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Research Article

Coliform Bacteria for Bioremediation of Waste Hydrocarbons

Table 3

Crude oil and pure-hydrocarbon consumption by coliform isolates.

Isolates% hydrocarbon consumption
Crude oilC16Phenanthrene

Escherichia coli (wheat straw)18.3 ± 1.117.1 ± 1.016.3 ± 0.9
Escherichia coli (domestic sewage)22.2 ± 3.219.0 ± 2.218.1 ± 3.0
Klebsiella variicola16.6 ± 1.012.3 ± 0.811.0 ± 0.5
Klebsiella pneumoniae14.2 ± 1.210.6 ± 0.810.9 ± 1.0
Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. oharae30.3 ± 1.535.9 ± 2.018.5 ± 0.8
Pseudomonas stutzeri15.6 ± 0.918.4 ± 0.814.1 ± 0.7

Pseudomonas stutzeri from our private culture collection was analyzed as a classic hydrocarbon-utilizer for the purpose of comparison.

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