About the Authors

Isaac Dennis Amoah

amoahkid@gmail.com

Affiliations Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Amina Abubakari

Affiliation Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Thor Axel Stenström

Affiliation Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa

Robert Clement Abaidoo

Affiliation Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Razak Seidu

Affiliation Department of Civil Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Ålesund, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IDA RS AA RCA TAS. Performed the experiments: IDA AA. Analyzed the data: IDA RS TAS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RS. Wrote the paper: IDA RS AA RCA TAS.