How can I make bacteria produce hydrogen?
Bruce A. Caldwell
caldwelb at fsl.orst.edu
Fri Nov 24 15:17:44 EST 2000
WHY hydrogen and not methane ? The latter is much easier/safer to handle in
terms of collection, storage, distribution and utilization. Methanogenesis is
much more common among anaerobic bacteria than hydrogen production (limited to
a few clostriidia). Many landfills already 'harvest' bio-methane for internal
use or export.
Ron D. Jones (Florida International University) at one time developed a process
for converting H2 to methane through a bioreactor using crushed oyster shells.
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR 9731-5752
bruce.caldwell at orst.edu
il barbi wrote:
> hi, i'm a girl student in environmental engineering at Politechnical School
> of Milano, i'm working at my degree in England on this subject in a
> department of biology where they had already some experience - the target
> would be to make the little beasts to eat organic waste.
> While working i'd like to have a full knowledge of the state of art of this
> research field in the world - if someone can give me some info or link i
> thank him for help
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