Determination of the carbon-bound electron composition of microbial cells and metabolites by dichromate oxidation.

@article{Harris1979DeterminationOT,
  title={Determination of the carbon-bound electron composition of microbial cells and metabolites by dichromate oxidation.},
  author={R. F. Harris and S. S. Adams},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1979},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          237-43
        }
}
  • R. F. Harris, S. S. Adams
  • Published 1979
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • The applicability of the silver sulfate-acid dichromate oxidation (chemical oxygen demand) method for determining the carbon-bound electron compositions of microbial cells, substrates, and metabolic by-products was evaluated. An approach for approximating the carbon-bound electron composition of microbial cells from CHN data is also presented. Ten aliphatic and aromatic carboxylic acids, 17 amino acids, and 8 sugars generally gave 96 to 101% (mainly >/=98%) recovery with 0.0625 N dichromate… CONTINUE READING
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