Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 16, Issue 11, pp 1221–1224 | Cite as

Evidence for the aerobic degradation of tetrachloroethylene by a bacterial isolate

  • Lindsey A. Deckard
  • J. Christopher Willis
  • Douglas B. Rivers


A microorganism, which utilizes tetrachloroethylene (PCE) as a sole source of metabolic carbon under aerobic conditions, has been isolated. It has been identified as aPseudomonas spp. Degradation of PCE by this bacterium was quantified by gas chromatography.


Chromatography Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry Aerobic Condition Bacterial Isolate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lindsey A. Deckard
    • 1
  • J. Christopher Willis
    • 1
  • Douglas B. Rivers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologySouthern Research InstituteBirmingham

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