• Sarojini Chiluvuri Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, J.M.J. College, Marris Pet, Tenali, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India-522201.
  • Srinivasa Rao D. Associate Professor Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna nagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India-522510
  • Dilip Mathai Professor of Medicine, Dean, Apollo institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, TS, India
  • Prof. Dr. M.V. Raghavendra Rao Scientist-Emeritus and Director Central Research laboratory, Apollo institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, TS, India


Fungal proteases, proteolytic enzymes, alkaline enzymes, physicochemical properties of enzymes, substrate-specific, applications of proteases


Synthetic chemical usage enhanced day by day at both industrial level and medical fields, together causing vulnerability in the ecological pyramids and leads to loss of ecological equilibrium around the globe. In addition, the enormous growth of industries, affecting the health of both environment and community health. For the betterment of life to achieve in the community, step has taken to develop the different processes for eco-friendly products. Instead of chemical usage, enzymatic processes are the alternatives to attain the healthy environment. Take a glance on the Alkaline proteases derived from fungi having various industrial applications and eco-friendly in nature, includes textile, detergent, leather, feed, waste, water recycling, bioremediation, tannery effluent, effluent treatment and medical applications. The present discussion focused on alkaline proteases applications and properties. Type of production with various influencing parameters.

Interpreting the results and depicting the multifunctional properties used to promote fungal alkaline proteases became versatile in the fields of eco-friendly and medicinal applications, which has gained prominent usage of stable properties.


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Sarojini Chiluvuri, Srinivasa Rao D., Dilip Mathai, & Prof. Dr. M.V. Raghavendra Rao. (2021). FUNGAL ALKALINE PROTEASES: APPLICATIONS AND PROPERTIES. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 7(1). Retrieved from