Copper sulfate-resistant bacteria isolated from Blue Soil Hills, Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

  • Alvin T. Reyes College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Jojie G. Estes College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Alfred T Reyes College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Jay L. Bermudez College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Jimbo D Atayde College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • T Aguilar John Paul College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Luigi S., Baltazar College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Michael E Calapardo College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
  • Roval L Vallada College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Abstract

The objective of this study was to isolate copper sulfate-resistant bacteria in Blue Soil Hills, Sagada, Mountain, Province, Philippines. Three distinct bacterial colonies were isolated from the soil sample. The isolates were different from one another based upon colonial characteristics and growth patterns in solid and liquid medium. All three bacteria were gram-positive and were able to grow in medium supplemented with various concentrations of copper sulfate. More luxurious growth was observed in medium with highest supplementation (333.33 ppm). The isolated bacteria could be potential bioremediation agents in soil and water heavily contaminated with copper.       


Keywords: Copper sulfate, bioremediation, Blue Soil Hills, Sagada, Mountain Province

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Author Biographies

Alvin T. Reyes, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Jojie G. Estes, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Alfred T Reyes, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Jay L. Bermudez, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Jimbo D Atayde, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

T Aguilar John Paul, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Luigi S., Baltazar, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Michael E Calapardo, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Roval L Vallada, College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

College of Fisheries-Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

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Reyes, A. T., Estes, J. G., Reyes, A. T., Bermudez, J. L., Atayde, J. D., Aguilar John Paul, T., Baltazar, L. S., Calapardo, M. E., & Vallada, R. L. (2019). Copper sulfate-resistant bacteria isolated from Blue Soil Hills, Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 478-481. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.2881