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Title: Measurements and Models for Hazardous Chemical and Mixed Wastes

Abstract

The mixture of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, halogenated solvents and radionuclides in many DOE waste materials presents a challenging problem for separating the different species and disposing of individual contaminants. One approach for dealing with mixed wastes is to genetically engineer the radiation-resistant bacterium, Deinococcus radiodurans to survive in and detoxify DOE's mixed waste streams, and to develop process parameters for treating mixed wastes with such constructed strains. The goal for this project is to develop a suite of genetic tools for Deinococcus radiodurans and to use these tools to construct and test stable strains for detoxification of haloorganics in mixed wastes.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Institute of Standards & Technology - Boulder, Boulder, Colorado (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
828599
Report Number(s):
EMSP-60155-1999
R&D Project: EMSP 60155; TRN: US200427%%525
DOE Contract Number:  
A107-97ER14838; FG07-98ER14862
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; DETOXIFICATION; ENGINEERS; GENETICS; MIXTURES; RADIOISOTOPES; SOLVENTS; STRAINS; WASTES

Citation Formats

Holcomb, Cynthia, Watts, Laurel A, and louie, Breverly. Measurements and Models for Hazardous Chemical and Mixed Wastes. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/828599.
Holcomb, Cynthia, Watts, Laurel A, & louie, Breverly. Measurements and Models for Hazardous Chemical and Mixed Wastes. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/828599
Holcomb, Cynthia, Watts, Laurel A, and louie, Breverly. Tue . "Measurements and Models for Hazardous Chemical and Mixed Wastes". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/828599. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/828599.
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author = {Holcomb, Cynthia and Watts, Laurel A and louie, Breverly},
abstractNote = {The mixture of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, halogenated solvents and radionuclides in many DOE waste materials presents a challenging problem for separating the different species and disposing of individual contaminants. One approach for dealing with mixed wastes is to genetically engineer the radiation-resistant bacterium, Deinococcus radiodurans to survive in and detoxify DOE's mixed waste streams, and to develop process parameters for treating mixed wastes with such constructed strains. The goal for this project is to develop a suite of genetic tools for Deinococcus radiodurans and to use these tools to construct and test stable strains for detoxification of haloorganics in mixed wastes.},
doi = {10.2172/828599},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/828599}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {6}
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