Browsing Faculty of Applied Sciences by Author "Permaul, Kugen"
Raghunandan, Kerisha; Mchunu, Siphesihle; Kumar, Ashwani; Kumar, Kuttanpillai Santhosh; Govender, Algasan; Permaul, Kugen; Singh, Suren (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2013.824733, 2014)Glycerol, a non-biodegradable by-product during biodiesel production is a major concern to the emerging biodiesel industry. Many microbes in natural environments have the ability to utilize glycerol as a sole carbon and ...
Improvement of ethanol production from sugarcane molasses through enhanced nutrient supplementation using Saccharomyces cerevisiae Nofemele, Zuko; Shukla, Pratyoosh; Trussler, Arthur; Permaul, Kugen; Singh, Suren (Academic Journalshttp://www.academicjournals.org/JBD, 2012-03)Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a yeast cream was utilized for alcoholic fermentation using sugar cane molasses. In the present study, fermentation was optimized for urea and yeast hydrolysate (YH) dosage and the combined ...
Xylanase superproducer : genome sequence of a compost-loving thermophilic fungus, thermomyces lanuginosus strain SSBP Mchunu, Nokuthula Peace; Permaul, Kugen; Rahman, Ahmad Yamin; Saito, Jennifer A.; Singh, Suren; Alam, Maqsudul (American Society for Microbiologyhttp://genomea.asm.org/, 2013-06-20)We report here the draft genome sequence of Thermomyces lanuginosus strain SSBP, which was isolated from soil in South Africa. This fungus produces the largest amount of xylanase ever reported in the literature.