PMID: 44589Jan 1, 1979

Oxidative degradation of dibenzylsulfide

Zeitschrift für allgemeine Mikrobiologie
H D BabenzienM Köhler

Abstract

Dibenzylsulfid (DBS) as a model of the organic sulfur compounds in crude oil was converted by a mixed culture (containing Pseudomonas aeruginosa) into several water soluble organic substances. Whereas these compounds are detectable with DC- and IR-spectroscopic techniques, benzylmercaptoacetic acid (BMA) was the only isolated product of DBS utilization. Efficiency of degradation, respectively, accumulation of BMA were dependent on aeration and pH-regulation.

References

Jan 1, 1978·Zeitschrift für allgemeine Mikrobiologie·M KöhlerW Hieke
Dec 1, 1977·Applied and Environmental Microbiology·A L Laborde, D T Gibson
Jan 1, 1971·Advances in Applied Microbiology·B J Abbott, W E Gledhill
Jun 1, 1973·The Biochemical Journal·R E Cripps

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