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Título: Mineralization of 4-fluorocinnamic acid by a Rhodococcus strain
Autor: Amorim, Catarina L.
Ferreira, António César Silva
Carvalho, M.F.
Afonso, Carlos M. M.
Castro, Paula M.L.
Palavras-chave: 4-Fluorocinnamic acid
Rhodococcus sp
Biodegradation
Metabolism
Data: 2014
Editora: Springer
Citação: AMORIM, Catarina L... [et al.] - Mineralization of 4-fluorocinnamic acid by a Rhodococcus strain. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. ISSN 1432-0614. Vol. 98, n.º 4 (2014), p. 1893-1905
Resumo: A bacterial strain capable of aerobic degradation of 4-fluorocinnamic acid (4-FCA) as the sole source of carbon and energy was isolated from a biofilm reactor operating for the treatment of 2-fluorophenol. The organism, designated as strain S2, was identified by 16S rRNA gene analysis as a member of the genus Rhodococcus. Strain S2 was able to mineralize 4-FCA as sole carbon and energy source. In the presence of a conventional carbon source (sodium acetate [SA]), growth rate of strain S2 was enhanced from 0.04 to 0.14 h−1 when the culture medium was fed with 0.5 mMof 4- FCA, and the time for complete removal of 4-FCA decreased from 216 to 50 h.When grown in SA-supplemented medium, 4-FCA concentrations up to 1 mM did not affect the length of the lag phase, and for 4-FCA concentrations up to 3 mM, strain S2 was able to completely remove the target fluorinated compound. 4-Fluorobenzoate (4-FBA) was transiently formed in the culture medium, reaching concentrations up to 1.7 mM when the cultures were supplemented with 3.5mMof 4-FCA. Trans,trans-muconate was also transiently formed as a metabolic intermediate. Compounds with molecular mass compatible with 3-carboxymuconate and 3-oxoadipate were also detected in the culture medium. Strain S2 was able to mineralize a range of other haloorganic compounds, including 2- fluorophenol, to which the biofilm reactor had been exposed. To our knowledge, this is the first time that mineralization of 4-FCA as the sole carbon source by a single bacterial culture is reported.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.14/14326
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