Isolation and identification of carbazole-degrading bacteria from marine environment

Patsy, Rani (2011) Isolation and identification of carbazole-degrading bacteria from marine environment. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Carbazole is a significant environmental pollutant and represents a severe health threat. Many coastal areas that are contaminated by petroleum hydrocarbon are heavily impacted by carbazole. This study was conducted to isolate CAR-degrading bacteria from marine environment. Seawater samples were collected from Miri, Sarawak and the presence of marine CAR-degrading bacteria was confirmed through enrichment culture of the seawater sample. Isolate P1 was characterized using phenotypic and molecular techniques. The blast result suggested that P1 is a Thalassospira profundimaris with 97% identity similarity. T.profundimaris is not an established marine CAR-degrader. However, T. profundimaris and their close relatives were frequently detected in petrol-oil-degrading consortia which indicate they may play some role in carbazole degradation.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2011.
Uncontrolled Keywords: 16S rRNA, carbazole, marine CAR-degrading bacteria, marine environment, molecular characterization, Methylene compounds, Hydrocarbons, Carbenes (Methylene compounds), Alkenes, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2014 02:47
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2018 01:39
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/5324

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