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Anaerobic microbial composition and methods of using same

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AMRMC

A microbial composition for concurrent dechlorination of a mixture of chlorinated ethanes and chlorinated ethenes includes a isolated consortium of bioremediative microorganisms comprising strains of microorganism comprising Clostridium, Acetobacterium, Dehalobacter, Bacteroides, and Proteobacteria. The composition may also include Methanomicrobia.

Inventors: 
Lorah, Michelle M.; Jones, Elizabeth J.; Voytek, Mary A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2011-11-18
Grant Date: 
2014-03-18
Grant time: 
851 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US INTERIOR