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Achromobacter marplatensis sp. nov., isolated from a pentachlorophenol-contaminated soil.
A polyphasic taxonomic approach was applied to the study of a Gram-negative bacterium (B2(T)) isolated from soil by selective enrichment with pentachlorophenol. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis ofExpand
Effect of pH and inoculum size on pentachlorophenol degradation by Pseudomonas sp.
Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is a toxic compound which is used as a fungicide, bactericide, herbicide and chemical intermediate. Because of its toxicity, there is a need to decontaminate the PCP-ladenExpand
Multisubstrate monod kinetic model for simultaneous degradation of chlorophenol mixtures
Chlorophenols (CPs) are persistent and highly toxic compounds rated as priority pollutants by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Frequently, these compounds are present as mixtures of CPs inExpand
Degradation of phenol and chlorophenols by mixed and pure cultures
The enrichment of mixed cultures for species capable of degrading phenol and chlorophenols, as well as the isolation of pure cultures are investigated. The cultures obtained are capable of degradingExpand
Degradation of chlorophenol mixtures in a fed-batch system by two soil bacteria
This work was undertaken to investigate the effect of variations of the feed rate on a fed-batch set-up used to degrade xenobiotics. The mixture of substrates was composed of PCP, 2,4,6 TCP andExpand
Hydrocarbon biodegradation and dynamic laser speckle for detecting chemotactic responses at low bacterial concentration.
We report on the biodegradation of pure hydrocarbons and chemotaxis towards these compounds by an isolated chlorophenol degrader, Pseudomonas strain H. The biochemical and phylogenetic analysis ofExpand
Biodegradation of phenol in static cultures by Penicillium chrysogenum ERK1: catalytic abilities and residual phytotoxicity.
A phenol-degrading fungus was isolated from crop soils. Molecular characterization (using internal transcribed spacer, translation elongation factor and beta-tubulin gene sequences) and biochemicalExpand
Penicillium chrysogenum: Phenol Degradation Abilities and Kinetic Model
Phenol is a typical contaminant of the environment generated by many industries. Several fungi had been reported to degrade phenol as the only source of carbon and energy, but many of them are notExpand
Evaluation of potato-processing wastewater treatment in a microbial fuel cell.
Wastewaters from potato-processing industries have been traditionally treated by a sequence of steps that include the production of methane as the anaerobic one. This work explores the feasibility ofExpand
Biodegradation of textile wastewater: enhancement of biodegradability via the addition of co-substrates followed by phytotoxicity analysis of the effluent.
This work reports on the biodegradation of textile wastewater by three alternative microbial treatments. A bacterial consortium, isolated from a dyeing factory, showed significant efficacy inExpand