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Lignin degradation by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in hyperbaric oxygen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7459728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phanerochaete chrysosporium degraded aspen wood lignin as well in 2 atm O2 (1 atm = 101.325 kPa) as in 1 atm O2, but 3 atm O2 inhibited the fungus, and O2 pressures above 4 atm killed it. Lignin degradation in 5 atm of air was similar to that in 1 atm of O2, indicating that O2 concentration, not pressure, was the inhibitory factor. The selectivity with which P. chrysosporium metabolised lignin in preference to other wood components did not increase at O2 pressures above 1 atm.
Authors:
I D Reid; K A Seifert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of microbiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0008-4166     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-04-13     Completed Date:  1981-04-13     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372707     Medline TA:  Can J Microbiol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1168-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atmospheric Pressure*
Basidiomycota / metabolism*
Kinetics
Lignin / metabolism*
Oxygen / pharmacology*
Wood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen; 9005-53-2/Lignin

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