Accession Number : AD0728468

Title :   Decomposition of Organic Materials by Marine Benthic Bacteria.

Descriptive Note : Final summary rept. Jul-Dec 70,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE COLL OF FISHERIES

Personal Author(s) : Liston,John ; Shenouda,Soliman Y. K.

Report Date : 25 JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The report summarizes work carried out on the effects of temperature on chitinase activity by chitinoclastic bacteria and in situ activity of chitinoclastic bacteria in model seabed system, together with a general summary of work carried out throughout the entire contract period (1964-1970), which highlights the principal findings and conclusions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BACTERIA, ORGANIC COMPOUNDS), (*MARINE BIOLOGY, BACTERIA), ENZYMES, DEGRADATION, VIBRIO, PHYSIOLOGY, TEMPERATURE

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE