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dc.contributor.authorLazzarino, Patrick Bond,author.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-20T22:05:09Z
dc.date.available2017-12-20T22:05:09Z
dc.date.created2017en_US
dc.date.issued2017en_US
dc.identifieraleph-004652441en_US
dc.identifierTCU Master Thesisen_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/20632
dc.descriptionM.S.Texas Christian University2017en_US
dc.descriptionDepartment of Environmental Science; advisor, Omar Harvey.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.en_US
dc.descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (viewed August 17, 2018).en_US
dc.description.abstractAlthough the mechanisms are not completely understood, the need for both archaella and pili for attachment of Methanoccocus maripaludis to mineral surfaces has been well established. In addition, the uses for these pili and/or archaella are still not completely understood, but it has been proposed that they could function to preferentially attach to conductive surfaces allowing for electron shuttling. In reactors containing minerals of varying mineral electrical conductivity -pyrite galena kaolinite quartzlimestone- wildtype M. maripaludis (Mm900) and non-archaellated mutant (∆flaB2) were examined in H2-rich and H2-limited environments to determine trends in early-stage methanogenesis. Building on these trends, a kinetic model of these early-stage trend was created based on the fitted parameters (c, k, and t1/2).en_US
dc.format.extent1 online resource (vi, 44 pages) :en_US
dc.format.mediumFormat: Onlineen_US
dc.relation.ispartofUMI thesis.en_US
dc.rightsEmbargoed until December 6, 2019: Texas Christian University.
dc.titleCO2 to natural gas (CH4) conversion in methanogen-mineral systems : the role of mineral type /en_US
dc.typeTexten_US
local.academicunitDepartment of Environmental Sciences
local.subjectareaEnvironmental Sciences


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