Methanogenic degradation of acetone by an enrichment culture

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Platen, Harald; Schink, Bernhard;
(1987)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/BF00425079
  • Subject: Acetone | Acetate | Methanothrix sp. | Methanogenesis | Interspecies hydrogen transfer | Interspecies acetate transfer
    • ddc: ddc:570

An anaerobic enrichment culture degraded 1 mol of acetone to 2 tool of methane and 1 tool of carbon dioxide. Two microorganisms were involved in this process, a filament-forming rod similar to Methanothrix sp. and an unknown rod with round to slightly pointed ends. Both... View more
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