African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5124

Full Length Research Paper

Biochemical and molecular characterization of yeasts isolated from Nigerian traditional fermented food products

Adesokan Isaac Ayanniran
  • Adesokan Isaac Ayanniran
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Sanni Abiodun
  • Sanni Abiodun
  • Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Marc-Andre Lachance
  • Marc-Andre Lachance
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
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  •  Received: 02 August 2019
  •  Accepted: 12 February 2020
  •  Published: 30 September 2020

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