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Isolation and Biochemical Characterization of Anti Neoplastic bacteria obtained from Domestic Liquid Waste: A potential Source of Janthinobacterium lividum

Author Affiliations

  • 1Laboratory of Environment and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Department of Biochemistry, Patna University-800005, India
  • 2Laboratory of Environment and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Department of Biochemistry, Patna University-800005, India
  • 3Laboratory of Environment and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Department of Biochemistry, Patna University-800005, India
  • 4Laboratory of Environment and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Department of Biochemistry, Patna University-800005, India
  • 5Laboratory of Environment and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Department of Biochemistry, Patna University-800005, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 11, Issue (3), Pages 16-26, July,22 (2022)


Exploration of the microbial community from the domestic sewage was the principal area of research. The domestic liquid sewage was utilized as a test to contemplate the different variety of the microorganisms present in it. Morphology, growth and pigmentation attributes of the various microorganisms were studied with the assistance of biochemical tests. A screen for antibiosis identified an atypical pale blue-purple producing bacteria, designated as JS-1 and related to Janthinobacterium lividum. Different types of culture media (NA, TYEG, TSA, and LB) were used to isolate and grow the bacteria of interest, JS-1 and it is a gram negativebacilliform capnophillic bacteria. According to the findings, strainJS-1 should indeed be classified as a new strain of Janthinobacterium.


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