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Main Title Oxidation of Persistent Environmental Pollutants by a White Rot Fungus.
Author Bumpus, J. A. ; Tien, M. ; Wright, D. ; Aust, S. D. ;
CORP Author Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Dept. of Biochemistry.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher c1985
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA-R-811464; EPA/600/J-93/160;
Stock Number PB93-191575
Additional Subjects Oxidation ; Environmental pollutants ; Biodeterioration ; Enzymes ; DDT ; Lindane ; Benzo(a)pyrene ; Lignin ; Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin ; Reprints ; Phanerochaete chrysosporium
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NTIS  PB93-191575 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 08/23/1993
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Abstract
The white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium degraded DDT (1,1-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethane), 3,4,3'4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl, 2,4,5,2',-4'5'-hexachlorobiphenyl 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, lindane (1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane), and benzo(a)pyrene to carbon dioxide. Model studies, based on the use of DDT, suggest that the ability of Phanerochaete chrysosporium to metabolize these compounds is dependent on the extracellular lignin-degrading enzyme system of this fungus. (Copyright (c) 1985 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.)