Variables affecting two electron transport system assays.

@article{Burton1986VariablesAT,
  title={Variables affecting two electron transport system assays.},
  author={G Allen Burton and Giuseppe Lanza},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={931-7}
}
Several methodological variables were critical in two commonly used electron transport activity assays. The dehydrogenase assay based on triphenyl formazan production exhibited a nonlinear relationship between formazan production (dehydrogenase activity) and sediment dilution, and linear formazan production occurred for 1 h in sediment slurries. Activity decreased with increased time of sediment storage at 4 degrees C. Extraction efficiencies of formazan from sediment varied with alcohol type… CONTINUE READING

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