Evidence for the aerobic degradation of tetrachloroethylene by a bacterial isolate

@article{Deckard2005EvidenceFT,
  title={Evidence for the aerobic degradation of tetrachloroethylene by a bacterial isolate},
  author={Lindsey A. Deckard and J. Christopher Willis and Douglas B. Rivers},
  journal={Biotechnology Letters},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={1221-1224}
}
SummaryA microorganism, which utilizes tetrachloroethylene (PCE) as a sole source of metabolic carbon under aerobic conditions, has been isolated. It has been identified as aPseudomonas spp. Degradation of PCE by this bacterium was quantified by gas chromatography. 
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