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Prof. Sylvester Peter Antai

Professor
Microbiology
spantai@unical.edu.ng

Name: Professor Sylvester P. Antai Date of birth: June 6, 1956 Place of birth: Atte-Oron LGA of Origin: Urue-Offong State of origin: Akwa Ibom Sex: Male Nationality: Nigerian Email meetprofantai@yahoo.co.uk ; spantai@unical.edu.ng Mobile 07030352518 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES 1. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree; Bacteriology and Public Health Washington State University, Pullman, USA: 1978 2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA: 1979 3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree Environmental Microbial Physiology and Biotechnology University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA: 1981 4. Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Marine Pollution unit, Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA 1982 AREA OF SPECIALIZATION Environmental Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology DEPARTMENT/FACULTY Microbiology/Biological Sciences POSITION Professor (Full) since 1991 ACADEMIC HONOURS/SCHOLARSHIPS/ACHIEVEMENTS Federal Government Undergraduate (B.Sc.) Scholarship 1975- 1979 Federal Government Postgraduate (Ph.D.) Scholarship 1979 -1981 Member of Sigma XI Scientific Research Society of USA 1978-1979 Member of Alpha Zeta Biological Honours Society of USA 1978-1979 Member of Gamma Sigma Delta. The Honour Society for Agriculture (USA) 1978-1979 FELLOWSHIP AWARDS Fellow; Institute of Industrial Administration (FIIA) 2007 Fellow; Nigeria Institute for Democracy and Good Governance (FNIDGG) 2008 Fellow; African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (FACDSS) 2008 Fellow; Nigerian Environmental Society (FNES) 2008 NATIONAL HONOURS 1. Distinguished Academic Noble International Award Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria 2007 2. Best Academician and HOD of the Year Nigeria Institute of Democracy and Good Governance (NIDGG) 2007 3. Leadership Excellence Award Nigeria Institute of Democracy and Good Governance 2008 4. Leadership Distinction Award Nigeria Organization for Youth Advancement (NOYA), South-South Zone 2008 5. Best Academician of the Year in the Niger Delta Region Niger Delta Democratic Youth Vanguard 2008 6. Model for Distinguished Service Award African Magazine in conjunction with African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies, Lusaka-Zambia 2008 7. Meritorious Leadership performance and Academic Excellence Award Chartered Institute of Certified Secretaries and Reporters of Nigeria 2008 OTHER HONOURS 8. Certificate of Honour For Meritorious and Selfless Services to the Association National Association of Urue-Offong/Oruko Student (NAUOS), University of Calabar Chapter 1998 9. Award of Academic Excellence In recognition of his meritorious service to the growth of Okossi Youth Association and Academic work at large Okossi Youth Association, Calabar branch 2003 10. Excellence Service Award: In recognition of outstanding contribution to Community development Oron Union 2003 11. Excellence Award: In recognition of immense contributions and selfless service to the growth of Akpakip-Oro National Association of Akpakip-Oro Students, CRUTECH Chapter 2003 12. Excellence Service Award: In recognition of your excellence service in Rotary Family and Humanity at large. Rotaract Club of University of Calabar 2005 13. Award of Honour: In recognition of your selfless and meritorious Service to the Association, the Holy Catholic Church and Humanity 14. Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria 2005 15. Excellence Award: Most distinguished lecturer National Association of Microbiology Students, Unical Chapter 2005 16. Award for Merit: For his selfless service to Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria; Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria 2007 17. Knighted by The Holy Roman Catholic Church as Knight of St. Mulumba (KSM) Nigeria 2001 18. Chieftaincy honours i. Aliaha Okossi ii Inyang Oko Udunghbia iii. Nta Nta Oro iv. Akpaha – Oro of Oron Nation v. Mukafo Ndabo of Efut Nation 19. 60th Top Nigerian Scientist (Webometrics-2018) 2018 TAUGHT COURSES Undergraduate courses include Microbial Physiology and Metabolism, Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology, Petroleum Microbiology Graduate courses include Advanced Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry, Advanced Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology, Advanced Microbial Techniques and Serology and Fundamentals of Biotechnology GRADUATE STUDENT MENTORING 23 M.Sc. and 19 Ph.D. Students, some of which have become Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors (Senior Lecturers) COLLABORATORS 1. Dr. (Mrs.) Atim Asitok – Department of Microbiology, University of Calabar 2. Dr. Richard Antigha – Department of Civil Engineering, Cross River University of Technology 3. Dr. Nkpa Ogarekpe –Department of Civil Engineering, Cross River University of Technology 4. Dr. Eyo Essien – Department of Computer Science, University of Calabar 5. Dr. Rama Rao Karri – Department of Petroleum Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei 6. Prof. Bassey Ekpo – Department of Chemistry, University of Calabar PROFESSIONAL BODY AFFILIATIONS 1. Member; Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM) 2. Member; American Society for Microbiology (ASM) 3. Member; Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) 4. Member of the Nigerian Society for Biotechnology 5. Member of the Science Association of Nigeria

