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Method of controlled reduction of nitroaromatics by enzymatic reaction with oxygen sensitive nitroreductase enzymes

United States Patent

5,777,190
July 7, 1998
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A method for the controlled reduction of nitroaromatic compounds such as nitrobenzene and 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by enzymatic reaction with oxygen sensitive nitroreductase enzymes, such as ferredoxin NADP oxidoreductase.
Shah; Manish M. (Richland, WA), Campbell; James A. (Pasco, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
08/ 865,140
May 29, 1997
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.