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Table 4 Bacteria degradation of lignin on different feedstock

From: Microbial delignification and hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass to enhance biofuel production: an overview and future prospect

Bacteria species Availability Gram stain Feedstock used Lignin degradation (%) Culturing time (days) Reference
Pseudomonas spp. Water, plant seeds Gram negative Kraft lignin 39 52 Shi et al. 2008
Acinetobacter spp. soil Gram negative Poplar wood 47–57 30 Odier et al. 1981; Dionisi et al. 2014
Pseudomonas spp. Water, plant seeds Gram negative Poplar wood 40–52 30 Dionisi et al. 2014
Xanthomonas spp. Plants Gram negative Poplar wood 39–48 30 Odier et al. 1981; Dionisi et al. 2014
Pseudomonas spp. Water, plant seeds Gram negative Kraft lignin 20 40–60 Shi et al. 2008
Streptomyces badius Soil Gram positive Indulin lignin 3–4 35 Giroux et al. 1988
Streptomyces viridosporous Soil and decays Gram positive Indulin lignin 3–4 35 Giroux et al. 1988
Streptomyces cyaneus Soil and decays Gram positive Barley straw 29–52 21 Zimmermann and Broda 1989
Thermomonospora mesophila Decays Gram positive Barley straw 36–48 21 Zimmermann and Broda 1989; Dionisi et al. 2014