Properties of a kaolin-flocculating polymer elaborated by Byssochlamys nivea

Ioana Gomoiu, Brian J. Catley

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    Abstract

    Paper fibers, a constituent of whitewater effluent from paper manufacturing were flocculated by an extracellular glycoprotein elaborated by the fungus Byssochlamys nivea. The principal cross-linking moiety is a polysaccharide that binds to kaolin filler in the paper.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)45-49
    Number of pages5
    JournalEnzyme and Microbial Technology
    Volume19
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1996

    Keywords

    • Byssochlamys nivea
    • Flocculation
    • Kaolin

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