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Main Title Microbiological production of geosmin /
Author Gerber, Nancy N.
CORP Author Rutgers--The State Univ., New Brunswick, N.J. Inst. of Microbiology. ;National Environmental Research Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Publisher National Environmental Research Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print Off.,
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA-670/2-74-094; EPA-R-801630; EPA-ROAP-21AQB-9
Stock Number PB-238 781
OCLC Number 02104406
Subjects Odor control. ; Odors.
Additional Subjects Odors ; Actinomyces ; Streptomyces ; Water supply ; Water treatment ; Naphthols ; Extraction ; Purification ; Chromatography ; Standards ; Microorganisms ; Odor control ; Geosmin ; Naphthol/decahydro-dimethyl
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EKAM  EPA 670/2-74-094 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 12/04/1998
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Collation vi, 9 pages : illustrations.
Abstract Geosmin, trans-1, 10-dimethyl-trans-9-decalol, is produced by numerous actinomycetes and some blue-green algae. It has been shown to be responsible for earthy/musty odors in public water supplies. Samples of purified geosmin were needed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and by others for use as odor standards and for use in water treatment unit process development studies. This work was carried out to fulfil this need. The microorganism, Streptomyces sp. CWW3, was grown for five days at 28 degrees with shaking in a broth medium. The mixture was steam distilled and the clear distillate extracted with methylene chloride. The geosmin containing methylene chloride extract was separated and the geosmin purified by column and gas chromatography. Seven hundred nine milligrams of geosmin was prepared.
Notes Program element no. 1CBO47. Includes bibliographical references (pages 7-8).
Place Published Cincinnati Washington
Availability Notes Paper copy available from GPO.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development. ; National Environmental Research Center (Cincinnati, Ohio).
PUB Date Free Form 1974
Series Title Untraced Environmental protection technology series. EPA ; 670/2-74-094
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20171122053837
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23/2:670/2-74-094
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01625cam 2200421Ii 45010