Dr Mduduzi Paul Mokoena
Dr Mokoena is a passionate communicator of microbiology and biotech concepts. He engages in food and environmental research, especially concerning the use of microorganisms in the degradation of anti-nutritional compounds in food products and environmental carcinogens such as chlorinated compounds. He is also interested in the biology and enzymes of such novel organisms.
 Quote:   "A life well lived is a life well shared".
Position:   Lecturer
Qualifications:   D Tech
M Med Sc
B Tech

Discipline:   Microbiology
Campus:   Westville
Telephone:   031 260 7405
 Email:   mokoenap@ukzn.ac.za
 Research Areas:   Food and Environmental Microbiology
Microbial Peptides and Proteins 
 Recent Publications:   T. Mutanda, M.P. Mokoena, A.O. Olaniran, B.S. Wilhelmi, and C.G. Whiteley. 2014. Microbial enzymatic production and applications of short-chain fructooligosaccharides and inulooligosaccharides: recent advances and current perspectives. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.

A. Rodriguez, M.P. Mokoena, F. Corcho, K. Bisetty, and J. Perez. 2011. Computational Study of the Free Energy Landscape of the Miniprotein CLN025 in Explicit and Implicit Solvent. American Chemical Society 115, 1440-1449.

P.K. Chelule, M.P. Mokoena, and N. Gqaleni. 2010. Advantages of traditional lactic acid bacteria fermentation of food in Africa. Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology Biotechnology.

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