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Title: Encapsulation method for maintaining biodecontamination activity

Abstract

A method for maintaining the viability and subsequent activity of microorganisms utilized in a variety of environments to promote biodecontamination of surfaces. One application involves the decontamination of concrete surfaces. Encapsulation of microbial influenced degradation (MID) microorganisms has shown that MID activity is effectively maintained under passive conditions, that is, without manual addition of moisture or nutrients, for an extended period of time.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
  2. (Cockermouth, GB)
  3. (Wooton, GB)
  4. (Centerville, VA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
OSTI Identifier:
874807
Patent Number(s):
6465706
Assignee:
Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
encapsulation; method; maintaining; biodecontamination; activity; viability; subsequent; microorganisms; utilized; variety; environments; promote; surfaces; application; involves; decontamination; concrete; microbial; influenced; degradation; mid; shown; effectively; maintained; passive; conditions; manual; addition; moisture; nutrients; extended; period; time; extended period; /588/435/

Citation Formats

Rogers, Robert D., Hamilton, Melinda A., Nelson, Lee O., Benson, Jennifer, Green, Martin J., and Milner, Timothy N. Encapsulation method for maintaining biodecontamination activity. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Rogers, Robert D., Hamilton, Melinda A., Nelson, Lee O., Benson, Jennifer, Green, Martin J., & Milner, Timothy N. Encapsulation method for maintaining biodecontamination activity. United States.
Rogers, Robert D., Hamilton, Melinda A., Nelson, Lee O., Benson, Jennifer, Green, Martin J., and Milner, Timothy N. Tue . "Encapsulation method for maintaining biodecontamination activity". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874807.
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author = {Rogers, Robert D. and Hamilton, Melinda A. and Nelson, Lee O. and Benson, Jennifer and Green, Martin J. and Milner, Timothy N.},
abstractNote = {A method for maintaining the viability and subsequent activity of microorganisms utilized in a variety of environments to promote biodecontamination of surfaces. One application involves the decontamination of concrete surfaces. Encapsulation of microbial influenced degradation (MID) microorganisms has shown that MID activity is effectively maintained under passive conditions, that is, without manual addition of moisture or nutrients, for an extended period of time.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2002},
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