Screening of environmental samples for bacteria producing 1,3-propanediol from glycerol.

@article{Dbrowski2012ScreeningOE,
  title={Screening of environmental samples for bacteria producing 1,3-propanediol from glycerol.},
  author={Sławomir Dąbrowski and Ewa Zabłotna and Dorota Pietrewicz-Kubicz and Anna Długołęcka},
  journal={Acta biochimica Polonica},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={353-6}
}
Twenty nine environmental samples were screened for the presence of anaerobic microorganisms fermenting glycerol with 1,3-propanediol as a final product. Seven samples were then selected for the next step of our research and eight bacteria strains were cultured anaerobically. Seven of them produced 1,3-propanediol with a yield of 0.47-0.58. Six of the the isolated microorganisms were then classified as Clostridium butyricum (four strains), C. lituseburense (one strain), and C. sartagoforme (one… CONTINUE READING

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