Bacterial Oxidation of Elemental Sulfur: Changes in Oxidation Kinetics

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We investigated the oxidation of elemental sulfur in resting cells of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans in order to optimize the substrate for sulfur oxidation and to explore oxidation kinetics. We showed that although pH and temperature had no significant effect on the apparent Michaelis constant, cell concentration increased it.

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Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 20-21)

Edited by:

Axel Schippers, Wolfgang Sand, Franz Glombitza and Sabine Willscher

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477-480

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.20-21.477

Citation:

M. Mandl et al., "Bacterial Oxidation of Elemental Sulfur: Changes in Oxidation Kinetics", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 20-21, pp. 477-480, 2007

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July 2007

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