Isolation and characterization of crude oil degrading bacteria from soil of Ouargla (Algeria)

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Isolation and characterization of crude oil degrading bacteria from soil of Ouargla (Algeria)

Amel Bouderhem, Aminata Ould El Hadj Khelil
Int. J. Biosci.10( 6), 13-19, June 2017.
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The application of hydrocarbonoclast bacteria in bioremediation depends on their degradation capabilities and their environmental resistance to the distended site of treatment, understanding their adaptive physiology can avoid problems during application. The bacterial hydrocarbonoclast strains isolated from the unpolluted and polluted Saharan soil in the Hassi Messoud and Haoud Berkaoui oil fields of Ouargla and identified by sequencing 16S rDNA show a degrading degradation of oil and a fraction diesel, benzen, xylene, toluene at pH = 7, almost all strains degrade the fraction tested, but the addition of NaCl has no effect on the degradation of the oil, Fraction, their percentage decreased in proportion to the fraction used.


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