Genes for Uranium Bioremediation in the Anaerobic Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria

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The objectives of the previous grant period were designed to explore the electron transport pathway employed by the sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) for the reduction of U(VI) to U(IV). More specifically experiments were designed to determine whether U(VI) reduction by members of the genus Desulfovibrio was mediated by a unique, dedicated reductase or occurred as a fortuitous reaction with a reductase naturally involved in alternative reduction processes. In addition, the regulation of the hierarchical expression of terminal electron acceptors (reductases) in the SRB was to be examined.

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Wall, Judy D. June 1, 2001.

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The objectives of the previous grant period were designed to explore the electron transport pathway employed by the sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) for the reduction of U(VI) to U(IV). More specifically experiments were designed to determine whether U(VI) reduction by members of the genus Desulfovibrio was mediated by a unique, dedicated reductase or occurred as a fortuitous reaction with a reductase naturally involved in alternative reduction processes. In addition, the regulation of the hierarchical expression of terminal electron acceptors (reductases) in the SRB was to be examined.

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  • Report No.: NABIR-1010098-2001
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  • DOI: 10.2172/893868 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 893868
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc891397

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Wall, Judy D. Genes for Uranium Bioremediation in the Anaerobic Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria, report, June 1, 2001; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc891397/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.