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Metabolism of dibenzo-p-dioxin by Sphingomonas sp. strain RW1.
In the course of our screening for dibenzo-p-dioxin-utilizing bacteria, a Sphingomonas sp. strain was isolated from enrichment cultures inoculated with water samples from the river Elbe. The isolateExpand
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Anaerobic oxidation of short-chain hydrocarbons by marine sulphate-reducing bacteria
The short-chain hydrocarbons ethane, propane and butane are constituents of natural gas. They are usually assumed to be of thermochemical origin, but biological formation of ethane and propane hasExpand
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δD values of n-alkanes in Tibetan lake sediments and aquatic macrophytes - a surface sediment study and application to a 16 ka record from Lake Koucha.
Abstract A set of lake surface sediment samples and aquatic macrophytes from the eastern and central Tibetan Plateau and a sediment core from Koucha Lake (northeastern Tibetan Plateau) were analysedExpand
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Degradative capacities and 16S rRNA-targeted whole-cell hybridization of sulfate-reducing bacteria in an anaerobic enrichment culture utilizing alkylbenzenes from crude oil.
A mesophilic sulfate-reducing enrichment culture growing anaerobically on crude oil was used as a model system to study which nutritional types of sulfate-reducing bacteria may develop on originalExpand
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Influence of aquatic macrophytes on the stable carbon isotopic signatures of sedimentary organic matter in lakes on the Tibetan Plateau
Abstract Using a set of surface sediment samples and corresponding macrophytes from the Tibetan Plateau, we show that aquatic macrophytes strongly influence the carbon isotope values of organicExpand
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Anaerobic degradation of naphthalene and 2-methylnaphthalene by strains of marine sulfate-reducing bacteria.
The anaerobic biodegradation of naphthalene, an aromatic hydrocarbon in tar and petroleum, has been repeatedly observed in environments but scarcely in pure cultures. To further explore theExpand
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Anaerobic initial reaction of n-alkanes in a denitrifying bacterium: evidence for (1-methylpentyl)succinate as initial product and for involvement of an organic radical in n-hexane metabolism.
A novel type of denitrifying bacterium (strain HxN1) with the capacity to oxidize n-alkanes anaerobically with nitrate as the electron acceptor to CO(2) formed (1-methylpentyl)succinate (MPS) duringExpand
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Degradation of Chlorinated Dibenzofurans and Dibenzo-p-Dioxins by Sphingomonas sp. Strain RW1.
The ability of the dibenzofuran- and dibenzo-p-dioxin-mineralizing bacterium Sphingomonas sp. strain RW1 (R.-M. Wittich, H. Wilkes, V. Sinnwell, W. Francke, and P. Fortnagel, Appl. Environ.Expand
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Degradation of 1,2,4-trichloro- and 1,2,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene by pseudomonas strains.
Two Pseudomonas sp. strains, capable of growth on chlorinated benzenes as the sole source of carbon and energy, were isolated by selective enrichment from soil samples of an industrial waste deposit.Expand
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Anaerobic degradation of n-hexane in a denitrifying bacterium: Further degradation of the initial intermediate (1-methylpentyl)succinate via C-skeleton rearrangement
Abstract. The anaerobic degradation pathway of the saturated hydrocarbon n-hexane in a denitrifying strain (HxN1) was examined by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of derivatized extracts fromExpand
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