liquid media by a selected fungal isolate from Portuguese mural paintings was attempted both in solution and on solid support. A promising versatile peroxidase from Bjerkandera adusta was tested and presented interesting discolouration ability, although smaller than the values obtained with the use of hydrogen peroxide alone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-301
Number of pages3
JournalColor Research and Application
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

Keywords

  • Bjerkandera adusta
  • Color measurement
  • Enzymatic degradation
  • Fungi
  • Wall paintings

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