The effect of 2,4-dichlorophenol on the microalga Chlorella VT-1
Morrison, J.; Spiller, L.; Scragg, A. H.
A. H. Scragg
The effect of 2,4-dichlorophenol on the growth of Chlorella VT-1 has been studied. 2,4-Dichlorophenol at concentrations of 10-30mg/l inhibited the initial growth of Chlorella VT-1 with an LD50 of 22.5mg/l. The higher the concentration of 2,4-dichlorophenol, the longer the lag phase was but when growth resumed it was at a rate similar to that of the control culture. 2,4-Dichlorophenol inhibited both respiration and photosynthesis and this inhibition could be avoided by the addition of glutathione. HPLC analysis indicated that 2,4-dichlorophenol was removed from the culture medium but no degradation products were detected in the medium. © 2003 Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved.
Morrison, J., Spiller, L., & Scragg, A. H. (2003). The effect of 2,4-dichlorophenol on the microalga Chlorella VT-1. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 32(5), 616-622. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0141-0229%2803%2900019-X
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Apr 8, 2003|
|Journal||Enzyme and Microbial Technology|
|Peer Reviewed||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Keywords||2,4-dichlorophenol, microalga Chlorella, VT-1|
|Additional Information||Additional Information : Lead author. One manuscript in a series where the microalga Chlorella VT-1, which was isolated as pentachlorophenol tolerant, has been used to degrade chlorophenols. In this case the chlorophenol was 2, 4- dichlorophenol.|