Carbon eaters

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Mon Mar 25 14:25:51 EST 1996


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> From: kafkwtz at ANDROMEDA.RUTGERS.EDU (David Kafkewitz)
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> Subject: Re: Carbon eaters
> Date: 21 Mar 1996 05:35:48 -0800
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> >From: nlandau at eden.rutgers.edu (Nicholas Landau)
> >Subject: Re: Carbon eaters
> >Date: 20 Mar 1996 17:44:44 -0500
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> >A short response to a long posting: I believe that diamond and coal
> >are the two forms of naturally occurring carbon which no organism
> >has ever been seen to degrade.
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> Yes, but why ?
> David Kafkewitz, Department of Biological Sciences,
>  Rutgers University, Newark N.J. 07102, U.S.A.
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Solubility ??
Peter Harris, Reading, UK.




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