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African Journal of Biotechnology - Vol 8, No 21 (2009)

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Construction of an expression vector for Lactococcus lactis based on an indigenous cryptic plasmid EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HW Yeng, MN Shamsudin, RA Rahim
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.643
cDNA, genomic sequence cloning and overexpression of ribosomal protein s20 gene (RPS20) from the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Zhang, W Hou, Y Hou, Y Hao, Y Du, G Wu, Y Songz, Z Peng
Analysis of expressed sequence tags derived from inflorescence shoot of ,i>Tectona grandis (teak) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM Rosli, NM Saleh, MIM Noor, M Norwati, B Norlia, A Norwati
Determination of genetic variability of Asian rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties using microsatellite markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ZH Pervaiz, MA Rabbani, SR Pearce, SA Malik
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.827
Genetic homogeneity among Ugandan isolates of Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum revealed by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Odipio, G Tusiime, L Tripathi, V Aritua
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1063
Molecular detection of Brucella spp. from broth culture of clinical samples in Nigeria: Its role in vaccine quality control EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JF Antiabong, B Yakubu, OA Owolodun, W Bertu, RA Ocholi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1152
Isolation and expression pattern of COR15b and KIN1 genes in watermelon and pumpkin EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Guozhang, Z Zhonghou, G Tiancai, R Jiangping
Analyses of karyotypes and comparative physical locations of the resistance gene, Xa-5, between Oryza sativa and Oryza,/i> officinalis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Hong, C Yan, L Gang, L Xue-qun, Q Rui
In vitro propagation of Alternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed), a famine food plant EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Singh, T Kandasamy, B Odhav
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.307
Pollen characteristics and in vitro pollen germination of Cedrus libani A. Rich. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Caliskan, H Colgecen, S Pehlivan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.663
Optimal control of a batch bioreactor for the production of a novel antifungal substance CF66I EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Quan, X Li, J Wang, W Zheng, S Fan
Growth, nodulation and yield of black gram [Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper] as influenced by biofertilizers and soil amendments EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Javaid
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.793
Exogenous application of plant growth regulators increased the total flavonoid content in Taraxacum officinale Wigg EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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YH Kim, M Hamayun, AL Khan, CI Na, SM Kang, HH Han, I Lee
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.927
Determination of native woody landscape plants in Bursa and Uludag EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Zencirkiran
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.998
Sensory evaluation: The last hurdle in varietal development of yams (Dioscorea rotundata, poir) in Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Otoo, R Asiedu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1053
Morphological abnormality among regenerated shoots of banana and plantain (Musa spp.) after in vitro multiplication with TDZ and BAP from excised shoottips EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Shirani, F Mahdavi, M Maziah
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1080
Isolation of phytohormones producing plant growth promoting rhizobacteria from weeds growing in Khewra salt range, Pakistan and their implication in providing salt tolerance to Glycine max L. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Naz, A Bano, T Ul-Hassan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1176
Micropropagation of Origanum sipyleum L., an endemic medicinal herb of Turkey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EA Oluk, A Çakýr
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1216
Physiological and antioxidant responses of three leguminous species to saline environment during seed germination stage EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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X Wang, G Zhao, H Gu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1386
Biodegradation of PAHs by fungi in contaminated-soil containing cadmium and nickel ions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HI Atagana
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9465
Ultramicroscopic observation of recombinant adenoassociated virus type 2 on the surface of formvarcarbon coated copper grids under different relative humidity and incubation time using negative stain transmission electron microscopy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Liu, C Niu, X Li, H Chen
Growth response of eight tropical turfgrass species to salinity EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Uddin, AS Juraimi, MR Ismail, R Othman, AA Rahim
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.847
Separation and recovery of organic acids from fermented kitchen waste by an integrated process EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FN Omar, NA Rahman, HS Hafid, PL Yee, MA Hassan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.992
Zooplankton abundance in the River Kars, Northeast Turkey: Impact of environmental variables EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Özbay, A Altindag
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1015
Molecular diagnostics and phylogenetic analysis of ‘Candidatus phytoplasma asteris’ (16SrI- Aster yellow group) infecting banana (Musa spp.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BR Singh, A Aminuddin, AA Al-Khedhairy, F Al-Qurainy, J Musarrat
Linking climate change and progressive eutrophication to incidents of clustered animal mortalities in different geographical regions of South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PJ Oberholster, A-M Botha, JG Myburgh
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1060
Potential probiotic of Lactobacillus johnsonii LT171 for chicken nutrition EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Taheri, F Tabandeh, H Moravej, M Zaghari, M Shivazad, P Shariati