Antai, S.P. and D.L Crawford 1982. Degradation of Phenol by Streptomyces setonii 75 Vi 2. Can. J. of Microbiol.. 29: 142-143.


Antai, S.P. and D L. Crawford 1983. Chemical analysis of low molecular weight products of Lignin degradation. Nigerian J. of Appl. Science. 1: 16-22.


Antai, S.P. and D. L. Crawford 1983. Characterisation of alkaline soluble polymeric lignin (ASPL) derived from sound and microbially degraded lignocelluloses. Nig. J.of Sci. and Tech. 1 (2):172-180.


Antai, S.P. and D. L. Crawford. 1982. Degradation of Extractive-free Lignocelluloses by Coriolus versicolor and Poria placenta .Euro. J. of Appl. Microbiol. and Biotech. 14 :165-168.


Antai, S.P. and D.L. Crawford, 1981.Degradation of hardwood, softwood and grass Lignoculloses two Streptomyces strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 42:378-380


Takon, I. A. Antai, S. P. and Eyong, E. U. ( 2016 ). Comparetive Studies on the content of active ingredients of contaminated and non- cintaminated Aspirin tablets sold in Patent Medicine Stores in Calabar. Journal of MedicalPharmaceutical and Allied Sciences,5 (8): 142– 150


S. P. Antai, O. I. Louis and D. R. Tiku( 2016 ). Microbiological and Physio chemical Analysis of some selected Municipal dumpsites in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2 (11): 1463 – 1477.


Ekpenyong, M. G., Antai, S. P., Asitok, A. D. and Ekpo, B. O. (2017).Plackett-Burmandesign and response surface optimization of medium trace nutrients for glycolipopeptidebiosurfactant production. Iranian Biomedical Journal, 21 (4): 249-260.


D. R. Tiku., S. P. Antai, A. D. Asitok and M. G. Ekpenyong (2016). Hydrocarbon Biodegradation, Heavy Metal Tolerance, and antibiotic resistance among bacteria isolates from petroleum polluted and pristine soil samples in Calabar Metropolis. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2 (11): 1448 – 1462.


Okoro, C.O., Antai, S.P., and Udobor, E.E (2016). Bacteriocin production byselected lactic acid bacteria and its effect on some food-borne pathogens. 3(1): 24-28


S.P. Antai, A.D. Asitok, D.R. Tiku and O.I. Louis (2016). MicrobiologicalAnalysis and Solid substrate Biodegradation potential among some selected isolates from Municipal dumpsite in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State.International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering and Technology.3(11): 447-472


S.P. Antai, A.D. Asitok, O.I. Louis and D.R. Tiku (2016).Distribution and frequency of bacteria and fungi isolates in garden dumpsites in CalabarMunicipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of InnovativeScience, Engineering and Technology. 3(11): 185- 200


Antai, S.P. and D.L Crawford 1983. Chemistry of grass lignin degradation by Streptomyces. Nig. J. Biotech. 1: 121-142.


Antai,S.P. 1984. Improved serological method for the diagnosis of Caseous Lymphadenitis in sheep. Nig J. Microbiol. 3 (2):158-163.


Antai, S.P. 1985. Degradation of Guinea grass lignocellulose by three Streptomyces strains isolated from natural habitats. Biologia Africana. 2: 8-14.


Ibrahim, M.H. and Antai, S.P. 1986. Chemical changes during the fermentation of locoust bean ( Parkia filiociodea ). Qualitas Plant Foods for Human Nutrition.36 : 179-184.


Antai, S.P. and R. I. Somiari 1986. Isolation and characterisation of some micro-organisms associated with spoil canned foods in Port Harcourt Metropolis. Nig. J. of Appl. Science 3 ( 2 ): 129-142.


Antai, S.P. 1986. Protoplast transformation in ligninolytic Streptomyces : Use of naked and liposome vesicle entrapped DNA . Nig. J. of Microbiology. 6: 47-52.


