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Bioflocculant production by a consortium of Streptomyces and Cellulomonas species and media optimization via surface response model.
Species of actinobacteria previously isolated from Tyume River in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and identified by 16S rDNA sequence as Cellulomonas and Streptomyces species were evaluatedExpand
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Characterization of a Bioflocculant Produced by a Consortium of Halomonas sp. Okoh and Micrococcus sp. Leo
The physicochemical and flocculating properties of a bioflocculant produced by a bacterial consortium composed of Halomonas sp. Okoh and Micrococcus sp. Leo were investigated. The purifiedExpand
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Characterization of a Bioflocculant (MBF-UFH) Produced by Bacillus sp. AEMREG7
A bioflocculant named MBF-UFH produced by a Bacillus species isolated from sediment samples of Algoa Bay of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa was characterized. The bacterial identificationExpand
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Assessment of Bacillus pumilus Isolated from Fresh Water Milieu for Bioflocculant Production
A bioflocculant produced by a Bacillus species was assessed with regards to its physiochemical properties and flocculating efficiency. Identification of the bacteria through 16S rDNA sequencingExpand
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Bacillus toyonensis Strain AEMREG6, a Bacterium Isolated from South African Marine Environment Sediment Samples Produces a Glycoprotein Bioflocculant
A bioflocculant-producing bacteria, isolated from sediment samples of a marine environment in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa demonstrated a flocculating activity above 60% for kaolin clayExpand
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Evaluation of flocculating performance of a thermostable bioflocculant produced by marine Bacillus sp.
ABSTRACT This study assessed the bioflocculant (named MBF-W7) production potential of a bacterial isolate obtained from Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The 16S ribosomalExpand
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Phytofabrication of Silver/Silver Chloride Nanoparticles Using Aqueous Leaf Extract of Oedera genistifolia: Characterization and Antibacterial Potential
In this present study, silver nanoparticles (Ag/AgCl NPs) were synthesized using an aqueous leaf extract of Oedera genistifolia as a reducing agent. The biosynthesized Ag/AgCl NPs was characterizedExpand
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Characterization and Flocculating Properties of a Biopolymer Produced by Halomonas sp. Okoh.
The flocculating efficiency and physiochemical properties of purified bioflocculant produced by Halomonas sp. Okoh were investigated. Approximately 1.213 g/L of bioflocculant was recovered afterExpand
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Implications for public health demands alternatives to inorganic and synthetic flocculants: bioflocculants as important candidates
Chemical flocculants are generally used in drinking water and wastewater treatment due to their efficacy and cost effectiveness. However, the question of their toxicity to human health andExpand
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Evaluation of the flocculation potential and characterization of bioflocculant produced by Micrococcus sp. Leo
Bioflocculants are safe, biodegradable and environmentally friendly biopolymeric materials. These merits portend it as preferred alternative to inorganic and organic synthetic polymeric flocculants.Expand
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