Published in Biotech Business Week, February 21st, 2011
"AMEC-4P consistently and completely converted 2 mM PCE to cis-1,2-dichloroethene (cis-DCE) within 13 days, and the intermediate, cis-DCE, was then completely dechlorinated to ethene after 130 days. Dechlorination rates for PCE to cis-DCE, cis-DCE to VC, and VC to ethene were 243, 27, and 41 mu mol/l/day, respectively," wrote B.H. Kim and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "Geobacter lovleyi and a...
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