Toxin-eating bacteria and bioremediation
Methods are provided for reducing a level of one or more antibiotics from an antibiotic-contaminated substance. An organism that can utilize the one or more antibiotics as a carbon source is cultured in the presence of the antibiotic-contaminated substance for a sufficient amount of time to reduce the level of one or more antibiotics from the antibiotic-contaminated substance.
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- President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA) DOEEE
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- Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, USA
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- United States
- 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES
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journal, October 2007
- D’Costa, Vanessa M.; Griffiths, Emma; Wright, Gerard D.
- Current Opinion in Microbiology, Vol. 10, Issue 5, p. 481-489
Molecular Mechanisms of Antibacterial Multidrug Resistance
journal, March 2007
- Alekshun, Michael N.; Levy, Stuart B.
- Cell, Vol. 128, Issue 6, p. 1037-1050
Greengenes, a Chimera-Checked 16S rRNA Gene Database and Workbench Compatible with ARB
journal, July 2006
- DeSantis, T. Z.; Hugenholtz, P.; Larsen, N.
- Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 72, Issue 7, p. 5069-5072
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