The Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Immobilized Photobacteria for Toxicology Monitoring


The present work is undertaken to studies the important factors affecting the stability of a light emission at immobilized photobacteria, and application PVAGs luminous biosensors for biomonitoring of toxicants. The intensity and stability of a light emission is competently controlled by: 1) intensity and persistens of a luminescent cycle using bacterial strain; 2) type of the carrier and the composition of the gel-formation medium; 3) freeze-thawing procedures; 4) physical and chemical conditions of storage and application.

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K. Alenina, L. Aleskerova, P. Kascheyeva and A. Ismailov, "The Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Immobilized Photobacteria for Toxicology Monitoring," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 10B, 2012, pp. 118-120. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.410B030.

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