Antai, S.P. and M. H. Ibrahim. 1986.Micro-organisms associated with African Locust Bean fermentation for ‘ Dawadawa’ production. Journal of Appl. Bacteriology. 61:145-148.


Antai, S.P and S. O. Anozie .1987.Incidence of Infantile diarrhoea due to entero-pathogenic Escherichia coli in Port Harcourt Metropolis. Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 62 : 227-229.


Antai, S.P. 1987. Incidence of Staph. aureus, coliforms and antibiotic resistant strains of Escherichia coli in rural water supplies in Port Harcourt. Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 62: 371-375.


Njoku, C.A.and Antai, S.P.1987. Lignocellulose degradation and crude protein formation by three ligninolytic Streptomyces strains. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 7:75-78.


Njoku, C.A.and Antai, S.P.1987. Lignocellulose degradation and crude protein formation by three ligninolytic Streptomyces strains. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 7:75-78.


Iyo, A.H. and Antai, S.P. 1988. Effects of different nitrogen sources on lignocellulose degradation and APPL production. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 7: 75-78.


Iyo, A.H. and Antai, S.P. 1988. Effects of different nitrogen sources on lignocellulose degradation and APPL production. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 7: 75-78.


Antai, S.P. 1988. Study of the Bacillus flora of Nigerian spicies. International Journal of Food Microbiology.6 : 259-261.


Udeme, J.J.Ijah and Antai, S.P. 1988. Degradation and mineralization of crude oil by bacteria. Nig. J. of Biotechnology. 5: 79-86.


Antai, S.P. 1988. Lignocellolose degradation and APPL production by select Streptomyces strains. Nig. J of Biotechnology. 5: 94-100.


Antai, S.P. and Ogbonna, D.N. 1988. Prevalence of faecal coliforms and Staph aureus on environmental surfaces in a nursery and Day-Care centre. Nig. J. of Microbiology. 8(1-2): 59-64.


Njoku, C.C. and Antai, S.P. 1989. Influence of culture parameters on APPL. production by three ligninolytic Streptomyces strains. Microbios Letters. 41: 151-159.


Antai, S.P. and Udotung, I.R. 1989. Effects of carbon and nitrogen sources on cellulase production by Streptomyces strain 21B. West African J. Biol. and Appl. Chem. 33: 3-9.


Antai, S.P. and Mgbomo. E. 1989. Distribution of hydrocarbon utilizing bacteria in Ahoada oil-spilled areas. Microbios Letters. 40 : 137-143.


Antai, S.P. 1990. Biodegradation of Bonny light crude oil by Bacillus sp. and Pseudomonas sp. Journal of Waste Management. 10: 61-64.


Antai, S.P. and Iyo, Abiye. 1990. Selection of mutant Streptomyces strains with enhanced ability for acid precipitable polymeric lignin production. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 30: 643-647.


Antai, S.P. 1990. Enrichment of nutrient quality of cassava ( Manihot esculenta Crantz ) with Microbial proteins. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 40: 289-296.


Antai, S.P. and Ijah, U.J.J. 1990. Enhanced crude oil degradation by Streptomyces mutant strains. Polytechnic J. of Sci. and Tech. Vol. 1: 42-49.


Antai, S.P. and Ekuedong, E. O. 1990. Prevalence of multiple Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat cuts sold in Calabar Markets. Journal of Exp. and Appl. Biology. Vol. 2 (1-4): 1-9.


Udeme, J.J.Ijah and Antai, S.P. 1990. Bacterial flora of ready-to-eat fruits sold in Calabar markets. W. A. J. of Biol. and Appl. Chem. 36 (1-4): 2-6.


Iyo, A.H. and Antai, S.P. 1991. Protein enrichment of lignocellulose resulting from the growth of two Streptomyces strains. World J. of Microbiol. and Biotech. 7: 624-625.


Antai, S.P. and Akpadiaha, E. 1900. Inanimate surfaces as reservoir for dissemination of antibiotic- resistant Staph. aureus in two hospitals in Calabar. Tropical J. of Appl. Sciences. Vol. 1(1): 49-52.


Amadi, A. and Antai, S.P. 1991. Quantitative estimation of growth and survival of some petroleum hydrocarbon degraders as affected by microbial cultures. International J. of Biochemphysics. Vol. 1 ( 2): 5-8.


