Process for Generation of Hydrogen Gas from Various Feedstocks Using Thermophilic Bacteria

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A method for producing hydrogen gas is provided comprising selecting a bacteria from the Order Thermotogales, subjecting the bacteria to a feedstock and to a suitable growth environment having an oxygen concentration below the oxygen concentration of water in equilibrium with air; and maintaining the environment at a predetermined pH and at a temperature of at least approximately 45 degrees C. for a time sufficient to allow the bacteria to metabolize the feedstock.

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Ooteghem Van, Suellen September 13, 2005.

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A method for producing hydrogen gas is provided comprising selecting a bacteria from the Order Thermotogales, subjecting the bacteria to a feedstock and to a suitable growth environment having an oxygen concentration below the oxygen concentration of water in equilibrium with air; and maintaining the environment at a predetermined pH and at a temperature of at least approximately 45 degrees C. for a time sufficient to allow the bacteria to metabolize the feedstock.

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Ooteghem Van, Suellen. Process for Generation of Hydrogen Gas from Various Feedstocks Using Thermophilic Bacteria, text, September 13, 2005; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc785014/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.