A microbial consortium for degradation of dyes in wastewater, methods and uses thereof

Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado (Inventor), Paula Maria Lima e Castro (Inventor), Alejandro Canaza Jorges (Inventor), Jorge João Abreu Faria (Inventor), Patrícia Fernandes de Melo Moreira da Costa (Inventor), Marta Sofia de Almeida Mendes (Inventor), Ana Rita Silva (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present subject-matter provides a microbial consortium for improving the synthetic dye degradation efficiency of effluent treatment plants in wastewater, in particular wastewater generated from textile industries, printing industries or other dye wastewater industries and a method thereof.The consortium comprises either a sole microorganism or a synergistic combination of selective microorganisms to develop a consortium enabling for effective degradation of synthetic dyes present in wastewater and converting thereof into harmless and environment friendly substances. The invention also provides for the said microorganisms and their isolations.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP3647278A1
IPCEP 18248275.2
Priority date29/10/18
Filing date28/12/18
Publication statusRefused/Withdrawn - 14 Apr 2021

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