2006 to present


Publications: 2006 to present.

CG Whiteley, Y Govender, T Riddin, M Rai.

Enzymatic synthesis of platinum nanoparticles: Prokaryote and eukaryote systems. In: Metal Nanoparticles in Microbiology, Eds: M Rai, N Duran, G Southam (Editors). Springer-Verlagh, New York. [ISBN:978-3-642-18311-9]; pp 103-134; 2011


CG Whiteley

Enzyme Inhibitors

Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Concise, 5th Edition; 829-832;

[ISBN 978-0-470-04748-4], 2007


CG Whiteley, D-J Lee

Enzymology of Sludge-Floc Degradation using Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy:

An Enzyme – Floc Model.

Focus on Biotechnology Research, Ch 7, pp 213-233. ed Edwin C Hearns; Nova Publishers USA. [ISBN: 1-59454-863-3]; 2006



Enzyme Inhibitors : A Review

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopaedia of Chemical Technology (March 2004)

DOI: 10,1002/0471238961.0514262513211903.a01.pub2 http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/kirk/articles/enzymusc.a01/frame.html



D Lan, S Hou, N Yang, C Whiteley, B Yang, Y Wang

Optimal production and biochemical properties of a lipase from Candida albicans

Accepted: 2011: Int J Mol Sci: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics


E. Padayachee CG Whiteley

Spectrofluorimetric analysis for the interaction of amyloid peptides with neuronal nitric oxide synthase: Implications in Alzheimers disease.

Accepted, 2011: Biochem Biophys Acta  doi:10.1016/j.bbagen.2011.09.002


YH Wang, P Ou-Yang, B Yang, CF Jing, CG Whiteley, AL Xu, L Xue

A novel neurotoxin from Anthopleura sp (sea anemone): Production and biological activity against chronic congestive heart failure in rabbits.

Submitted: Appl Biochem Biotech, 2011

F Oyatsi, CG Whiteley

Interaction of superoxide dismutase with the glycine zipper regions of β-amyloid peptides: Is there an implication towards Alzheimer’s disease and oxidative stress?

Submitted: Neuropeptides, 2011


A Sennuga, J. van Marwijk, A. Boshoff, CG Whiteley

Enhanced activity of chaperonin GroEL in the presence of platinum nanoparticles. 

Submitted: J Nanopart Res, 2011


A Sennuga, J van Marwijk, CG Whiteley

Ferroxidase activity of apoferritin is increased in the presence of platinum nanoparticles. 

Submitted: Nanotechnology, 2011


A Burger, CG Whiteley, A Boshoff

Current perspectives of the Escherichia coli RNA degradosome.

Biotech Letters [2011] doi: 10.1007/s10529-011-0713-6


E. Padayachee CG Whiteley

Arginine metabolising enzymes as therapeutic tools for Alzheimers disease: Nitric oxide synthase catalyses fibrillogenesis of β-amyloid peptides

Enz Inhib Med Chem, 2011, [DOI: 10.3109/14756366.2011.590805]


AO Adebiyi, CA Togo CA, T Mutanda, C Slatter, CG Whiteley

Decolourisation and degradation of reactive blue 2 by sulphate reducing bacteria (SRB) and zero valent iron in a biosulphidogenic reactor

Afr J Biotech 10(4), 584-588, 2011


Duu-Jong Lee*, Yu-You Chen, Kuan-Yeow Show, Chris G Whiteley, Joo-Hwa Tay

Advances in aerobic granule formation and granule stability in the course of storage and reactor operation

Biotechnology Advances, 28, 919-934, 2010


T Riddin, M Gericke, CG Whiteley

Biological synthesis of platinum nanoparticles: Effect of initial metal concentration.

Enz Microbial Technol 46, 501-505, 2010.


P Mohlake, CG Whiteley

Arginine metabolising enzymes as therapeutic tools for Alzheimers disease: Peptidyl arginine deiminase catalyses fibrillogenesis of β-amyloid peptides

Molecular Neurobiology 41(2/3), 149-158, 2010


A Gade, A Ingle, CG Whiteley, M. Rai

Mycogenic Metal Nanoparticles: Progress and Applications

Biotechnol Lett; 32(5), 593-600, 2010


Wang Y, Xu X, Wen, Z, Li W, Yang B, Whiteley C.

