volume 39, issue 13, P3109-3119 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.05.021
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Zhengkai Li, Brian A. Wrenn, Albert D. Venosa

Abstract: Freshwater sediment microbial communities enriched by growth on vegetable oil in the presence of a substoichiometric amount of ferric hydroxide (sufficient to accept about 12% of the vegetable-oil-derived electrons) degrade vegetable oil to methane faster than similar microbial communities that develop when sediments are enriched by growth on vegetable oil in the absence of ferric hydroxide. This study examined the effects of enrichment in the presence of Fe(III) on the fatty-acid sensitivity of several import…

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