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Bioelectrocatalyzed reduction of acetic and butyric acids via direct electron transfer using a mixed culture of sulfate-reducers drives electrosynthesis of alcohols and acetone

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Abstract

Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) developed biocathodes efficient for reduction of acetic and butyric acids to alcohols and acetone via direct electron transfer reaching current densities of 160–210 A m−2.

Graphical abstract: Bioelectrocatalyzed reduction of acetic and butyric acids via direct electron transfer using a mixed culture of sulfate-reducers drives electrosynthesis of alcohols and acetone

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The article was received on 09 Apr 2013, accepted on 31 May 2013 and first published on 31 May 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42570C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 6495-6497
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    Bioelectrocatalyzed reduction of acetic and butyric acids via direct electron transfer using a mixed culture of sulfate-reducers drives electrosynthesis of alcohols and acetone

    M. Sharma, N. Aryal, P. M. Sarma, K. Vanbroekhoven, B. Lal, X. D. Benetton and D. Pant, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 6495
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42570C

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