Sani A.

Sani, A.
Status: Reader

Department: Microbiology


His Publications are:
  1. Sani1, A. (1991), "Effect of carbon Sources on the Growth and Carbon Dioxide Fixation by Rhodopseudomonas Blastica", Journal of Science, 28: pp369 - 374.
  2. Sani*, A. and Dijkiiuizen. (1992), "Regulation of Ribulose-Bisphosphate Carboxylasr Activity and Synthesis in Rhodopseudomonas Blatica Grown in Continuous Culture", Journal of Botany, 5: pp 27 - 34.
  3. Sani, Alhassan., Francis A. Awe* and Joseph A. Akinyanju. (1992), "Amylase synthesis in Aspergillus Flavus and Aspergillus niger grown on cassava peel", Journal of industrial Microbiology, 10: pp 55 - 59.
  4. Etejere*, E.O., M.O. Fawole and A.Sani. (1982), "Studies on the Seed Germination of Parkia clapertoniana1", Journal of Turrialba, 12(2): pp 181 -185.
  5. Atata, R.F.1*, Ibrahim, Y.K.E.2 Akanbi, A.A..3, Abdul, I.F.4, Sani,A.1, and Ahmed, R.N.1 (2007), "Microbiological quality of some brands of intravenous fluids produced in Nigeria", Journal of Biotechnology, 6(9): pp 2197 - 2200.
  6. Banso1, A. and A.Sani2 (2003), "Antibacterial effect of leaf extract of Ricinus communis", Journal of African Scientist, 4(3): pp 129 - 133
  7. Uguru*, G.C., J.A. Akinyanju+ and A.Sani (1997), "The uses of yam peel for growth of locally isolated Aspergillus niger and amylase production", Journal of Enzyme Micob. Technol., 21: pp 48 - 51.
  8. Uguru, G.C., J.A. Akinyanju1 and A.Sani1 (1997), "The use of sorghum for thermostable amylase production from Thermoactinomyces thalpophilus", Journal of Applied Microbiology, 25: pp 13 - 16.
  9. Uguru1*, GC, DA Robb1, JA Akinyanju2 and A Sani2 (1997), "Purification, charaterisation and mutagenic enhancement of a thermoactive α-amylase from Bacillus subtilis", Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, 19: pp 273 - 27
  10. Atata*, Razaq F., Alhassan Sani and Stella M. Ajewole (2003), "Effectof Stem Bark Extracts of Enantia choloranta on Some Clinical isolates", Journal of Biokemistry, 15(2): pp 84 - 92.
  11. Etejere, E.O., Fawole, M.O. and Sani, A. (1982). "Studies on the seed   germination of Parkia clapertoniana." Turrialba. 3 (2) 181 – 185.
  12. Sani, A. and Dijkhuzein.L. (1992) "Regulation ribulose-bisphosphate.carboxylase activity and synthesis in Rhodopseudomonas blastica grown in continuous culture" Nigeria Journal of Botany 5, 27 – 34 Published by Botanical Society of Nigeria.  
  13. Sani, A., Awe, F. A. and Akinyanju, A. J. (1992). "Amylase synthesis in Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger grown on cassava peel " Journal of Industrial Microbiology 10, 55-59. Published by Elsevier For Society for Industrial Microbiology. U.S.A. 
  14. Sani, A. and Dow, C.S (1993). A single step purification procedure for the isolation of CO2 fixing enzyme from photosynthetic bacteria. Nigeria  Journal of Science 27, 15 – 19. Published by the Science Association of Nigeria.
  15. Sani, A. (1994). "Effect of carbon sources on the growth and carbondioxide fixation by Rhodopseudomonas blastica" Nigeria Journal ofScience. 28, 369 – 371. Published by the Science Association of Nigeria.
  16. Sani, A. and Dow, C.S. (1997). "Synthesis of two different molecular forms of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase in Rhodopseudomonas blastica grow in batch culture. "World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology  14, 1 – 4. Rapid Science Publishers   U.K.
