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Optimising growth conditions for the pectinolytic activity of Kluyveromyces wickerhamii by using response surface methodology
(Elsevier / www.elsevier.com/locate/ijfoodmicro, 2003)
This present study was undertaken to find optimum conditions of pH, temperature and, period of incubation for the pectinolytic activity of Kluyveromyces wickerhamii isolated from rotting fruits and to assess the effect ...
Isolation of cultivable halophilic Bacillus sp. from the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana
(Global Science Books, http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/, 2011)
Halophilic bacteria from the Makgadikgadi salt pans in north central Botswana were isolated using culture-dependent methods. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification of the 16S rRNA gene and phylogenetic analysis were ...
Prevalence, antimicrobial resistance profiles of Listeria monocytognes from various foods in Gaborone, Botswana
(Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB, 2009)
Listeria monocytogenes is known to cause epidemic and sporadic cases of listeriosis. The present study investigated the occurrence, antibiograms and molecular serotypes of the organism in various retail outlets in Gaborone, ...
Carriage of micro-organisms by domestic cockroaches and implications on food safety
(ICIPE - African Insect Science for Food and Health, http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JTI, 2006)
Domestic cockroaches Blattella germanica were trapped from various homes in Gaborone, Botswana using ‘Dyroach’ traps. Isolations of bacteria, yeasts and moulds were done on external body parts and on the faecal pellets ...