Dr. Pedro Lekiah Peekate

Dr. Pedro Lekiah Peekate

Lecturer
Rivers State University, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Environmental Microbiology from University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Environment Development
62%
Environment Dynamics
90%
Microbial Bioremediation
75%
Health and Pollution Studies
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Peekate L.P. and C.J. Ugboma, 2020. Application of foaming capacity as response value in optimization of biosurfactant production. GSC Advanced Research and Reviews 4: 023-033.
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  2. Peekate, L.P. and H. Boreh, 2019. Screening selected detergents for use as positive control in assessing for biosurfactant production. J. Applied Sci., 19: 776-781.
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  3. Peekate, P.L., G.O. Abu and C.J. Ogugbue, 2018. Investigating the effectiveness between using Pseudomonas fluorescens and its biosurfactant in bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soil. Asian J. Biotechnol. Bioresour. Technol., 3: 1-10.
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  4. Peekate, L.P., L. Solomon and C.J. Ogugbue, 2018. Glycerol and phosphorus augmentation coupled with pH alteration are potential facilitators of petroleum hydrocarbon bio-diminution in contaminated soil. Applied Microbiol.: Open Access, Vol. 4. .
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  5. Peekate, L.P., B. Sigalo and N.P. Basil, 2018. Comparing the efficacy of Kings B, cetrimide and chloramphenicol-nutrient agar medium in the isolation of Pseudomonas species. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 11: 145-151.
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  6. Peekate, L.P. and Q.C. Woha, 2018. Antibiotic susceptibility of resistant Pseudomonas species generated through the use of differential and selective media for the isolation of Pseudomonas from environmental samples. S. Asian J. Res. Microbiol., 2: 1-9.
  7. Peekate, L.P. and P.E. Augustine, 2018. Application of aeration in the bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon polluted water. IIARD Int. J. Geogr. Environ. Manage., 4: 32-41.
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  8. Peekate, L.P. and B. Biidee, 2018. Effectiveness of selected broad spectrum antibiotics against Pseudomonas species isolated through the use of chloramphenicol. GSC Biol. Pharm. Sci., 5: 99-105.
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  9. Peekate, P.L. and G.O. Abu, 2017. Optimizing C:N ratio, C:P ratio and pH for biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas fluorescens. J. Adv. Microbiol., 7: 1-14.
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  10. Peekate, L.P. and G.O. Abu, 2017. Use of chloramphenicol in the differential enumeration of greenish pigment producing Pseudomonas. Basic Res. J. Microbiol., 4: 33-41.
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  11. Peekate, L.P. and E.M. Chilowe, 2016. Use of rifampin in the development of microalgal cultures. Basic Res. J. Microbiol., 3: 23-29.
  12. Peekate, L.P. and N. Frank-Peterside, 2015. Emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria due to exposure of environmental media to sub-lethal concentration of antibiotics. Niger. J. Microbiol., 27: 2731-2742.
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  13. Peekate, L.P. and G.O. Abu, 2015. A preliminary investigation on the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria resulting from inappropriate use of antibiotics in the purification of Algal cultures. Niger. J. Microbiol., 29: 2931-2939.
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  14. Emokaro, C.O. and K.I. Eweka, 2015. A comparative analysis of profitability of broiler production systems in urban areas of edo state, Nigeria. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 10.4314/jasem.v24i6.9.
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  15. Nnenna, F.P., P. Lekiah and O. Obemeata, 2011. Degradation of antibiotics by bacteria and fungi from the aquatic environment. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci., 3: 275-285.
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