Amadi, A. and Antai, S.P. 1991. Degradation of Bonny medium crude oil by Microbial species isolated from Oshika- Ojakama oil polluted area. International J. of Biochemphysics. Vol. 1 ( 2 ) : 10- 14.


Antai, S.P. and Nzeribe. E. 1992. Suitability of using sieved and unseived maize mash for production of "Ogi "- A fermented cereal food. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 42: 25-30.


Antai, S.P. and Obong, U.S. 1992. The effect of fermentation on the nutrient status and on some toxic components of Icacinia manni. Plant Foods for Human nutrition. 42: 219-224.


Antai, S.P. and Udotung, I.R. 1993. Conversion of lignocellulose substrates to glucose with cellulase of a new isolate of Streptomyces strain 21B. W. A. J. Biol. and Appl. Chem. 38: 21-29.


Antai, S.P. and Udotung, I.R. 1993. Conversion of lignocellulose substrates to glucose with cellulase of a new isolate of Streptomyces strain 21B. W. A. J. Biol. and Appl. Chem. 38: 21-29.


Antai, S.P. and Mgbomgo, E. 1993. Patterns of degradation of Bonny light crude oil by Bacillus sp and Pseudomonas sp isolated from oil spilled site. W.A.J. Biol. and Chem. 38: 16-20.


Antai, S.P. and Mgbomgo, E. 1993. Patterns of degradation of Bonny light crude oil by Bacillus sp and Pseudomonas sp isolated from oil spilled site. W.A.J. Biol. and Chem. 38: 16-20.


Antai, S.P. and Mbomgo, P. 1994. Utilization of cassava peels as substrate for crude protein formation . Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 46: 345-351.


Ijah, U.J.J. and Antai, S.P. 1995. The effects of nitrogen and phosphorus supplementation on crude oil degradation by Streptomyces viridosporus T7A. J. of Discov. Innov. 7: 387-390.


Udo, S.M. and Antai, S.P. 1996. Characterisation of Non -01 Vibrio cholerae isolated from Human and Environmental sources in Cross River State, Nigeria. J. Med. Lab. Sci. 5: 54 - 62.


Udo, S.M. and Antai, S.P. 1996. Pathogenic potentials of Clinical and Environmental strains of Non-01Vibrio cholerae isolated in Cross River State, Nigeria. J. M. Lab. Sci. 5: 60-63.


Udo, S.M. ; Antai, S.P. and Antai, E.E. 1998. Antibiotic resistance and virulence factors of Non-01 Vibrio cholerae isolated in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. Vol. 1 (2): 23-29.


Antai, S.P. and Nkwelang, G. 1998. Reduction of some toxicants in Icacinia manni by fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 53: 103-111.


Udo, S. M.; S. P. Antai ; S. J. Utsalo. 1997. Focused surveillance for Vibrio cholerae among marine animals harvested from the Cross river estuary in Nigeria Orient Journal of Medicine. Vol. 9 (1-4): 10-12.


Ijah, U.J.J. and Antai, S. P. 2003. The Potential use of Chicken –drop microorganisms for oil spill Remediation. The Environmentalist. 23: 89-95.


Atim, E and Antai, S. P. 2002. Biodegradability of the major components of Bonny light crude oil by Bacillus subtilis. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 8: 215-222.


Ijah, U.J.J. and Antai, S.P. (2003). Removal of Nigerian light crude oil in soil over a 12- month period. International Bio-deterioration and Biodegradation. 51(2): 93 – 99.


Brooks, A. and Antai, S. P. (2005). Evaluation of microbial contamination in Pediatric oral preparations in Calabar Metropolis. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 4: 19-23. 52.


Essien, J. P, and Antai, S. P. 2005. Negative effects of oil spillage on beach microalgae in Nigeria. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 21(4): 57-573.


Brooks, A. and Antai, S. P. (2005). Extracellular Protease by Bacillus subtilis isolated from contaminated Paracetamol oral preparation. Global Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. 12: 55-60.


Brooks, A. A. and Antai, S. P. (2005). Microbiological Evaluation of some Paediatric oral preparations sold in some patent medicine stores and Pharmacy shops in Calabar. Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 4: 19-23.


Brooks, A. and Antai, S. P. (2006). Effects of cell-free extracts of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Proteus vulgaris on some haematological indices of neonatal rats.Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 20(1):642-648.


Takon, Iquo. A. and Antai, S. P (2006). Microbial contamination of expired and unexpired aqueous and suspension drugs sold in some patent medicine store in Calabar. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology. 20: 1096-1103.