Isolation, purification and properties of a novel small heat shock protein from the hyperthermophile Sulfolobus solfataricus

Appl Biochem Biotech. 162, 476-485, 2010


Y.Govender, T Riddin, M.Gericke, C.G.Whiteley

On the enzymatic formation of platinum nanoparticles

J Nanoparticle Research; 12, 261-271, 2010


SS Adav, J Chun-Te Lin, Z Yang, CG Whiteley, D-J Lee, XF Peng

Stereological assessment of extracellular polymeric substances, exo-enzymes, and specific bacterial strains in bioaggregates using fluorescence experiments

Biotechnology Advances, 28, 255-280, 2010


TL Riddin, Y Govender, M Gericke, CG Whiteley

Two different hydrogenase enzymes from sulphate reducing bacteria are responsible for the bioreductive mechanism of platinum into nanoparticles

Enz Microbial Technol, 45, 267-273, 2009


QY Deng, B Yang, JF Wang, CG Whiteley, XN Wang

Biological synthesis of platinum nanoparticles with Apoferritin

Biotechnology Letters; 31, 1505-1509, 2009


T. Mutanda, B. Wilhelmi, CG Whiteley

Controlled production of fructose by an exoinulinase from Aspergillus ficuum

Appl Biochem Biotech, 159, 65-77, 2009


Y.Govender, T Riddin, M.Gericke, CG.Whiteley

Bioreduction of platinum salt into nanoparticles: A mechanistic perspective

Biotechnology Letters, 31(1), 95-100, 2009


W Li, B Yang, Y Wang, D Wei, C Whiteley, X Wang.

Molecular modeling of substrate selectivity of Candida antarctica lipase B and Candida rugosa lipase towards c9, t11- and t10, c12- conjugated linoleic acid

J Mol Catal: Enzymatic, 57, 299-303, 2009


A.Nemukula, T.Mutanda, B.S. Wilhelmi, C.G.Whiteley

Response surface methodology: Synthesis of short chain fructooligosaccharides with a fructosyltransferase from Aspergillus acualatus

Bioresource Technology, 100(6), 2040-2045, 2009.


W Li, B Yang, S Liang, Y Wang, C Whiteley Y Cao, X Wang

BLogo: A tool for visualization of bias in biological sequences

Bioinformatics 24, 2254-2255, 2008


T Mutanda, B Wilhelmi, CG Whiteley

Response Surface Methodology: Synthesis of inulooligosaccharides with an endoinulinase from Aspergillus niger

Enz Microb Technol43(4-5), 362-368, 2008. 


KJ Rashamuse, CCZ Mutambanengwe, CG Whiteley

Enzymatic recovery of Platinum (IV) from industrial wastewater using a Biosulphidogenic hydrogenase

Afr J Biotech 7(8), 1087 – 1095, 2008


CA Togo, CCZ Mutambanengwe, CG Whiteley

Decolourisation and degradation of textile dyes using sulphate reducing bacteria (SRB) – biodigester microflora co-culture

Afr J Biotech, 7(2), 114-121, 2008


KJ Rashamuse, CG Whiteley

Bioreduction of Pt(IV) from aqueous solution using sulphate reducing bacteria.

Appl Micro Biotech., 75 (6), 1429-1435, 2007.


C.Simpson, J.Jordaan, NS Gardiner, CG Whiteley

Isolation, purification and characterization of a novel glucose oxidase from Penicillium canescens (Tt42).

J Prot Exp & Purif. 51(2), 260-266, 2007


O.O.Oyekola, N.Ngesi, CG Whiteley

Isolation, purification and characterization of an endoglucanase and β-glucosidase from an anaerobic sulphidogenic bioreactor.

Enz. Microbial. Tech. 40 (8), 637-644; 2007


CA Louw, A.Gordon, N.Johnston, C. Mollatt, G.Bradley, CG Whiteley,

Arginine deiminases: Therapeutic tools in the etiology and pathogenesis of Alzheimers disease

J Enzyme Inhibition & Med Chem.  22(1), 121-126, 2007


CCZ Mutambanengwe, CA Togo, CG Whiteley

Decolourisation and degradation of textile dyes with biosulphidogenic hydrogenases

Biotechnol Progr., 23(5), 1095 – 1100, 2007


N. Ngwenya, CG Whiteley

Recovery of rhodium (III) from solutions and industrial wastewaters by a sulphate reducing bacterial consortium.

Biotechnol Progr. 22(6), 1604-1611, 2006


TL Riddin, M. Gericke, CG Whiteley

Analysis of the inter- and extracellular formation of platinum nanoparticles by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp lycopersici using response surface methodology

Nanotechnology 17, 3482-3489, 2006


CG Whiteley, D-J Lee.

Enzyme Technology and Biological Remediation: A Review

Enz. .Microbial. Tech. 38, (3-4), 291-316, 2006.


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