  17. Uguru, G.C., Akinyanju, J.A. and Sani, A (1997). "The use of yam .peel for growth of locally isolated Aspergillus" Niger and amylase production Enzyme and Microbial Technology 21, 48 – 51.                 Published by Elsevier, Science Inc. U.S.A.
  18. Uguru, G.C, Akinyanju, J.A. and Sani, A. (1997). "The use of sorghum for thermostable amylase production from Thermoactinomyces thealpohilus."  Letters in Applied Microbiology 25, 13- 16. Published by the Society for Applied Biotechnology, U.K.
  19. Uguru, G.C, Robb, D.A., Akinyanju, J.A and Sani, A. (1997). "Purification, characterization and mutagenic enhancement of a  thermoactive & - amylase from Bacillus  subtilis. "  Journal of Industrial  Microbiology and Biotechnology 19, 273 – 279. Published   Published by Elsevier, Science Inc. U.S.A..
  20. Atata, R.F, Sani, A, and Ajewole, S.M. (2003) "Effect of stem bark  extracts of Enantia chloranta  on some clinical isolates." BIOKEMISTRI 15 (2) , 84 – 92..Published by Nigerian Society for Experimental Science.
  21. Banso, A. and Sani, A. (2003). "Antibacterial effect of leaf extract of Ricinus communis." African Scientist 4 (3) 129 – 13. Available at http://
  22.  Atata, R.F and Sani, A. (2005). "Microbiological studies on the antibiotic resistant in pathogenic bacteria isolated from tap water in Ilorin metropolis Centrepoint. "(Science Edition) ii (1), 90 – 96. Published by University of Ilorin
  23. Atata, R.F, Ibrahim Y.K.E, Akanbi II, A.A., Oloruntola, P.F. and Sani, A. (2006). "Prevalence of nosocomial infections in a tertiary health care  institutions in Nigeria" (200 - 2002) retrospective study. Journal of Applied and Environmental Science 2 (2), 212 – 215. Available at http://www. Japenva. 4T, cpm.
  24. Atata, R.F, Ibrahim Y.K.E, Akanbi II, A.A., Abdull, I. F., Sani. A. , and Ahmed, R. N    (2007)."Microbiological quality of some brands of intravenous fluids produced in Nigeria. "African Journal of Biotechnology 6 (19), 2197-2200. Available at http://www.   
  25. Eniola, K.I.T, Sani, A., Lawal, K.A, Awe, S., Omojasola, P.F, Ahmed,   R.N and Omogbadegun, I.T. (2007). "Antibacterial activity of herbal drug   (Omega Roots) against some pathogenic bacteria. "Nigeria Journal of Pure and Applied Science 22, 2054 – 2058. Published by Faculty of  Science, University of Ilorin.
  26. Kayode, R.M.O. and Sani, A. (2008). "Physicochemical and proximate    composition of mango (Mangifera indica) kernel cake fermented with   mono – culture of fungal isolated obtained from naturally decomposed mango kernel." Life Science Journal 5, (4),   Available at http://lsj. Zzu Ed. Cm.
  27. Abalaka, M.E and Sani, A. (2009). "The antimicrobial broad spectrum efficacy of Khaya senegalensis (African mahogang)" Journal of   Research in Bioscience, (3) 68-74. Available at
  28. Ahmed, R.N., Sani, A. and Iguungbenu, O.O (2009). "Antifungal    proliles  of extracts of Vitellaria  paradoxon (Shea - Butter) Bark."  Ethnobotanical Leaflets13, 679 – 688. Published in Illinoss U.S.A. Available at http / www. Ethnolieafiets. Wm / leaflets / ahmedsig. htm  Aceptal 
  29. Awe,S., Sani, A. and Ojo, F.T.(2009). "Microbiological quality of some selected  Spices."Nigerian Journal of Microbiology 23 (1), 1872-1877. Published by Nigerian Society for Microbiology
  30. Effiong, B..N, and Sani, A. (2009). "Effect of duckweed meal on the rate of mold infestation in stored pelleted fish feed." Journal of American Science 5. (11) 29 -34. Marsland Press,U.S.A Available at hhtp// www. Americansceince. Org / journal/ an – sci / 0501/.
