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Title: Method for enhancing microbial utilization rates of gases using perfluorocarbons

Abstract

A method of enhancing the bacterial reduction of industrial gases using perfluorocarbons (PFCs) is disclosed. Because perfluorocarbons (PFCs) allow for a much greater solubility of gases than water does, PFCs have the potential to deliver gases in higher concentrations to microorganisms when used as an additive to microbial growth media thereby increasing the rate of the industrial gas conversion to economically viable chemicals and gases. 3 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
489095
Patent Number(s):
5637499
Application Number:
PAN: 8-544,219
Assignee:
Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 10 Jun 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; BIODEGRADATION; INDUSTRIAL WASTES; USES; OPTIMIZATION; MICROORGANISMS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; FLUORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; CHEMICAL INDUSTRY; SYNTHESIS; CHEMICAL FEEDSTOCKS; GASES

Citation Formats

Turick, C E. Method for enhancing microbial utilization rates of gases using perfluorocarbons. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Turick, C E. Method for enhancing microbial utilization rates of gases using perfluorocarbons. United States.
Turick, C E. Tue . "Method for enhancing microbial utilization rates of gases using perfluorocarbons". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method of enhancing the bacterial reduction of industrial gases using perfluorocarbons (PFCs) is disclosed. Because perfluorocarbons (PFCs) allow for a much greater solubility of gases than water does, PFCs have the potential to deliver gases in higher concentrations to microorganisms when used as an additive to microbial growth media thereby increasing the rate of the industrial gas conversion to economically viable chemicals and gases. 3 figs.},
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