Lennox, J. A., Antai, S. P., Abriba, C. and Ntui, V. (2006). Survey of the efficacy of some antibiotics sold in Calabar metropolis, Cross River State. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology. 20 (3).1156-1163.


Iwatt, G. D. and Antai, S. P. (2006). Variation in Microbial density and physicochemical properties of kerosene polluted soil. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 12 (4): 465-470.


Essien, J. P., Ubom, R. M. and Antai, S. P. (2006). Productivity and distribution of epipellic microalgae along salinity gradients in mangrove swamp of the Qua Iboe Estuary (Nigeria). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 121: 65-75.


Essien, J. P., Antai, S. P. and Benson, N. U. ( 2006). Microbial population dynamics as a function of Sediment Salinity Gradients in the Qua Iboe Estuary Mangrove Swamps (Nigeria). Research Journal of Microbiology 1 (3): 255 – 265.


Iwatt, G. D. and Antai, S. P. (2006) Evaluation of crude oil degradation by bacterial isolates from deteriorated palm oil. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 20(2): 1072-1077.


Asitok, A. D. and Antai, S. P. (2006). Petroleum hydrocarbon utilization and biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas and Bacillus species. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 20(1) : 824-831.


Nkwelang Gerard, Henri F.L. Kamga, George E. Nkeng, and S.P. Antai (2006): Recycling Agricultural Waste to Produce Oil Dispersant: An Ecotoxicological an Bioremediation Perspective . Environmental Science and Technology 2: 92-97


Brook, A. A. and Antai, S. P (2006). Bacteriological status of some cosmetic products in three states of Southern Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 20( 3 ): 1345 - 1354.


Ekpenyong, G. M and Antai, S. P. (2007): Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Hydrocarbon-degrading Bacteria and Fungi in Qua Iboe Estuary. (Nigeria). Research Journal of Microbiology 2(5): 415-425.


G, Nkwelang, George E. Nkeng, H. L., Kamga, F. and S.P. Antai.(2009) Effects of Crude Oil Effluents (Produce water ) on Brackish water Fish and Microbial Growth in Aquarium Environment. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 10 (2): 619 – 625.


Ekpenyong, G. M and Antai, S. P. (2007): Cadmium Toxicity on Species of Bacillus and Pseudomonas during growth on crude oil. Trends in Applied Sciences Research 2(2): 115-123.


Ekpenyong, G. M and Antai, S. P. (2007): Cadmium Toxicity on Species of Bacillus and Pseudomonas during growth on crude oil. Trends in Applied Sciences Research 2(2): 115-123.


Essien, J. P., Benson, N. U. and Antai, S. P. ( 2008). Application of correlation analysis In assessment of relationships between mineral hydrocarbons levels and hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria in tropical mangrove estuarine sediments. Scientific Research and Essay. 2(3): 94 - 101.


C. A. Etok and S. P. Antai (2007 ) Bioconversion of water hyacinth lignocellulose into feed supplement by lignocellulolytic Streptomyces International Journal of Natural and Applied Science, 2 (1): 21-31.


Ekpenyong, G. M., Antai, S. P., Essien, J. P. and Iwatt, G.D. (2007): pH-dependent zinc toxicity differentials in species of Pencillium and Rhodotorula during oil biodegradation. International Journal of Biological Chemistry 1(1): 54-61.


L. B. Etim and S. P. Antai ( 2007): Petroleum hydrocarbon degrading capability of freshwater autochthonous filamentous fungi. Global Journal of Environmental Sciences. 6( 1 ): 33 – 40.


Essien, Joseph Peter and Antai, S. P. (2007) :Microalgae biodiversity and biomass Status in Qua Iboe Estuary mangrove swamp, Nigeria. Aquatic Ecology. 42: 71-81;


L. B. Etim ; S. P. Antai and G. Iwat ( 2007): Crude oil degrading potential of Freshwater bacterial isolates from slow running freshwater system located in Cross River State, Nigeria . Global Journal of pure and Applied Sciences. 11( 3 ) : 403 – 407.


Essien, J. P., Benson, N. U. and Antai, S. P. ( 2007). Seasonal Dynamics of Physicochemical Properties and Heavy metal Burdens in Mangrove Sediments and Pelagic Column of the Brackish Qua Iboe Estuary, Nigeria. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 90(20: 259 – 273;


Ekpenyong, G. M and Antai, S. P. (2007): Influence of pH on Cadmium Toxicity to Bacillus species (02 and 12) during Biodegradation of crude oil. International Journal of Biological Chemistry 1(1): 29-37.


