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dc.contributorDepartment of Applied Biology and Chemical Technologyen_US
dc.creatorYeung, Ka-lam-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titlePHA production by bacteria isolated from seawater/marine sediment, using industrial food waste as substrateen_US
dcterms.abstractIn the study of Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) produced microorganisms, the source of natural PHA producer bacteria can be come from many environments such as activated sludge, sewage effluent or soil. It is relatively less issue related to the isolation of bacteria from seawater/marine sediment. In this study, 4 seawater/marine sediments collected from 4 different locations, with different ecosystem environment, were used to screen and search for PHA producer bacteria. FTIR method was used in the PHA screening. The bacteria isolated from the sediments were employed for PHA accumulation fermentation, using industrial food wastes as carbon substrate. The product yields were examined.en_US
dcterms.extentix, 131 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cmen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.LCSHPolymers -- Biodegradationen_US
dcterms.LCSHIndustrial microbiologyen_US
dcterms.LCSHWaste products as feeden_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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