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Potential for 4-n-nonylphenol biodegradation in stream sediments

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Year
2008

Citation

Bradley, Paul M, Barber, Larry B, Kolpin, Dana W, McMahon, Peter B, and Chapelle, Francis H, 2008, Potential for 4-n-nonylphenol biodegradation in stream sediments: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 27, iss. 2, p. 260-265 LA - en.

Summary

The potential for in situ biodegradation of 4-nonylphenol (4-NP) was investigated in three hydrologically distinct streams impacted by wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in the United States. Microcosms were prepared with sediments from each site and amended with [U-ring-14C]4-n-nonylphenol (4-n-NP) as a model test substrate. Microcosms prepared with sediment collected upstream of the WWTP outfalls and incubated under oxic conditions showed rapid and complete mineralization of [U-ring-14C]4-n-NP to 14CO2 in all three systems. In contrast, no mineralization of [U-ring-14C]4-n-NP was observed in these sediments under anoxic (methanogenic) conditions. The initial linear rate of [U-ring-14C]4-n-NP mineralization in sediments from upstream [...]

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Added to ScienceBase on Tue Apr 23 15:04:53 MDT 2013 by processing file <b>Chemical Transformations in Water Reclamation and Reuse.xml</b> in item <a href="https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/504216b8e4b04b508bfd335b">https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/504216b8e4b04b508bfd335b</a>

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1897/07-333R.1

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