Unlocking Bioremediation: How Microbes Help Nature Clean Itself

Chapter 1, Problem 8

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QUESTION:

Which of the following is an example of bioremediation?

a. application of oil-degrading bacteria to an oil spill

b. application of bacteria to a crop to prevent frost damage

c. fixation of gaseous nitrogen into usable nitrogen

d. production by bacteria of a human protein such as interferon

e. all of the above

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Learn how bioremediation works to treat contaminated environments and how microbes can help clean up pollutants. We evaluate multiple scenarios zeroing in on oil-degrading bacteria as a prime example of the process.

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QUESTION:

Which of the following is an example of bioremediation?

a. application of oil-degrading bacteria to an oil spill

b. application of bacteria to a crop to prevent frost damage

c. fixation of gaseous nitrogen into usable nitrogen

d. production by bacteria of a human protein such as interferon

e. all of the above

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Options for example of bioremediation are given as,

 a. application of oil-degrading bacteria to an oil spill

b. application of bacteria to a crop to prevent frost damage

c. fixation of gaseous nitrogen into usable nitrogen

d. production by bacteria of a human protein such as interferon

e. all of the above

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