Gerard Nkwelang, Henri F. L. Kamga, George E. Nkeng and S. P. Antai (2008 ). Studies on the diversity, abundance and succession of hydrocarbon utilizing microorganisms in tropical soil polluted with oily sludge. African Journal of Biotechnology, 7 (8): 1075 – 1080.


Gerard Nkwelang, George E. Nkeng, Lysette B. Tankoua, Henri L., Kamga Fouamno, and S. P. Antai. (2009) Studies on the Optimisation of Bioremediation Factors of Refinery Waste in soil. Environmental Science and Technology, 2: 81- 86.


Essien, J. P and Antai, S. P. ( 2009). Chromatium species: an emerging bioindicator of crude oil pollution of tidal mud flats in the Niger Delta mangrove ecosystem, Nigeria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 153: 95 -102.


Essien, J. P and Antai, S. P. ( 2009). Distribution, Seasonal Variations and Ecotoxicological significance of heavy metals in sediments of Cross River Estuary Mangrove Swamp. Water, Air, Soil Pollution. 197 (1- 4): 91 – 105.


Gerard Nkwelang, George E. Nkeng, Henri L., Kamga Fouamno and S.P. Antai. (2009) Effects of Crude Oil Effluents (Produce water ) on Brackish water Fish and Microbial Growth in Aquarium Environment. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 10 (2): 619 – 625.


Ekpenyong, G. M and Antai, S. P. ( 2010 ): Influence of chemical speciation and divalent cations and on cadm um toxicity during microbial biodegradation of crude oil.Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences. 2 (6): 77 – 84.


C.U. Okoro and S. P. Antai ( 2010 ). Influence of Local Spices ( Tetrapleura tetraptera and Allium sativum ) on the Keeping Quality of Sausages prepared under Laboratory conditions. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences,.16: 281 – 287.


Edet, U.O, Antai, S.P, Asitok, A.D and Brooks, A.A (2018). Comparative evaluation of microbial diversity of epipellic and benthic sediments using cultural andmetagenomics techniques. Asian Journal of Environment and Ecology, 6(4); 1-13.


N, Chisomaga, S. P. Antai and D, R. Tiku (2018 ). Potential of microbial uel cells for energy production. International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Research,6 (1): 33-47.


N, A. Jonny, Antai S. P, Asitok A. D and E, Maurice (2018).Hydrocarbonoclastic potentials of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from the crude oil polluted Iko river estuary andfreshwater ecosystem of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. GSC Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 02(01), 038–046


Nwosu, C, S, P. Antai and D, R. Tiku(2018). Potentials of mixed and axenic microbial fuel cells for electricity generation. International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Research, 6(1):53-65.


Etim. L. B. and Antai, S.P. (2015) Paint discoloration control and preservation with phytoextracts ofBryophyllumpinnatumand Tetrapleuratetraptera. Annals of Biological Research. 6 (10): 1 – 6.


Mmuoegbulam, O. A., Prof. S. P. Antai ( 2015 ). Histopathological Effects of enterotoxigenic Klebsiella variiicola Enterobacter species isolated from Iko river – Nigeria. nternational Journal of Science and Research. 5 ( 4 ): 488 – 491.


Temitope, A. B , Sylvester P. A and Tiku, Dominic Reuben (2015). Toxicity of crude Oil and diesel fuel to some gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2, 12: 273 – 283.


Ekpenyong, M. G.,Asitok, A. D., Odey, A. and Antai, S. P. (2016). Production and activity kinetics of gelatinase by Serratia sp.SLO3.Nigerian Journal ofBiopesticides, 1(1): 70-82.


Ekpenyong, M. G., Antai, S. P. and Asitok, A. D. (2016). A Pseudomonas aeruginosastrainIKW1 produces an unusual polymeric surface-active compound in waste frying oil-minimal medium. International Journal of Sciences, 5 (6): 108-123


Manji, P. L. ; S. P. Antai and I. 0. Jacob ( 2012 ) Incidence of Staphycoccus aureus, Coliforms and Antibiotic Resistant Strains of E. coli in Rural Water Supplies in Calabar LGA. Journal of Pubic Health and Epidemiology. 4 ( 9 ) : 230 – 237


Mmadiniru Akintomade and Sylvester Antai P. ( 2012 ). Inorganic Nitrogen Supplementation and Micro-fungal fermenntation of white yam peels (flour ) into Single Cell Protein. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology, Food Sciences. 2(3):820 – 832.


