Advances in Corrosion Science and Technology by Warren P. Iverson (auth.), Mars G. Fontana, Roger W. Staehle

By Warren P. Iverson (auth.), Mars G. Fontana, Roger W. Staehle (eds.)

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Yeast extract was found by Iverson1l3 to provide excellent surface growth for Desulfovibrio (only a few strains tested) if it was incorporated in agar, providing an electron donor (H 2 ) and an acceptor (sulfate) were present. If one or the other were absent, little, if any, growth occurred. It therefore provided a good screening medium for possible electron donors and acceptors. Each batch was checked to verify the absence of both donors and acceptors. Cells of D. desulfuricans on the surface of yeast extract (2%) agar in contact with steel in the absence of any added donor or acceptor (except the hydrogen on the metal surface) were found to produce an intense blackeningllO (Fig.

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