Tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, and chlorinated phenols induce toluene-o-xylene monooxygenase activity in Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1

@article{Ryoo2001TetrachloroethyleneTA,
  title={Tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, and chlorinated phenols induce toluene-o-xylene monooxygenase activity in Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1},
  author={Doohyun Ryoo and Hojae Shim and Fabio L. G. Arenghi and Paola Barbieri and Thomas M Wood},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2001},
  volume={56},
  pages={545-549}
}
  • D. Ryoo, H. Shim, T. Wood
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Chemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Abstract.Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1 naphthalene-oxidation activity is induced 3.0-fold by tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and 3.1-fold by trichloroethylene (TCE) at 100 µM. With the mutant P. stutzeri M1, which does not express toluene-o-xylene monooxygenase (ToMO, product of the tou operon), no naphthalene-oxidation activity induction by PCE and TCE was found; hence, PCE and TCE induce ToMO of P. stutzeri OX1. The chlorinated phenols 2-, 3-, and 4-chlorophenol induced ToMO expression 0.58-, 0.23- and… 
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