R.B.Agbor, I. A. 0suagwu, U. U. Udofia, E. C. Okpako, S. P. A ntai ( 2012 ). Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2 ( 3 ): 464 – 469.


Takon, I. A. and Antai, S. P.( 2012 ). In-vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Fisus exasaperta VAHL ( Moraceae ) leaves.Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2 ( 5 ):


Takon, I. A. and Antai, S. P.( 2012 ) Efffect of contaminated expired and unexpired Penicillin G injection on the haematological indices of juvenile Wistar rats.Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research 2 ( 5 ) : 750 – 757.


Mmadiniru Akintomade and Sylvester Antai P. ( 2012 ). Protein enrichment of Irish Potato Peels ( SolaniumI tuberosium } through solid substrate fermentation by Saccharomyces cereviase and Aspergillus niger.Journal of Environmental Science, Technology and Food Technology, 1( 5 ) : 15 – 19.


Mmadiniru J. Akintomide and Sylvester P. Antai (2013) Micro-Fungal Protein Enrichment of Yam Peels: Microbes as Foods. Lambert Academic Publishing; Deutschand, Germany.


Antai, Sylvester Peter,, Unimke, Augustne Agorye and Agbor Reagan Bessong ( 2014 ) Assessment of the Heterotrophic and Crude oil utilizing microorgaanisms of Imo River Estuary of the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. American International Journal of Biology,2 : (1): 01 – 14.


Okoro Chinyere and Antai, S. P. ( 2014 ) . The effects of Fermented soymilk on Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infected mice. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 4 ( 1 ) : 45 – 48.


Unimke, Augustne Agorye Antai, Sylvester Peter, and Agbor Reagan Bessong ( 2014 ) Influence of seasonal variation on the microbiological and Physicochemical of Imo River Estuary of the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem American International Journal of Biology. 2 : (1): 61 – 74.


Unimke, Augustne Agorye; Antai, Sylvester Peter, and Agbor Reagan Bessong (2014) Hydrocarbonoclastic and Extracellular Enyzme Potential of Microorganisms isolated from Imo River Estuary of the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 1( 1 ) : 23 – 30.


Agbor, B. B., Ekpo, I. A., Antai, S. P., Okpako, E. C., George, U. M. ( 2014 ). Enhanchment of Bioremediation and Rehabilitation of Spent Engine Oil Impact Soil. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 1( 2 ) : 44 – 51.


Iwatt, G. D , Antai S. P., Agbor R. B.( 2016 ). Evaluation of Heavy metal and Total hydrocabon levels in hydrocarbon polluted Ecosystem in the Niger Delta Region. World Rural Observations, 8 (1) : 95 – 102.


Etim, L. B. and Antai, S.P. (2014). The effect of temperature and pH on bacterial degradation of latex paints in humid environments. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 20 (2) : 89-94


Unimke, A. A.; Antai, S. P., Agbor R. B. Nseabasi , N. O., and Agbo, B. E. (2014 ). Evaluation of seasonal variation in the microbial and Heavy metal concentrations of Imo River Estuary of the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Adance Research in Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 1 ( 2 ): 88 – 94.


Antai S. P., Iwatt, G. D, Agbor R. B.(2016). Interlocation comparison of Physicochemical properties of polluted and unpolluted Soil, Water and Sediment Ecosystems of the Niger Delta Region.. World Rural Observations. 8 (2) : 1 – 9.


S.P, Antai, Iwatt.G.D, Agbor. R.B , and Antonio. C. (2017). Bacterial PlasmidAnalysis and Occurrence of Integrons among the Heavy Metals Tolerant-Antibiotics Resistant Microbes from Hydrocarbon Polluted Ecosystems in NigerDelta. Advances in Biotechnology and Microbiology. 3(3) : 1- 10


Nseabasi N. O., Antai S. P, Bassey I. U , Iwatt G. D and Unimke A. A. (2016). Chronic Kerosene Contamination and Variation in Physiological and Heavy metal content of the soil in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2 (10): 2094 – 2099.


