Science Inventory

Effects of Chlorine on Enterovirus RNA Degradation

Citation:

OLSZEWSKI, J., A. YU, AND N. ADCOCK. Effects of Chlorine on Enterovirus RNA Degradation. Presented at Water Quality and Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, November 15 - 19, 2009.

Impact/Purpose:

To inform public

Description:

The primary mechanism of disinfection of waterborne pathogens by chlorine has always been believed to be due to the alteration of proteins by free chlorine and subsequent disruption of their biological structure.

URLs/Downloads:

Conference Information   Exit

Abstract   (PDF,NA pp, 21 KB,  about PDF)

For further information   (PDF,NA pp, 5 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Product Published Date: 11/15/2009
Record Last Revised: 10/16/2009
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 209724

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

WATER SUPPLY AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION

MICROBIAL CONTAMINANTS CONTROL BRANCH