Isolation of mesotrione-degrading bacteria from aquatic environments in Brazil.

@article{Pileggi2012IsolationOM,
  title={Isolation of mesotrione-degrading bacteria from aquatic environments in Brazil.},
  author={Marcos Pileggi and S{\^o}nia Alvim Veiga Pileggi and Luiz Ricardo Olchanheski and Paulo Augusto Garbugio da Silva and Ana M Munoz Gonzalez and Willian C Koskinen and Brian C. Barber and Michael J. Sadowsky},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 11},
  pages={1127-32}
}
Mesotrione is a benzoylcyclohexane-1,3-dione herbicide that inhibits 4-hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase in target plants. Although it has been used since 2000, only a limited number of degrading microorganisms have been reported. Mesotrione-degrading bacteria were selected among strains isolated from Brazilian aquatic environments, located near corn fields treated with this herbicide. Pantoea ananatis was found to rapidly and completely degrade mesotrione. Mesotrione did not serve as a sole C… CONTINUE READING

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