Takon, I. A. Antai, S. P. and Eyong, E. U. ( 2016 ) Evaluation of Toxicological Effects of contaminated Gentamicin lnjection on Liver enzymes of JuvenileWistar Rats. Journal of Medical Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences. 5 ( 8 ): 132 – 141


Antai.S.P, Iwatt.G.D, Agbor. R.B , and Antonio. C. (2017). Bacterial PlasmidAnalysis and Occurrence of Integrons among the Heavy Metals Tolerant-Antibiotics Resistant Microbes from Hydrocarbon Polluted Ecosystems in NigerDelta. Advances in Biotechnology and Microbiology. 3(3) : 1- 10

Asuquo, N.E. and Antai, S.P. (2017). Microbiological and Biochemical analysis of Soymilk produced and sold within Calabar Metropolis.Microbiology Research Journal.International. 21 ( 2 ) : 1 – 8.


Abigail, Nkanang., Sylvester, Peter Antai, and Atim, David Asitok (2017). Bonny light crude oil degradation potentials of species of Citrobacter. MicrobiologyResearch Journal International. 21 ( 4 ) : 1 – 10.


Eno, E. O., Antai, S. P. and Tiku, D. R., (2017). Microbiological and Physicochemical impact of palm oil mill effluent on the surrounding soil at selected factory location within Calabar and Uyo. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 3(10): 760-773.


S. P. Antai, A.D. Asitok and D.R. Tiku.( 2017) Influence of Varying Hydrocarbonand Heavy Metal Concentrations on the Microbial Density of Agricultural SoilSamples Polluted With Crude Oil.Imperial Journal of Inter disciplinary Research. 3 (9): 1089 – 1096.


S. P. Antai, D. R. Tiku and G. E. Gladys (2018). Prevalence and antibiogram profile of Pseudomonas aeruginosaon hospital equipment and sites in selected hospitals in Calabar municipality. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, (3), 215 – 224


Udofia, U.U, Edet, U.O and Antai, S.P. (2018). Potential benefits of applying omics technology in cleaning up incessant crude oil spillages in the Niger Delta Region ofNigeria. Advances in Research,15(2); 1-8.


Philomena E E, Atim D. A, M. Ekpenyong, S, P. Antai (2018). Evaluation of the effects of nutritionaland environmental parameters on extracellular protease production byStenotrophomonas acidaminiphila strain BPE4. International Journal ofSciences, 7(2):1-12


N, Chisomaga, S. P. Antai and D, R. Tiku (2018 ). Potential of microbial uel cells for energy production. International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Research,6 (1): 33-47.


Edet, U.O, Antai, S.P, Asitok, A.D and Brooks, A.A (2018). Comparative evaluation of microbial diversity of epipellic and benthic sediments using cultural andmetagenomics techniques. Asian Journal of Environment and Ecology, 6(4); 1-13.


Philomena E E, Atim D. A, M. Ekpenyong, S, P. Antai (2018). Evaluation of the effects of nutritionaland environmental parameters on extracellular protease production byStenotrophomonas acidaminiphila strain BPE4. International Journal ofSciences, 7(2):1-12


Nwosu, C, S, P. Antai and D, R. Tiku(2018). Potentials of mixed and axenic microbial fuel cells for electricity generation. International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Research, 6(1):53-65.


Udofia, U.U, Edet, U.O and Antai, S.P. (2018). Potential benefits of applying omics technology in cleaning up incessant crude oil spillages in the Niger Delta Region ofNigeria. Advances in Research,15(2); 1-8.


Agbor, R.B. and Antai, S.P. (2018). Enhancement of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) and Wildgroundnut (Calapogonium mucunoides). International Journal of Ecology andEcosolution, 5(1); 1-7.


Agbor, R.B. and Antai, S.P. (2018). Biostimulation of microbial degradation ofcrude oil polluted soil using cow dung and plantain peels. International Journal ofEcology and Ecosolution, 5(1); 8-12


Agbor, R.B, Antai, S.P. and Nkanang, A.J. (2018). Microbial degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon in crude oil polluted soil ameliorated with agro-wastes. Global Journal of Earth and Environmental Science, 3: 1-7.


Edet, U.O, Antai, S.P, Asitok, A.D and Brooks, A.A (2018). Microbiological Examination and Physicochemical Analysis of Estuary Water Used as a Point of Source Drinking Water. International Journal of Pathogen Research, 1(1): 1-13.


C, Nwosu, S. P. Antai, D, R. Tiku (2018). Potentials of mixed and axenic microbial fuel cells for electricity generation. InternationalJournal of Electrical and Electronics Research, 6(1): 53-65.

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