chloroethene


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chloroethene

[‚klor·ō′eth‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
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The ability to use chloroethenes as energy-yielding electron acceptors is distributed among several bacterial groups, including different subdivisions of the proteobacteria, the gram-positive bacteria, and the Chloroflexi (formerly green nonsulfur bacteria).
Additionally, permanganate residuals in the source zone or oxygen produced during treatment is likely to maintain oxidative conditions, which prohibit reductive dechlorination of chloroethenes.
The discovery of numerous dechlorinating populations capable of converting PCE to cis-DCE and recognition of the importance of Dehalococcoides populations in the transformation of chloroethenes to ethene will likely improve future bioaugmentation strategies and further enhance posttreatment biopolishing.