Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 525–529

Isolation and characterization of Rhodopseudomonas palustris P4 which utilizes CO with the production of H2

  • Gyoo Yeol Jung
  • Hyun Ok Jung
  • Jung Rae Kim
  • Yeonghee Ahn
  • Sunghoon Park
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Abstract

A novel photosynthetic bacterium, Rhodopseudomonas palustris P4, was isolated from an anaerobic wastewater sludge digester by virtue of its ability to utilize CO with the production of H2. P4 grew under light with CO as a sole carbon source with the doubling time of 2 h and produced H2 at 20.7 mmol −1 cell h.

CO H2 isolation Rhodopseudomonas palustris 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gyoo Yeol Jung
    • 1
  • Hyun Ok Jung
    • 2
  • Jung Rae Kim
    • 2
  • Yeonghee Ahn
    • 1
  • Sunghoon Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Environmental Technology and IndustryPusan National UniversityChangjon-dong, Kumjung-ku, PusanKorea
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringPusan National UniversityChangjon-dong, Kumjung-ku, PusanKorea

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