International Journal of Genetics and Genomics

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Isolation and Genetic Characterization of Phenol-Utilizing Marine Bacteria and Their Phenol Degradation Pathway

    Hiroaki Iwaki, Kengo Takada, Yoshie Hasegawa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 20-25
    Received: Nov. 26, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2014
    Published: Feb. 27, 2015
    Abstract: Phenolic compounds are widely distributed toxic pollutants in seawater, and their effective degradation is very important for bioremediation programs. In this study, nine phenol-degrading bacteria were isolated from seawater samples, which were collected from the coastal areas of Japan. Besides the enrichment substrate phenol, all isolates could ut... Show More