Induction and Purification of Phenol Hydroxylase from Tricosporon Cutaneum

  • J. R. Frederick
  • E. K. Pye

Abstract

Phenol, derived principally from industrial effluents, is a particularly troublesome contaminant of surface waters which are used for the public water supply. Disinfection by chlorination of phenol-contaminated water produces chlorophenols which give an unpleasant odor and taste, and can ultimately lead to off-flavor problems in estuarine fish and shell-fish (1). Mainly because of these problems the U.S. Public Health Service drinking water standards limit the content of phenols to 1 ppb (1µg/1), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations will soon apply the same limit to all surface waters.

Keywords

Specific Growth Rate Batch Culture Phenol Concentration Catabolite Repression Chemostat Culture 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Frederick
    • 1
  • E. K. Pye
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Medical SchoolUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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