Pharmacology-Medicine



Researchers, Research, Conferences and Publications.

 

 

Researchers

J Pieter H van Wyk

email: pieter.vanwyk@smu.ac.za

Research Projects:

i.) Development of waste cellulose as a resource for bio-product development.

ii.) SmarTTeaching Pharmacology - development of an e-learning model (flipped classroom and blended learning).

Research Gate Reference:

https://www.researchgate.net/home 

 Thabisile M Ndlovu

email: thabisile.ndlovu@smu.ac.za

Research Project (PhD): 

Isolation, Purification, Characterization and Application of cellulase from brown garden snail, Cornu Aspersum to develop waste cellulose as a resource for bio-pharmaceutical development.  

Kgomotso M P Mokatsi

email: mashadi.mokatsi@smu.ac.za

Research Project (PhD):

A sugar platform for biopharmaceutical development: Synergistic effect of purified cellulase components from Trichoderma viride, Aspergillus niger and laccase in bioconversion of waste cellulose into glucose and poly – lactic acid.

J Boitumelo M Sibiya

email: boitumelo.sibiya@smu.ac.za

Research Project (MSc):

Development of the cellulose component of sawdust as a feedstock for biopharmaceutical substances.

Bonny Dhlamini

email: bonny.dhlamini@gmail.com

Research Project (MSc):

Biosynthesis of ethyl salicylate from waste cellulose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Publications

Identification of optimum incubation temperature for saccharification of various waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride.

Khomotso M.P. Mokatse and J. Pieter H. van Wyk

Biosciene Research, 2017 14(4): 1269-1278. 

Identification of optimum incubation temperature for saccharification of various waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Publication Bioscience Research, 2017 14(4): 1269-1278
Published Paper.pdf (495.62KB)
Identification of optimum incubation temperature for saccharification of various waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Publication Bioscience Research, 2017 14(4): 1269-1278
Published Paper.pdf (495.62KB)

pH-Values for Optimum Saccharification of Various Waste Paper Materials by Cellulase from Trichoderma viride.

 
Khomotso M.P. Mokatse and J. Pieter H. van Wyk 

J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 7(9) p.18-26, 2017. 

pH-Values for Optimum Saccharification of Various Waste Paper Materials by Cellulase from Trichoderma viride.
Publication
J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 7(9)18-26, 2017.pdf (210.31KB)
pH-Values for Optimum Saccharification of Various Waste Paper Materials by Cellulase from Trichoderma viride.
Publication
J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 7(9)18-26, 2017.pdf (210.31KB)

 

 Cellulase catalyzed bioconversion of different waste paper materials into fermentable sugars

 
K. Mashadi, P. Mokatse, J. Pieter, H. Van Wyk  

International Journal of Biosciences

Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 66-76, 2016.   

Cellulase catalyzed bioconversion of different waste paper materials into fermentable sugars
IJB-V8No2-p66-76.pdf (414.76KB)
Cellulase catalyzed bioconversion of different waste paper materials into fermentable sugars
IJB-V8No2-p66-76.pdf (414.76KB)

 

 Relative saccharification and initial degradation rates of different waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride.

K.M.P. Mokatse, H.S. Mhlanga and J.P.H. van Wyk

Journal of Applied Biosciences, 105:10183 –10190, 2016.

Relative saccharification and initial degradation rates of different waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Publication - Relative saccharification....pdf (218.92KB)
Relative saccharification and initial degradation rates of different waste paper materials by cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Publication - Relative saccharification....pdf (218.92KB)

  Relative saccharification of various waste paper materials by cellulose from Aspergillus Niger

K. Mashadi P. Mokatse, J. Pieter H. van Wyk

European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience

 Volume: 3, Issue: 8, 44-46, 2015. 

Relative Saccharification of Various Waste Paper Materials by Cellulase from Aspergillus niger
European Journal Of Biotechnology and Bioscience.pdf (216.35KB)
Relative Saccharification of Various Waste Paper Materials by Cellulase from Aspergillus niger
European Journal Of Biotechnology and Bioscience.pdf (216.35KB)

 

 Effect of ink on the saccharification of waste office paper during the biodegradation with cellulase from Trichoderma viride at different temperatures. 

Van Wyk J.P.H. and Sibiya J.B.M.

International Research Journal of Biological Sciences

Vol. 3(8), 40-45, August (2014).

Effect of ink on the saccharification of waste office paper during the biodegradation with cellulase from Trichoderma viride at different temperatures
Effect of ink on the saccharification of waste office paper during the biodegradation with cellulase.pdf (203.49KB)
Effect of ink on the saccharification of waste office paper during the biodegradation with cellulase from Trichoderma viride at different temperatures
Effect of ink on the saccharification of waste office paper during the biodegradation with cellulase.pdf (203.49KB)

 

Saccharification of ink covered office paper by different concentrations of cellulase from Trichoderma viride. 

J. P. H. Van Wyk and J. B. M. Sibiya

Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, 6(10):9-17.   

Saccharification of ink covered office paper by different concentrations of cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Saccharification of ink covered office paper by different concentrations of cellulase from.pdf (198.84KB)
Saccharification of ink covered office paper by different concentrations of cellulase from Trichoderma viride
Saccharification of ink covered office paper by different concentrations of cellulase from.pdf (198.84KB)

 

Relative and efficient saccharification of waste office paper by different concentrations of Aspergillus niger cellulase at various temperatures. 

