Effect of rhamnolipids on degradation of anthracene by two newly isolated strains, Sphingomonas sp. 12A and Pseudomonas sp. 12B.

Anthracene is a PAH that is not readily degraded, plus its degradation mechanism is still not clear. Thus, two strains of bacteria-degrading bacteria were isolated from longterm petroleum-polluted soil and identified as Sphingomonas sp. 12A and Pseudomonas sp. 12B by a 16S rRNA sequence analysis. To further enhance the anthracene-degrading ability of the… CONTINUE READING