Accession Number:

ADA350605

Title:

Degradation of Munitions and Chlorinated Solvents by Aquatic Plants

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ATHENS GA ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-04-22

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Nitroreductase and dehalogenase enzymes have been isolated from sediments and soils. Using enzyme linked immunospecific assays ELISA, a number of aquatic plants have been identified as sources of the enzymes. The plants were then brought back into the laboratory and evaluated as candidates for further remediation studies.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE