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- Datta, Aviraj, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Applied biochemistry and biotechnology 2012 v.167 no.3 pp. 564-580
- acclimation; aerobic conditions; biodegradation; coatings; emissions; ketones; manufacturing; mixed culture; models; paints; prediction; volatile organic compounds
- ... Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and methyl iso-butyl ketone (MIBK) constitute significant proportion of the total VOC emissions from manufacturing and application processes of surface coatings. Biodegradation of MEK and MIBK using an acclimatized mixed culture was evaluated, under aerobic condition. Biodegradation studies were carried out using MEK and MIBK as single substrates and in combination. Mixed ...