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
- Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
(issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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...