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Table 1 Products from biodegradation of [ 14 C] CT and [ 14 C] CF by DHM-1

From: Biodegradation of high concentrations of halomethanes by a fermentative enrichment culture

14C added as: % of14C added recovered asa
CH4 CO CM DCM CS2 CF CT otherb CO2 Solublec Lossd
CT 0.1 14 0.3 0 5.2 2.2 0 0.1 51 27 0
CF 0.5 67 0 0 0 0.9 0.2 0.8 2.7 15 13
  1. aNumbers in bold represent the main products formed.
  2. bOther volatile 14C-labeled compounds that were not identified.
  3. c 14C-labeled compounds that remained after sparging samples under acidic conditions; HPLC analysis indicated the majority of this fraction consisted of organic acids (see text).
  4. dLoss = amount of 14C added that was not accounted for in the other compounds or categories listed.