• Hitesh Chauhan
  • Thakar Prakashkumar Gujarat University
  • Mohsin Ali
  • Dr. Linz-buoy George



Nematodes, Enzymes, Cellulase, Amylase, Hemicellulase, Lignin Digesting Enzymes, Industry, Industry Application


A nematode is a roundworm, a member of the phylum Nematoda. They are the most abundant multicellular animals on Earth, with over 28,000 known species. Nematodes can be found in almost all environments, including soil, water, plants, animals, and even the human body. There are many enzymes that have been derived from nematodes like Cellulase, Amylase, Pectinase, Lignin Digesting enzymes, Hemicellulase etc. These enzymes are important for a variety of industrial and agricultural applications. They are used to make food, paper, biofuels, and bioplastics. They are also used to improve the digestibility of plant material for livestock. These enzymes are essential for the breakdown of plant cell walls, which makes it possible to use these materials for a variety of purposes. Cellulase is used to make biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel. It is also used to make paper, textiles, and bioplastics. Amylase is used to make bread, beer, and other food products. It is also used to make industrial chemicals, such as glucose syrup and starch acetate. Pectinase is used to make fruit juices and wine. It is also used to make textiles and other industrial products. Lignin-digesting enzymes are used to make paper, biofuels, and bioplastics. They are also used to treat soil contamination and to improve the digestibility of plant material for livestock. Hemicellulase is used to make food, paper, and biofuels. It is also used to improve the digestibility of plant material for livestock.


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