J Pieter H van Wyk and J Boitumelo M Sibiya

International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research

Vol. 23 No. 1. 2016, pp. 1-9. 

Relative and efficient saccharification of waste office paper by different concentrations of Aspergillus niger cellulase at various temperatures.
Relative and efficient saccharification of waste office paper by different concentrations of Aspergillus niger cellulase at.pdf (259.44KB)
Relative and efficient saccharification of waste office paper by different concentrations of Aspergillus niger cellulase at various temperatures.
Relative and efficient saccharification of waste office paper by different concentrations of Aspergillus niger cellulase at.pdf (259.44KB)

 

 Saccharification and change of incubation pH during the bioconversion of various waste paper materials with cellulase from Aspergillus niger.

J. Pieter H. van Wyk, J. Boitumelo M. Sibiya and R. Bonakele Dhlamini

Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 3 (6): 12-20 (2015).

Saccharification and change of incubation pH during the bioconversion of various waste paper materials with cellulase from Aspergillus niger
Saccharification and change of incubation pH during the bioconversion of various waste paper materials.pdf (249.59KB)
Saccharification and change of incubation pH during the bioconversion of various waste paper materials with cellulase from Aspergillus niger
Saccharification and change of incubation pH during the bioconversion of various waste paper materials.pdf (249.59KB)


 Bioconversion of waste newspaper into fermentable sugars at different temperatures with different Aspergillus niger cellulase concentrations.

J Boitumelo M Sibiya, J Pieter H van Wyk

Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology Vol. 4 (04), pp. 069-074, July-August, 2016.

Bioconversion of waste newspaper into fermentable sugars at different temperatures with different Aspergillus niger cellulase concentrations
Bioconversion of waste newspaper into fermentable sugars at different temperatures with different.pdf (262.23KB)
Bioconversion of waste newspaper into fermentable sugars at different temperatures with different Aspergillus niger cellulase concentrations
Bioconversion of waste newspaper into fermentable sugars at different temperatures with different.pdf (262.23KB)

  

Saccharification of delignified sawdust from twenty different trees in the Lagos area of Nigeria.

N. A. Ndukwe, W. O. Okiei, B. I. Alo, J.P.H van Wyk, T.M. Mamabola and C. C. Igwe.  

African J Biotechnology. Vol. 11(100) 16625 - 16629, 2012.

Glucose formation during biodegradation of Kraft-pretreated lignocellulosic waste.  

N. A. Ndukwe, W. O. Okiei, B. I. Alo, J.P.H van Wyk, T.M. Mamabola and C. C. Igwe

International Journal of Environment and Bioenergy. Vol. 5 (3), 156 - 163, 2012.

Enzymatic bioconversion of Kraft pulped and oxidative delignified sawdust from the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria into fermentable sugars.

A. Ndukwe, W. O. Okiei, B. I. Alo, J.P.H van Wyk, T.M. Mamabola and C. C. Igwe.

Scientific Research and Essays. Vol 8(13). pp 493 - 500, 2013.

  

Recent Conference Participation

 All Africa Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmacy, South Africa - 2016.

Title: Green Pharmacology - More than only Medicine.

J Pieter H van Wyk.

Green Pharmacology - More than only Medicine
Presentation - J Pieter H van Wyk - Conference Presentation.ppsx (8.04MB)
Green Pharmacology - More than only Medicine
Presentation - J Pieter H van Wyk - Conference Presentation.ppsx (8.04MB)

 

The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment, IAFOR, Brighton, UK, 2013 

Title: Development of Waste Cellulose as a Resource of Bioenergy.

J Pieter H van Wyk 

Development of Waste Cellulose as a Resource of Bioenergy
Bioenergy Presentation - J Pieter H van Wyk.ppsx (2.16MB)
Development of Waste Cellulose as a Resource of Bioenergy
Bioenergy Presentation - J Pieter H van Wyk.ppsx (2.16MB)

 

All Africa Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmacy, South Africa - 2016. 

Thabisile M Ndlovu

Title: Snail cellulase catalysed development of waste cellulose for bio-products synthesis.

Conference Presentation - TM Ndlovu
SASBCP Presentation Oct 2016.ppsx (21.8MB)
Conference Presentation - TM Ndlovu
SASBCP Presentation Oct 2016.ppsx (21.8MB)

 

All Africa Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmacy, South Africa - 2016. 

Kgomotso M P Mokatse

 Title: Kinetics of waste cellulose saccharification during biodegradation with Trichoderma viride cellulose.

Conference Presentation - KMP Mokatsi
Conference Presentation.jpg (19.05MB)
Conference Presentation - KMP Mokatsi
Conference Presentation.jpg (19.05MB)

 

All Africa Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmacy, South Africa - 2016. 

Bonakele R Dhlamini

Title: Organic  waste: A renewable feedstock for bio-pharmaceutical synthesis .

Conference Presentation - B R Dhlamini
Poster - Pharmacology Conference 2016.pdf (769.21KB)
Conference Presentation - B R Dhlamini
Poster - Pharmacology Conference 2016.pdf (769.21KB)