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Home Archive 2020 № 5 INTERACTION OF OBLIGATE ANAEROBIC DESTROYER OF SOLID ORGANIC WASTE Clostridium butyricum GMP1 WITH SOLUBLE COMPOUNDS OF TOXIC METALS Cr(VI), Mo(VI) AND W(VI) V. M. Hovorukha, O. A. Havryliuk, G. V. Gladka, I. O. Bida, O. B. Tashyrev
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Biotechnologia Acta V. 13, No 5, 2020
Р. 73-86, Bibliography 49, English
Universal Decimal Classification:  579.695


V. M. Hovorukha, O. A. Havryliuk, G. V. Gladka, I. O. Bida, O. B. Tashyrev

Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Increasing pollution of environment by toxic metals is the urgent problem requiring effective solution worldwide. The goal of the work was to study the dynamics of the interaction of Cr(VI), Mo(VI), W(VI) compounds with obligate anaerobic microorganisms Clostridium butyricum GMP1, which ferment organic compounds with the synthesis of hydrogen. The standard methods were used to determine рН and redox potential (Eh), the gas composition, and the concentration of metals. The application Clostridium butyricum GMP1 was showed to be useful to investigate its interaction with toxic metals. The higher redox potential of metal provided the opportunity for its faster and more effective reduction. The patterns of the reduction of toxic metals Cr(VI), Mo(VI) and W(VI) by obligate anaerobic strain Clostridium butyricum GMP1 were obtained. The experimental data confirmed the thermodynamically calculated correlation between the redox potential of the metal reduction to insoluble form and effectiveness of its removal. Obtained results can serve as the basis for further optimization and development of environmental biotechnologies for wastewater treatment with the simultaneous destruction of solid organic waste and hydrogen synthesis.

Key words: thermodynamic prediction, toxic metals, organic waste, environmental biotechnologies, hydrogen fermentation.

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