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Microbial Degradation of Pollutants

Microbial Degradation of Pollutants

Title: In situ characterization of microbial degraders of Triclosan and Methyl-Triclosan from wastewater treatment plants

The aim of this project is to identify microorganisms in sludge and the environment able to degrade Triclosan and related compounds by microautoradiography and stable isotope probing as well as to identify the conditions favorable for complete elimination of triclosan (mineralisation).

People involved:

  • Jeppe Lund Nielsen (PI)
  • Kai Bester


  • The Danish Council for Technology and Innovation

Title: Center for “Design of microbial communities in biomembrane reactors

For more information, please visit the following website: www.ecodesign.aau.dk