Chemotaxis and degradation of organophosphate compound by a novel moderately thermo-halo tolerant Pseudomonas sp. strain BUR11: evidence for possible existence of two pathways for degradation

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Santanu Pailan ; Pradipta Saha (2015)
  • Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
  • Journal: PeerJ, volume 3 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4647611, doi: 10.7717/peerj.1378
  • Subject: R | Parathion | Microbiology | Organophosphate insecticide | Environmental Sciences | Degradation | Medicine | 16S rRNA gene | Chemotaxis

An organophosphate (OP) degrading chemotactic bacterial strain BUR11 isolated from an agricultural field was identified as a member of Pseudomonas genus on the basis of its 16S rRNA gene sequence. The strain could utilize parathion, chlorpyrifos and their major hydrolyt... View more
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