Isolation of an aerobic vinyl chloride oxidizer from anaerobic groundwater

Abstract

Vinyl chloride (VC) is a known human carcinogen and common groundwater contaminant. Reductive dechlorination of VC to non-toxic ethene under anaerobic conditions has been demonstrated at numerous hazardous waste sites. However, VC disappearance without stoichiometric production of ethene has also been observed at some sites and in microcosms. In this study… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10532-014-9708-z

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