Biologists of Ural region developed a new variety of bacteria – «oil eaters»
9:32 3 марта 2015
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The scientists of the Institute of Biology of Komi Scientific Centre at the Ural Branch the RAS patented the new variety of microorganisms that can be used for cleaning of soil, water and mud polluted with oil.
The variety of yeast Rhodotorula successfully passed through laboratory and primary industrial tests. However, it will take about a year of work before industrial use of the variety, as it is informed on oilru.com.
Till the present moment it was standard to use whole associations of microorganisms for more complete cleaning from petroleum products. Use of the variety Rhodotorula is more economical way of cleaning, in which companies are interested. The scientists continue receiving requests. This information was given by one of the authors of the invention, a senior researcher of the institute of biology, candidate of biological sciences Tatiana Schemelinina.