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Method of microbially degrading trinitrotoluene

United States Patent

5,578,488
November 26, 1996
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A method of degrading trinitrotoluene (TNT) includes contacting the TNT with intra-amoebic isolate CR-1, ATCC 75528.
Tyndall; Richard L. (Clinton, TN), Vass; Arpad (Oak Ridge, TN)
Martin Marietta Energy System, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN)
08/ 523,992
September 5, 1995
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-AC05-84OR21400 between the United States Department of Energy and Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. The invention was funded b y