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The Polish yeast cleaning oil from polluted soil and water

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By ITN News Editor April 11, 2019 13:59

The Polish yeast cleaning oil from polluted soil and water

A Polish company has developed a strain of yeast which is says can be used to clean polluted soil and water.Poland’s Skotan says their Yarrowia Lipolytica strain can “consume” contaminates such as oil, petrol and diesel along with chemicals such as phenol and toluene.Yeast is uniquely positioned to process contaminates due to its enzymes, Skotan’s chairman of the board, Jacek Kostrzewa told Reuters.Hydrocarbons are compounds consisting of hydrogen and carbon. They are the main component of crude oil.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 11, 2019 13:59

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