African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5181

Full Length Research Paper

Biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbon by Micrococcus sp. in form of wax ball

Nida Abdul Qadir
  • Nida Abdul Qadir
  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
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Javed Hasnain
  • Javed Hasnain
  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
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Warda Fatima
  • Warda Fatima
  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
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  •  Received: 24 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 26 September 2017
  •  Published: 07 November 2017

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