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Title: Clay enhancement of methane, low molecular weight hydrocarbon and halocarbon conversion by methanotrophic bacteria

Abstract

An apparatus and method for increasing the rate of oxidation of toxic vapors by methanotrophic bacteria. The toxic vapors of interest are methane and trichloroethylene. The apparatus includes a gas phase bioreactor within a closed loop pumping system or a single pass system. The methanotrophic bacteria include Methylomonas methanica, Methylosinus trichosporium, and uncharacterized environmental enrichments.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176667
Patent Number(s):
H001430
Assignee:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Apel, William A., and Dugan, Patrick R. Clay enhancement of methane, low molecular weight hydrocarbon and halocarbon conversion by methanotrophic bacteria. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Apel, William A., & Dugan, Patrick R. Clay enhancement of methane, low molecular weight hydrocarbon and halocarbon conversion by methanotrophic bacteria. United States.
Apel, William A., and Dugan, Patrick R. Tue . "Clay enhancement of methane, low molecular weight hydrocarbon and halocarbon conversion by methanotrophic bacteria". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176667.
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title = {Clay enhancement of methane, low molecular weight hydrocarbon and halocarbon conversion by methanotrophic bacteria},
author = {Apel, William A. and Dugan, Patrick R.},
abstractNote = {An apparatus and method for increasing the rate of oxidation of toxic vapors by methanotrophic bacteria. The toxic vapors of interest are methane and trichloroethylene. The apparatus includes a gas phase bioreactor within a closed loop pumping system or a single pass system. The methanotrophic bacteria include Methylomonas methanica, Methylosinus trichosporium, and uncharacterized environmental enrichments.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {4}
}

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