Genetic Engineering of a Radiation-Resistant Bacterium for Biodegradation of Mixed Wastes [electronic resource].
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Environmental Management, 2001.
Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- vp : digital, PDF file
- Additional Creators:
- University of Washington, United States. Department of Energy. Office of Environmental Management, and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
- Restrictions on Access:
- Free-to-read Unrestricted online access
- The mixture of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, halogenated solvents and radionuclides in many DOE waste materials presents a challenging problem for separating the different species and disposing of individual contaminants. One approach for dealing with mixed wastes is to genetically engineer the radiation-resistant bacterium, Deinococcus radiodurans to survive in and detoxify DOE's mixed waste streams, and to develop process parameters for treating mixed wastes with such constructed strains. The goal for this project is to develop a suite of genetic tools for Deinococcus radiodurans and to use these tools to construct and test stable strains for detoxification of haloorganics in mixed wastes.
- Report Numbers:
- E 1.99:emsp-73833-2001
- Other Subject(s):
- Published through SciTech Connect.
Lidstrom, Mary E.
- Type of Report and Period Covered Note:
- Annual; 10/01/2000 - 09/01/2001
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