African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5166

Full Length Research Paper

Production and characteristics of bioflocculant TPT-1 from a consortium of Bacillus pumilus JX860616 and Alcaligenes faecalis HCB2

Tsolanku Sidney Maliehe
  • Tsolanku Sidney Maliehe
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Nelson Tlou Selepe
  • Nelson Tlou Selepe
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Golden Ntombela
  • Golden Ntombela
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Jean Simonis
  • Jean Simonis
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Albertus Kotze Basson
  • Albertus Kotze Basson
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Siyanda Ngema
  • Siyanda Ngema
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Petunia Samukelisiwe Xaba
  • Petunia Samukelisiwe Xaba
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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Fanelesibonge Mpanza
  • Fanelesibonge Mpanza
  • Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 07 August 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 September 2016
  •  Published: 07 October 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Maliehe, T. S., Selepe, N. T., Ntombela, G., Simonis, J., Basson, A. K., Ngema, S., Xaba, P. S., & Mpanza, F. (2016). Production and characteristics of bioflocculant TPT-1 from a consortium of Bacillus pumilus JX860616 and Alcaligenes faecalis HCB2. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 10(37), 1561-1575.
Chicago /
Tsolanku Sidney Maliehe, Nelson Tlou Selepe, Golden Ntombela,  Jean Simonis, Albertus Kotze Basson, Siyanda Ngema, Petunia Samukelisiwe Xaba and Fanelesibonge Mpanza. "Production and characteristics of bioflocculant TPT-1 from a consortium of Bacillus pumilus JX860616 and Alcaligenes faecalis HCB2." African Journal of Microbiology Research 10, no. 37 (2016): 1561-1575.
MLA /
Tsolanku Sidney Maliehe, et al. "Production and characteristics of bioflocculant TPT-1 from a consortium of Bacillus pumilus JX860616 and Alcaligenes faecalis HCB2." African Journal of Microbiology Research 10.37 (2016): 1561-1575.