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Devosia yakushimensis sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi.
A Gram-negative, strictly aerobic bacterium, comprising non-endospore-forming motile rods (1.2-2.0 microm x 0.4-0.6 microm) with polar flagellae was isolated from root nodules of the leguminous plantExpand
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Differential detection of vibrios pathogenic to shrimp by multiplex PCR.
The research was focused on the multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) differential detection of shrimp pathogens Vibrio harveyi, Vibrio campbellii and isolates from a variant strain of VibrioExpand
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SCREENING AND OPTIMIZATION OF CELLULASE PRODUCTION OF BACILLUS STRAINS ISOLATED FROM PHILIPPINE MANGROVES
Two-hundred and twenty-five mangrove bacterial strains previously isolated from several mangrove areas in the Philippines were qualitatively screened for cellulase production and 154 were found to beExpand
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Identification of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Vibrio strains from shrimp and shrimp farms in the Philippines.
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Local Vibrio Isolates Exhibit Molecular Characteristics Distinct from Reference V. harveyi and V. campbellii Strains
Six Vibrio isolates identified biochemically as Vibrio campbellii from Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, were characterized by 16 rDNA sequence, totalExpand
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Fatty acid profile and fuel-derived physico-chemical properties of biodiesel obtained from an indigenous green microalga, Desmodesmus sp. (I-AU1), as potential source of renewable lipid and high
Organic sources of biodiesel such as microalgae are considered as potential renewable energy resources. These organisms are considered as sunlight-driven cellular factories that convert carbonExpand
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Degradation of Residual Jatropha Oil by a Promising Lipase-Producing Bacterial Consortium
The potential of using lipase-producing bacteria in degrading the residual oil from Jatropha curcas L. biodiesel wastewater was assessed. Nine bacterial isolates obtained from mangrove areas in theExpand
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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND IN VITRO ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF SARGASSUM VULGARE C. AGARDH FROM LOBO, BATANGAS, PHILIPPINES
Seaweeds are notable in producing diverse kinds of bioactive compounds with promising pharmacological properties. A study was conducted at the National Institute of Molecular Biology andExpand
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Isolation , Screening and Characterization of Yeasts with Amyloytic , Lipolytic , and Proteolytic Activities from the Surface of Philippine Bananas
Philippine fruits are rarely exploited as microbiological habitats from where yeasts with potential economic benefits can be isolated and identified. In this study, one hundred seventy yeasts wereExpand
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