Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 193-197

Screening of endoglucanase-producing bacteria in the saline rhizosphere of Rhizophora mangle

Sá, André Luís BraghiniDias, Armando Cavalcante FrancoQuecine, Maria CarolinaCotta, Simone RaposoFasanella, Cristiane CipolaAndreote, Fernando DiniMelo, Itamar Soares de

In screening the culturable endoglucanase-producing bacteria in the rhizosphere of Rhizophora mangle, we found a prevalence of genera Bacillus and Paenibacillus. These bacteria revealed different activities in endoglucolysis and biofilm formation when exposed to specific NaCl concentrations, indicating modulated growth under natural variations in mangrove salinity.(AU)

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