African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 109

Full Length Research Paper

Potential biodegradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) by Acinetobacter baumannii

R. Pramila
  • R. Pramila
  • Quaid-E-Millath Government College for Women, Annasalai, Tamilnadu, Chennai-00 002, Tamilnadu, India.
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K. Vijaya Ramesh
  • K. Vijaya Ramesh
  • Quaid-E-Millath Government College for Women, Annasalai, Tamilnadu, Chennai-00 002, Tamilnadu, India.
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  •  Received: 26 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 March 2015
  •  Published: 30 April 2015

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