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Enzyme technology and fellmongering publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Enzyme technology and fellmongering .

Patents

Lennox FG, Maxwell ME, 1943, ‘An enzyme preparation and process for its production’. Countries. AU/118850

Lennox FG, Maxwell ME, 1943, ‘Treatment of skin pieces’. AU/118851

Key publications

Lennox FG, 1956, ‘The recovery of wool from sheep skin pieces’. Chem. Ind. London, 382.

Pressley TA, 1956, ‘Fellmongered wools in Australia and New Zealand’. Wool, 2: 37-42.

Crewther WG, Pressley TA, 1953, ‘Fellmongering investigations. XVII. Improved water digestion of sheepskin pieces by aeration and the addition of calcium’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 4: 344-355.

Lennox FG, 1952, ‘The variety, properties and uses of proteolytic enzymes’. Rev. Pure Applied Chem. 2: 33-56.

Crewther WG, Lennox FG, 1950, ‘Preparation of crystals containing protease from Aspergillus oryzae‘. Nature London, 165: 680.

Crewther WG, 1950, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa. II. Factors affecting the production of 2,3-butanediol and ethanol’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 447-467.

Pressley TA, 1950, ‘Fellmongering investigations. XV. The recovery of wool from skin pieces by water digestion methods’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 484-496.

Other publications

Lennox FG, 1958, Part II: ‘The alkaline thioglycollate extraction test for wool’. Text. Res. J. 28: 952.

Crewther WG, 1956, ‘The inhibitation of dehydrogenase and formic hydrogenlyase systems of Escherichia coli by hypophosphite’. Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 21: 178-179.

Lennox FG, 1955, ‘Digestibility of chemically-modified wools in papain-bisulfite urea’. Text. Res. J. 25: 676-682.

Crewther WG, 1953, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa. VI. Some properties of the hydrogenlyase systems of bacteria’. Aust. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 205-221.

Crewther WG, 1953, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa. V. The significance of the Michaelis constants of the hydrogenlyase systems and related enzymes’. Aust. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 198-204.

Crewther WG, 1953, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa. IV. Factors affecting the production of hydrogenase and the hydrogenlyase systems’. Aust. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 190-197.

Gillespie JM, 1953, ‘The depiliation of sheepskins with enzymes’. J. Soc. Leather Trade’s Chemists, 37: 344-353.

Lennox FG, 1952, ‘Digestion of wool keratin by a papain-bisulphite-urea and related systems’. Aust. J. Sci. Res. B., 5: 189-209.

Maxwell ME, 1952, ‘Enzymes of Aspergillus oryzae. II. The yield of enzymes from mutants produced by ultraviolet irradiation’. Aust. J. Sci. Res. B., 5: 56-63.

Maxwell ME, 1952, ‘Enzymes of Aspergillus oryzae. I. The development of a culture medium yielding high protease activity’. Aust. J. Sci. Res. B., 5: 42-55.

Crewther WG, 1950, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa. III. Fermentations of wheat mashes containing other fermentable carbohydrates’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 468-479.

Crewther WG, 1950, ‘Studies on Aerobacillus polymyxa I. Fermentation and filtration characteristics of strains of A. polymyxa‘. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 437-446.

Gillespie JM, 1950, ‘Fellmongering investigations. XIV. Comparison of wool obtained by sweating and painting methods’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 480-483.

Jenkins EM, Maxwell ME, 1950, ‘Fellmongering investigations. XIII. The use of mould protease for recovering wool for sheepskin pieces’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 363-372.

Maxwell ME, 1950, ‘Fellmongering investigations. XVI. A survey of the bacterial flora of sheepskins’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 497-513.

Maxwell ME, 1950, ‘Production of protease. Cultivation of Aspergillus oryzae on wheat bran’. Aust. J. Appl. Sci., 1: 348-362.

Lennox FG, 1949, ‘Shrinkage of collagen’. Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 3: 170-187.

Ellis WJ, 1948, ‘Method for obtaining wool roots for histochemical examination’. Nature London, 162: 957.

Ellis WJ, 1945, ‘A note on sterol production by Aspergillus flavus-oryzae, with special reference to its anti-rachitic potency’. J. Counc. Sci. Ind. Res. Aust., 18: 314-317.

Ellis W J, Lennox FG, Maxwell ME, 1945, ‘Fellmongering research’. Discovery 341-344.

Lennox FG, Ellis WJ, 1945, ‘Euphorbain, a protease occuring in the latex of the weed Euphorbia lathyris‘. Biochem. J. 39: 465-470.

Maxwell ME, Lennox FG, 1944, ‘Bacteria responsible for the loosening of wool on sheepskins’. Nature London, 154: 118-119.

Ellis WJ, 1943, ‘The melting point curves of some binary wax mixtures’. J. Counc. Sci. Ind. Res. (Aust.), 16: 179-184.

Ellis WJ, Lennox FG, 1943, ‘Some observations on Australian grown Papain’. J. Counc. Sci. Ind. Res. (Aust.), 16: 166-172.

Lennox FG, 1943, ‘The gelatin viscocity reduction method of measuring proteolytic activity. J. Counc. Sci. Ind. Res. (Aust.) 16: 155-166.

Ellis WJ, Lennox FG, 1942, ‘A proteolytic enzyme in the latex of the weed Euphorbia lathyris (Caper Spurge)’. Aust. J. Sci. 4: 187-188.