MICROBIAL PETROLEUM DEGRADATION: USE OF MIXED HYDROCARBON SUBSTRATES

Methods of examining hydrocarbons to estimate the microbial degradation of petroleum are compared. Gas-liquid chromatography with a mixed hydrocarbon substrate has been shown to be useful in evaluating microbial potential for degradation of a number of hydrocarbons.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and was published in "Applied Microbiology", June 1974, Vol. 27 No. 6, pp 1053-1060.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Department of Microbiology
    College Park, MD  USA  20742
  • Authors:
    • Walker, J D
    • Colwell, R R
  • Publication Date: 1975-1-24

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084445
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: University of Maryland, College Park
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-67A-0239-0027
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM