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Bioremediation and decolorization of anaerobically digested distillery spent wash

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Kumar, V, Wati, L, FitzGibbon, F, Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Banat, IM, Singh, D and Marchant, R (1997) Bioremediation and decolorization of anaerobically digested distillery spent wash. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 19 (4). pp. 311-313. [Journal article]

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Abstract

A facultative anaerobic pure bacterial culture L-2 capable of growth on 12.5% (v/v) diluted digested spent wash supplemented with glucose (10 g/l) was isolated from an Indian distillery. It achieved 31% decolorization and 57% COD reduction after 7 days' incubation. The advantages of using such a culture for digested spent wash bioremediation are apparent in providing a realistic approach for decreasing its pollution potential prior to disposal.

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:5545
Deposited By:Dr Poonam Singh - Nee Nigam
Deposited On:21 Dec 2009 11:23
Last Modified:16 May 2012 12:45

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