Microbial Biology: Harnessing the power of Microbes for Industrial Transformations


Microbial Biology or Microbiology, the study of microscopic organisms, derived its name from three Greek words: mikros (“small”), bios (“life”), and logos (“science”). Taken together they...

53 pages (14556 words) · Inaugural Lectures · yesterday

Comparative Studies On The Wort Properties Of A Nigerian Grown Sorghum Malted In The Industry And In The Laboratory



There is limited information on the quality of sorghum malt produced commercially at the high temperature of 30oC. This study investigated and compared wort properties of a Nigerian...

102 pages (25216 words) · Theses · 1 month ago

Antibiotic Susceptibility Profile And Resistant Genes Of Salmonella Species Isolated From Poultry Farms In Umuahia, Abia State


Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial pathogens of food animals has become a public health problem around the world. This is of particular concern Salmonella species isolated from poultry....

93 pages (21054 words) · Theses · 1 month ago

Degradation Of Pesticides (Dichlorvos and Lambdaccyhalothrin) In Artificially Contaminated Medium By Wood Rot Fungus, Fusarium Solani



Pesticides are widely used in preventing and controlling the diseases and pests of crop, but at the same time pesticide residues have brought serious harm to human’s health and the...

73 pages (24326 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Screening, Characterization And Optimization Of Alkaline Protease Produced From Bacillus Subtilis Isolated From Traditionally Fermented Food


Enzymes are considered environmentally friendly (green) chemicals that have the potential to completely replace or reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in industrial processes, thereby...

131 pages (24267 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

The Use Of Moringa oleifera AND Inga edulis On Treatment Of Domestic Water Supply Sources In Ishiagu Area Of Ebonyi State


165 pages (41313 words) · Dissertations · 3 months ago

Molecular Characterization Of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Enterobacter Cloacae, Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella Pneumoniae From Asymptomatic Pregnant Women Visiting Ikot Ekpene, Eket And Oron General Hospitals In Akwa Ibom State


Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) are enzymes produced by members of the Enterobacteriaceae which can hydrolyze the beta-lactam antibiotics such as penicillins and cephalosporins,...

236 pages (47662 words) · Dissertations · 3 months ago

Antimicrobial Activities Of Lactic Acid Bacteria On Some Food Spoilage Microorganisms



This study was aimed at analyzing the antimicrobial activities of Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) on some food spoilage microorganisms. Changes in pH and titratable acidity (TA) of the...

120 pages (27616 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Occurrence Of Waterborne Pathogens In Rural Water Sources In Some Communities In Bende Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria



Most regions of the developing Countries are experiencing shortage of...

Theses · 3 months ago

Microbial Quality And Flavour Profiles Of Wines Produced From Selected Three Tropical Fruits Of Nigeria


Wine may be defined in general as a product of the alcoholic fermentation of any fruit by yeast. Fresh orange fruit, pineapple and water melon were purchased from Abak main market, Akwa...

101 pages (13703 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Bacterial Contamination Associated With Labour Ward And Delivery Rooms From Selected Primary Healthcare Facilities In Umuahia Metropolis.


Bacterial contamination of the labour and delivery room is of clinical concern because it is one of the major risk factors of sepsis in neonates and most life threatening nosocomial...

14 pages (18283 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Comparative Study Of Sputum Microscopy And Xpert MTB/RIF For Detection Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis In Abia State


The advances in diagnostic research to detect pulmonary tuberculosis have resulted in the development of a real time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay on the gene Xpert platform that...

81 pages (15208 words) · Theses · 4 months ago

Characterization And Bio-Scouring Potentials Of Protease And Pectinase Produced From Bacillus subtills Isolated From Waste



The production and characterization of protease and pectinase from bacteria isolated from market solid waste and the bio-scouring of cotton using the enzymes was investigated. Using...

14 pages (13643 words) · Theses · 4 months ago

Isolation And Molecular Characterization Of Hydrocarbon Degrading Bacteria From Okulu River In Eleme Local Government Area Rivers State


Isolation and molecular characterization of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from Okulu river in Eleme Local Government area, Rivers state were studied. Wastewater samples were randomly...

18 pages (34216 words) · Dissertations · 4 months ago

Roles Of Biosuirfactants In Hospital Settings


 Biosurfactants are surface active compounds released by microorganisms. There are several known microbe involve for the production of biosurfactants but exploration of potential...

38 pages (8814 words) · Conferences / Workshops / Seminars · 4 months ago

MCB 414 Food Microbiology


1 page (368 words) · Exam Question Papers · 5 months ago

MCB 314 Pathogenic Bacteriology


1 page (235 words) · Exam Question Papers · 5 months ago

MCB 211 General Microbiology 1 B


4 pages (1495 words) · Exam Question Papers · 5 months ago

MCB 211 General Microbiology 1

2016/2017 First Semester Examination 

6 pages (1529 words) · Exam Question Papers · 5 months ago

Evaluation Of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated From Ogi For The Development Of Starter Culture And Enzyme Production Potential


Lactic acid bacteria are important organisms that have been used as starter cultures for the fermentation of food and food products. This study was aimed at evaluating the potentials of...

16 pages (26663 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Evaluation Of The Antimicrobial Potentials Of Lactic Acid Bacteria Metabolites Against Tomato Paste Spoilage Microorganisms


Tomato is one of the most popular consumed vegetable crops worldwide mainly as fresh or processed products. The antimicrobial potentials of lactic acid bacteria metabolites against tomato...

13 pages (18083 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Fermentation Of Tigernut Milk By Lactobacillus fermentum CS19 And Lactococcus lactis As A Potential Probiotic Product



Fruits and vegetable juices are proving to be promising carriers for probiotics. The development of these plant-based probiotic beverages is owed to the issues of lactose intolerance...

78 pages (15366 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Effect of depuration and soaking on the heavy metals, nutrient composition and microbial load of shellfish harvested from polluted creek of rivers state, Nigeria.


Water, sediment and shellfish were collected from four locations (Slaughter, Aboluma, Okwujiagu and Oginiba) of the Azobie creek of River state Nigeria and were evaluated for...

1 page (50817 words) · Dissertations · 6 months ago

Microorganisms Involved In The Fermentation Of African Oil Bean Seed For Ugba Production


The microorganisms involved in the fermentation of African oilbean seeds for Ugba production were investigated. This investigation revealed the presence of Bacillus, Staphylococcus,...

12 pages (5258 words) · Projects · 7 months ago
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