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Table 3 Concentration of chitinase produced by fungi isolated from insects

From: On the enzymes’ actions of entomopathogenic fungi against certain indigenous and invasive insect pests

Fungal species Glucose (g/l) Chitinase conc. (IU/ml) Chitinase activity (IU/ml/min)
Aspergillus niger 1.159 6.44 0.041
Fusarium semitectum 0.726 4.032 0.025
F. solani 0.980 5.443 0.034
Pochonia chlamydosporia var. catenulata 1.022 5.677 0.036
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis 0.626 3.478 0.022