A bacterial strain TI-B10 was isolated from forest soil in Taiwan. The strain showed 46 U/ml of anti-tyrosinase activity. On the basis of the typical colony appearance and 16S rRNA gene sequences analysis, the strain TI-B10 belonged to the genus Streptomyces. The antityrosinase activity of the strain could be improved to 73 U/ml under optimal cultural conditions at pH 8.0 and 30°C in the YMG medium.
Chang, Te-Sheng and Tseng, Min
"PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF SOIL ACTINOMYCETES FOR ANTI-TYROSINASE ACTIVITY,"
Journal of Marine Science and Technology: Vol. 14:
3, Article 8.
Available at: https://jmstt.ntou.edu.tw/journal/vol14/iss3/8