Evidence for the intrinsic toxicity of H2S to sulphate-reducing bacteria

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A sulphate-reducing culture of the genus Desulfovibrio was directly inhibited by the hydrogen sulphide (H2S) produced. Batch experiments carried out at pH 6.2 and 6.6 show that complete inhibition is achieved for almost the same H2S concentration of approximately 550 mg/l.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004

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