Application of microbial fuel cells in the degradation of 2,4,5,6-tetrachloroisophthalonitrile (chlorothalonil)

  title={Application of microbial fuel cells in the degradation of 2,4,5,6-tetrachloroisophthalonitrile (chlorothalonil)},
  author={John M. Z. Kamau and Damaris Mbui and Joseph M. Mwaniki and Francis B. Mwaura},
  journal={Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology Discovery},
  • J. Kamau, D. Mbui, F. Mwaura
  • Published 30 April 2019
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology Discovery
Pesticide’s persistence in the environment due to the relatively slow degradation mechanism leads to their bio-accumulation which in turn has adverse impacts on human health. Bio-remediation involves utilization of microbes from nature to the breakdown of organic molecules. The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential of microbes in degrading chlorothalonil. Aerobic-anaerobic combined conditions in an H-shaped double chamber microbial fuel cell (MFC) were employed for the breakdown… 

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