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Title: Amoebae/bacteria consortia and uses for degrading wastes and contaminants

Abstract

A method is disclosed of altering trinitrotoluene. The steps include the following: providing an amoeba/bacteria consortium, particularly ATCC 40908 or a mutant which possesses all the identifying characteristics thereof; and contacting the consortium with trinitrotoluene to alter the trinitrotoluene.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc
OSTI Identifier:
238063
Patent Number(s):
5,518,919
Application Number:
PAN: 8-388,862
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 21 May 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; TNT; BIODEGRADATION; WASTE PROCESSING; MUTANTS; REMEDIAL ACTION; SARCODINA; MICROORGANISMS

Citation Formats

Tyndall, R L. Amoebae/bacteria consortia and uses for degrading wastes and contaminants. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Tyndall, R L. Amoebae/bacteria consortia and uses for degrading wastes and contaminants. United States.
Tyndall, R L. Tue . "Amoebae/bacteria consortia and uses for degrading wastes and contaminants". United States.
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