Acute effect of benzo[a]anthracene on the biodegradation of peptone under aerobic conditions


Basak S. , Çokgör E., İnsel H. G. , Orhon D.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, vol.19, no.8, pp.3412-3420, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11356-012-0866-4
  • Title of Journal : ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.3412-3420
  • Keywords: Benzo[a]anthracene, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Biodegradation, Inhibition, Modeling, Oxygen uptake rate, Polyhydroxyalkanoates, Xenobiotics, POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC-HYDROCARBONS, SEWAGE-SLUDGE, ACTIVATED-SLUDGE, RESPIROMETRIC ASSESSMENT, WASTE-WATER, ORGANIC-CHEMICALS, GROWTH-PROCESSES, KINETICS, STORAGE, FATE

Abstract

This study investigated the acute effect of benzo[a]anthracene, a significant compound among polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, on the biodegradation of a synthetic organic substrate-a peptone/meat extract mixture-under aerobic conditions.