International Journal of
Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Genet. Mol. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9863
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJGMB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 138

Table of Content: April 2009; 1(1)

April 2009

Study of proteinase activity of Lactobacillus plantarum NCIM 2083

Lactobacilli are important organisms used in several lactic acid fermentations. Lactobacilli cultured in milk perform activities like breaking down of lactose to simple sugars, proteolysis, lipolysis and lactic acid production. Lactobacillusdepends on proteolytic system for degradation of protein – casein in milk from which they get their complex nutrient requirements for growth. This complex proteolytic...

Author(s): M. Y. Marathe and J. S. Ghosh

April 2009

Delineation of pona complex of yam in Ghana using SSR markers

Yam (Dioscorea spp.), a multi-species, polyploid, and vegetatively propagated tuber crop, is cultivated widely in the tropics and subtropics. Over 95% of the world’s yam production occurs in West and Central Africa where white yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.) is the most important among cultivated species. The most popular landrace cultivar of yams on the market in Ghana is called ‘Pona’....

Author(s): E. Otoo, R. Akromah, M. Kolesnikova-Allen and R. Asiedu