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Title: Microbial cleavage of organic C-S bonds

Abstract

A microbial process for selective cleavage of organic C--S bonds which may be used for reducing the sulfur content of sulfur-containing organic carbonaceous materials, Microorganisms of Rhodococcus rhodochrous and Bacillus sphaericus have been found which have the ability of selective cleavage of organic C--S bonds. Particularly preferred microorganisms are Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain ATCC 53968 and Bacillus sphaericus strain ATCC 53969 and their derivatives.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Woodstock, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
869575
Patent Number(s):
5358869
Assignee:
Institute of Gas Technology (Chicago, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12R - PROCESSES USING MICROORGANISMS
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10G - CRACKING HYDROCARBON OILS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC22-85PC81201
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
microbial; cleavage; organic; c-s; bonds; process; selective; reducing; sulfur; content; sulfur-containing; carbonaceous; materials; microorganisms; rhodococcus; rhodochrous; bacillus; sphaericus; found; ability; particularly; preferred; strain; atcc; 53968; 53969; derivatives; organic carbon; particularly preferred; organic carbonaceous; c-s bonds; selective cleavage; bacillus sphaericus; containing organic; sulfur content; carbonaceous materials; carbonaceous material; sphaericus strain; rhodococcus rhodochrous; strain atcc; organic c-s; rhodochrous strain; microbial process; strain atc; /435/44/

Citation Formats

Kilbane, II, John J. Microbial cleavage of organic C-S bonds. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Kilbane, II, John J. Microbial cleavage of organic C-S bonds. United States.
Kilbane, II, John J. Sat . "Microbial cleavage of organic C-S bonds". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869575.
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