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Metabolism of dibutylphthalate and phthalate by Micrococcus sp. strain 12B.
Micrococcus sp. strain 12B was isolated by enriching for growth with dibutylphthalate as the sole carbon and energy source. A pathway for the metabolism of dibutylphthalate and phthalate by… Expand
Metabolism of resorcinylic compounds by bacteria: alternative pathways for resorcinol catabolism in Pseudomonas putida.
Two strains of Pseudomonas putida isolated by enrichment cultures with orcinol as the sole source of carbon were both found to grow with resorcinol. Data are presented which show that one strain… Expand
Oxidative metabolism of phthalic acid by soil pseudomonads.
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Sucrose utilization by Zymomonas mobilis: formation of a levan.
1. Molar growth-yield coefficients of Zymomonas mobilis for glucose, fructose, glucose plus fructose, and sucrose are reported. Yield coefficients for sucrose are appreciably lower than those for the… Expand
Occurrence of Poly-β-Hydroxybutyrate in the Azotobacteriaceae
Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) from various representative strains of the genera Azotobacter, Beijerinckia, and Derxia was isolated and characterized. During growth in shake culture, with glucose as a… Expand
SOME ASPECTS OF THE ENDOGENOUS METABOLISM OF BACTERIA.
Biodegradation of the phthalates and their esters by bacteria.
- P. Keyser, B. G. Pujar, R. Eaton, D. W. Ribbons
- Biology, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 December 1976
Recent studies on the biodegradation phthalate esters in natural ecosystems, sewage, and laboratory cultures are reviewed. There is ample evidence to demonstrate that bacteria are major elements in… Expand
p-cymene pathway in Pseudomonas putida: initial reactions.
Initial reactions of the p-cymene pathway induced in Pseudomonas putida PL have been reinvestigated. Oxidation of the methyl group attached to the nucleus occurs in three steps to give p-cumic acid.… Expand
Phthalate metabolism in Pseudomonas fluorescens PHK: purification and properties of 4,5-dihydroxyphthalate decarboxylase.
Pseudomonas fluorescens PHK uses 4,5-dihydroxyphthalate as the sole carbon source for o-phthalate catabolism. This intermediate is the substrate for a decarboxylase of the pathway yielding… Expand