Dr. Thembekile Ncube

Dr. Thembekile Ncube

Lecturer - Applied Biology & Biochemistry

Total: 0 Lesson(s)

Website: http://www.nust.ac.zw

Office: SW162

Extension: 2434

Email: thembekile.ncube@nust.ac.zw

Qualifications
MSc Microbiology (U.F.H), PhD Microbiology (UL), BSc (Hons) Applied Biology and Biochemistry (NUST)

Research
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosic materials; Cellulases and hemicellulases for breakdown of lignocellulosics ; Yeasts for bioethanol production; Bioremediation and biomining technologies.

 

Publications by Dr. Thembekile Ncube

Mangena, T. and Muyima, N. Y. O. 1999.Comparative evaluation of the antimicrobial activities of Artemisia afra, Pteronia incana and Rosmarinus officinalis on selected bacteria and yeast strains. Letters in Applied Microbiology 28: 291-96

Siwela, A. H., Matsaure, F., Ncube, T., Olonitola, O. S. and Best, G. R.  2007. A comparison of resistance in microorganisms isolated from chicken and ostrich faeces in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 1 (2) 158-164.

Ncube, T., Howard, R. L., Abotsi, E. K., Jansen van Rensburg, E. L. and Ncube, I. 2012. Jatropha carcus seed cake as a substrate for production of xylanase and cellulase by Aspergillus niger FGSCA 733 in solid state fermentation. Industrial Crops and Products 37: 118-123

Sibanda, T, Ncube, T. and Ngoromani, N. 2015. Rheological Properties and Bread Making Quality of White Grain Sorghum-Wheat Flour Composites. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Engineering, 5(4): 176-182

T. Ncube, N. P. Moyo and T. Sibanda. 2015. Production of cellulase by solid state fermentation of brewery spent grains using Aspergillus niger FGSC A733.  Zimbabwe Journal of Science & Technology 10: 119-127