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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2019 Vol.20 No.6 P.528-540


Bacterial degradation of anthraquinone dyes

Author(s):  Hai-Hong Li, Yang-Tao Wang, Yang Wang, Hai-Xia Wang, Kai-Kai Sun, Zhen-Mei Lu

Affiliation(s):  College of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Xi’an Polytechnic University, Shaanxi 710048, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   lzhenmei@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Anthraquinone dyes, Bacterial degradation, Degradation mechanism, Influencing factor

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Hai-Hong Li, Yang-Tao Wang, Yang Wang, Hai-Xia Wang, Kai-Kai Sun, Zhen-Mei Lu. Bacterial degradation of anthraquinone dyes[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2019, 20(6): 528-540.

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anthraquinone dyes, which contain anthraquinone chromophore groups, are the second largest class of dyes after azo dyes and are used extensively in textile industries. The majority of these dyes are resistant to degradation because of their complex and stable structures; consequently, a large number of anthraquinone dyes find their way into the environment causing serious pollution. At present, the microbiological approach to treating printing and dyeing wastewater is considered to be an economical and feasible method, and reports regarding the bacterial degradation of anthraquinone dyes are increasing. This paper reviews the classification and structures of anthraquinone dyes, summarizes the types of degradative bacteria, and explores the possible mechanisms and influencing factors of bacterial anthraquinone dye degradation. Present research progress and existing problems are further discussed. Finally, future research directions and key points are presented.



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