Microbial humic acid degradation

Thu Sep 8 13:59:05 EST 1994

Dear Miguel,

You may want to check the following references:

Tranvik, L.J. 1992. Rapid microbial production and degradation of humic-like
       substances in lake water.  Ergebnisse der Limnologie vol. 37, p. 43

Dehorter, B., and R. Blondeau. 1992. Extracellular enzyme activities during
       humic acid degradation by the white rot fungi Phanerochaete
       chrysosporium and Trametes versicolor.  FEMS Microbiology Letters
       vol. 94, p. 209

Kontchou, Y.C., and R. Blondeau. 1990. Effect of heterotrophic bacteria on
       different humic substances in mixed batch culture.  Canadian Journal
       of Soil Science vol. 70, p. 51

Good luck (buena suerte!)

Ernesto J. Quintero
Department of Microbiology
University of Maryland, College Park

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