  31. Effiong, B..N., Sani, A. and Sogbesan, O.A. (2009) "Comparative   studies   on the binding potential and water stability of duck weed  meal, corn starch and cassava starch." New York Science Journal, 2 (4) 50 – 57. published by Marsland Press, U.S.A. Available at http //  www. Sciencepub. Net / newyork / 0204/.
  32. Effiong, B.N., Sani, A. and Fakunle, I.O (2009). "Effect of partial replacement of fishmeal with duckweed (Lemna puncisconstata on the growth performance of Hetrobrandus  hungifilis fingerlins. "Report and Opinion  1, (3), 76 –81. Published by Marsland press, U.S.A. Available at http // www. Sciencepub.    / 0103 / report.
  33. Awe, S., Eniola, K. I T., Ojo, F. T. and Sani, A. (2010). "Bacteriological quality of   some Nigerian currencies in circulation." African Journal of Microbiology Research. 4(2), 2231-2234. Available online
  34. Banso, A., Fawole, M.O and Sani, A. (2010). "Effect of ethanolic    extracts of two species of Acalypha on the growth and sporulation of some dermatophytes" Nigeria Journal of Pure and Applied Science 23, 2144-2148. Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin. 
  35. Kayode, R.M.O. and Sani, A. (2010) "Mineral composition and and   amino acid profile of mono-culture fungal fermented mango  (Mangifera indicaa ) kernel cake. "Journal of Agricultural Science. 2( 3) 69-75. Published by Canadian Centre of Science and Education Availableat http //
  36. Kayode, R. M. O., Sani. A. and  Kolawole, L. F. (2010). "Physico-chemical   analysis and nutrient retention of mixed-culture fungal fermented mango (Manggife Indica) kernel cake in cockerels." African Journal of Biotechnology 9(36) 5887-5892.
  37. Awe. S., Sani. A. and Tunde Olayinka, E (2011). "Haematological Studies of    rats fed with some locally produced fruit wines." Bioresearch Bulletin. 4: 217-   222. Bioindica Press..Available  at
  38. Ibrahim, A. D., Musa, K., Sani, A., Aliero, A. and Yussuf, B. S.(2011).  "Microorganisms Associated with the production of volatile compounds in spoilt tomatoes" Research in Biotechnology 2(2), 82-89. Research India Publications Available online at
  39. Ibrahim, A. D., Sani, A., Manga, S. B., Alieru, A. A., Joseph, R. U., Yakubu, .E. and  Ibafidun, H. (2011). "Microorganisms Associated with Volatile Metabolites   Production in Soft Rot Disease of Sweet Pepper Fruits (Tattase)." International Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry 7(6), 25-35. Research India Publications Available online at
  40. Ibrahim, A. D., Saulawa Aisha, I., Sani, A., Sahabi, M. D., Shikafi Saadatu A.,  Alieru, A. A. and Auwal G’ (2011). "Bio utilization of Adasonia digitata fruit pulp by Bacillus species for amylase production. "International Journal of Plant,  Animal and Environmental Science 1 (1), 35-40
  41. Ibrahim, A. D., Hussaini, H., Sani,A., Aliero, A. A. and Yakubu, S. E. (2011).  "Volatile metabolites profiling in discriminate diseases of tomato fruits inoculated with three toxigenic fungal pathogens. "Research in Biotechnology 2(3) 14-22 Available online at
  42. Ibrahim, A. D., Abubakar, A. ., Aliero, A. A.  Sani, A,  and Yakubu, S. E. (2011).  "Volatile metabolites profiling in discriminate diseases of tomato fruits inoculated with some bacterial pathogens." Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences 1 (5) 79-84. Available online at
  43. Saliu, B. K., Usman, L. A., Sani, A., Muhammad, N. O. and Akolade, J. O. (2011).   "Chemical Composition and Antibacterial (Oral Isolates) Activity of leaf  Essential Oil of Ocimum gratissiumum "L. in North Central Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research 3(3), 22-28 Available online at


   44.    Awe, S., Sani. A., Eniola, K. I T., and  Kayode, R M. O (2010) Toxicological  Assessment  of locally  produced cashew wine. International Journal of Research   and  Review in Applied Sciences. (Accepted)