The effects of different warm stratification periods on the seed germination of some Rosa taxa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Alp, F Çelik, N Türkoglu, S Karagöz
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1110
Response surface optimization of D(-)-lactic acid production by Lactobacillus SMI8 using corn steep liquor and yeast autolysate as an alternative nitrogen source EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CJ Bolner de Lima, LF Coelho, KC Blanco, J Contiero
Diesel degradation and biosurfactant production by Gram-positive isolates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Ganesh, J Lin
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.811
The effect of rhizobacterial inoculation on growth and nutrient accumulation of tissue-cultured banana plantlets under low N-fertilizer regime EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MAB Mia, ZH Shamsuddin, Z Wahab, M Marziah
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.882
Enhanced production of subtilisin of Pyrococcus furiosus expressed in Escherichia coli using autoinducing medium EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Ikram, S Naz, MI Rajoka, S Sadaf, MW Akhtar
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1068
Plasmids profiles, antibiotic and heavy metal resistance incidence of endophytic bacteria isolated from grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AD Altalhi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1391
Antibiotic resistance profile of bacterial isolates from food sold on a University campus in south western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AO Oluyege, AC Dada, AM Ojo, E Oluwadare
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.989
Nutrient content and anti-nutritional factors in shea butter (Butryospermum parkii) leaves EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TA Abidemi, OJ Adebayo, O Idowu, MO Agbotoba
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.593
Fe (III) complex of mefloquine hydrochloride: Synthesis, antimicrobial and toxicological activities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JF Adediji, JA Obaleye, GO Adediran, MA Adebayo
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.914
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) degradation by laccase from a tropical white rot fungus Ganoderma lucidum EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Punnapayak, S Prasongsuk, K Messner, K Danmek, P Lotrakul
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1073
Anti-inflammatory activity of and Acalypha alopecuroides EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MA Zavala-Sánchez, C Pérez-González, L Arias-García, S Pérez-Gutiérrez
Plant tissue culture study on two different races of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Safdari, SK Kazemitabar
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.816
Effect of particle size of granules on some mechanical properties of paracetamol tablets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FE Eichie, AO Kudehinbu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.859
A comparison of efficacy between conventional and modified methods of the chronic myocardial ischemia/reperfusion model EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H-T Liu, F Li, Y-M Wang, WB Lau, L Tao, Y Yuan, H-C Wang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.870
Blood shortage situation: An audit of red blood cells order and pattern of utilization EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EM Ebose, IC Osalumese
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.879
A taxonomic review of the species of the genus Amara Bonelli (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichinae) from south-central Turkey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Avgin, I Emre
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.750
Resistance of maize varieties to the maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motsch.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Abebe, T Tefera, S Mugo, Y Beyene, S Vidal
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.821
Establishment of in vitro fast-growing normal root culture of Vernonia amygdalina - a potent African medicinal plant EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MM Khalafalla, HM Daffalla, HA El-Shemy, E Abdellatef
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.747
Enzymatic hydrolysis of esters from 2-carboxy-6- methoxy-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran acid EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Tovar-Miranda, R Cortés-García, S Cruz-Sánchez, RM Bellido, A Coaviche, H Luna
Effects of application methods and species of wood on color changes of varnishes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Budakci, A Ozcifci, H Cinar, A Sonmez
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1396
Effect of different flocculants on the flocculation performance of flocculation performance of microalgae, Chaetoceros calcitrans, cells EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ZT Harith, FM Yusoff, MS Mohamed, M Shariff, M Din, AB Ariff
Oxytocic and anti-implantation activities of the leaf extracts of Graptophyllum pictum (Linn.) Griff. (Acanthaceae) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SO Olagbende-Dada, GE Ukpo, HAB Coker, SA Adesina
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.565
Evaluation of Sorghum bicolor leaf base extract for gastrointestinal effects EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FC Nwinyi, HO Kwanashie
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9469
Altered membrane permeability in multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from extra-intestinal infections EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Arora, T Jagdale
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1227
Potential of replacing pawpaw fruit and leaves with cabbage peels as a natural feedstuff in the diet of Achatina achatina linne (African giant land snail) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GT Imran, OD Ayeni, AS Okunade, B Oyeleye
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.497
Phytochemical constituents and effects of aqueous root-bark extract of Ficus sycomorus L. (Moracaea) on muscular relaxation, anaesthetic and sleeping time on laboratory animals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SG Zaku, FA Abdulrahaman, PA Onyeyili, OC Aguzue, SA Thomas
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1114


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