What is it about?

Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobe bacilli and purplish pigmented isolate. This project aims to identify this species with the potential to be the antibiotic-producing isolate.

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Why is it important?

The project identify the species using molecular techniques, 16SrRNA sequencing and phylogenetic tree comparison.


This article gives an overview for the discovery of Chromobacterium species in Kampar region, Malaysia.

Kah Cheng Teo
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

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This page is a summary of: Isolation and characterization of Chromobacterium violaceum from a disused tin-mining lake in Malaysia, African Journal of Microbiology Research, August 2014, Academic Journals,
DOI: 10.5897/ajmr2014.6788.
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