A novel catabolic activity of Pseudomonas veronii in biotransformation of pentachlorophenol

@article{Nam2003ANC,
  title={A novel catabolic activity of Pseudomonas veronii in biotransformation of pentachlorophenol},
  author={In-Hyun Nam and Y.-S. Chang and Hyo-Bong Hong and Y.-E. Lee},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2003},
  volume={62},
  pages={284-290}
}
Pseudomonas veronii PH-05, a bacterial strain capable of transforming pentachlorophenol (PCP) to a metabolic intermediate, was isolated by selective enrichment of soil samples from a timber storage yard. Strain PH-05 was shown to be able to grow using PCP as the sole source of carbon and energy. GC-MS analysis showed that the metabolic intermediate was tetrachlorocatechol, which inhibited the growth of this strain. The formation of tetrachlorocatechol during biotransformation was monitored, and… Expand
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