Effects of low concentrations of bisulfite-sulfite and nitrite on microorganisms.

@article{Wodzinski1978EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of low concentrations of bisulfite-sulfite and nitrite on microorganisms.},
  author={R S Wodzinski and David P. Labeda and Martin Alexander},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1978},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={718-23}
}
A wide range of microorganisms was tested to determine their sensitivity to low concentrations of bisulfite-sulfite and nitrite, solubility products of SO2 and NO2, respectively. Photosynthesis by blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) was more strongly inhibited by 0.1 mM bisulfite-sulfite and 1 mM nitrite at pH 6.0 than photosynthesis by eucaryotic algae and respiration of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. At pH 7.7, blue-green algae were still more sensitive to bisulfite-sulfite and nitrite than… CONTINUE READING
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