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

A method of altering trinitrotoluene includes the steps of: providing an amoeba/bacteria consortium, particularly ATCC 40908 or a mutant thereof possessing all the identifying characteristics thereof; and contacting the consortium with trinitrotoluene to alter the trinitrotoluene.
Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Clinton, TN)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
870425
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
Patent Number(s):
US 5518919
Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Research Org:
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENRGY SYST INC
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
amoebae; bacteria; consortia; degrading; wastes; contaminants; method; altering; trinitrotoluene; steps; providing; amoeba; consortium; particularly; atcc; 40908; mutant; possessing; identifying; characteristics; contacting; alter; identifying characteristics; bacteria consortium; /435/588/

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