Recebido em 11/5/10; aceito em 1/12/10; publicado na web em 25/2/11 BIODEGRADATION STUDY OF DIESEL BY MICROBIAL CONSORTIUM COLLECTED IN PORTO VELHO -RO, AMAZONIA. The goal of this research was to evaluate the biodegradation of diesel by a microbial consortium collected in a region close to distributors of fuel. The experiments were monitored by SPME-GC-FID and SPME-GC-MS. The consortium showed a high potential for production of biosurfactants, presenting an emulsification index of 53%. The consortium degraded…
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