Conversion ofp-nitrophenol to 4-nitrocatechol by aPseudomonas sp
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A strain ofPseudomonas sp. ATCC 29354, isolated from parathionamended flooded soil, convertedp-nitrophenol to 4-nitrocatechol which persisted in pure culture. In unsterilized flooded soil, not previously treated with parathion, 4-nitrocatechol was further metabolized by other microogranisms.
KeywordsPure Culture Parathion
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