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Hexavalent chromium reduction by Acinetobacter haemolyticus isolated from heavy-metal contaminated wastewater.
Possible application of a locally isolated environmental isolate, Acinetobacter haemolyticus to remediate Cr(VI) contamination in water system was demonstrated. Cr(VI) reduction by A. haemolyticusExpand
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Bacterial pigments and their applications
Natural pigments sourced from ores, insects, plants and animals were the colorants used since prehistoric period. Synthetic dyes which took the place of natural pigments in the middle of 19th centuryExpand
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Chromium(VI) resistance and removal by Acinetobacter haemolyticus
The present work highlighted the studies on Cr(VI) reduction by cells of Acinetobacter haemolyticus (A. haemolyticus). The strain tolerated 90 mg Cr(VI) l−1 in LB broth compared to only 30 mg Cr(VI)Expand
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Pilot-scale removal of chromium from industrial wastewater using the ChromeBac system.
The enzymatic reduction of Cr(VI) to Cr(III) by Cr(VI) resistant bacteria followed by chemical precipitation constitutes the ChromeBac system. Acinetobacter haemolyticus was immobilized onto carrierExpand
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Chromium(VI) removal from aqueous solution by untreated rubber wood sawdust
Abstract The ability of untreated local rubber wood sawdust (RWS) to remove Cr(VI) was carried out under a bench-scale shaking condition by varying parameters such as initial Cr(VI) concentrations,Expand
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Application of Bacterial Pigments as Colorant
In the last decade, investigations about possible use of natural dyes in textile dyeing processes have been carried out by various research groups. Various kind of natural dyes (e.g. HibiscusExpand
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Microencapsulation of flexirubin-type pigment by spray drying: Characterization and antioxidant activity
In this work we directed our inquiries to develop a stable flexirubin powder and to evaluate its properties and antioxidant activity. Flexirubin powders were produced by spray drying using two typesExpand
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Brown sugar as a low-cost medium for the production of prodigiosin by locally isolated Serratia marcescens UTM1
Interest in bacterial pigments such as prodigiosin is growing among researchers due to their antibacterial, antifungal, antiproliferative and immunosuppressive properties. However, commercialExpand
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Chryseobacterium artocarpi sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere soil of Artocarpus integer.
A bacterial strain, designated UTM-3(T), isolated from the rhizosphere soil of Artocarpus integer (cempedak) in Malaysia was studied to determine its taxonomic position. Cells wereExpand
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Production and Characterization of Violacein by Locally Isolated Chromobacterium violaceum Grown in Agricultural Wastes
The present work highlighted the production of violacein by the locally isolated Chromobacterium violaceum (GenBank accession no. HM132057) in various agricultural waste materials (sugarcane bagasse,Expand
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