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Degradation of naphthalene by bacterial cultures

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Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Banat, IM, Marchant, R and Singh, D (1998) Degradation of naphthalene by bacterial cultures. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 24 (5-6). pp. 671-677. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Two bacterial cultures capable of degrading naphthalene and containing high naphthalene-dioxygenase enzyme specific activity were isolated. Preliminary investigations suggest that this enzyme is induced, needs oxygen, and possesses a narrow range of conditions for optimum performance. These bacteria have potential fbr use in developing biosensor system through immobilization on suitable support. The use of such systems in the detection of naphthalene in wastewater and for pollution monitoring is discussed. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Infection and Immunity/Microbiology
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
ID Code:5532
Deposited By:Dr Poonam Singh - Nee Nigam
Deposited On:21 Dec 2009 11:12
Last Modified:16 May 2012 12:40

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