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Latest Phosphonate Stories

2014-04-09 08:23:41

ALBANY, New York, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Chelating Agents (APCA, Sodium Gluconate, Organophosphates and Others) Market For Pulp & Paper, Household & Industrial Cleaning, Agrochemicals, Water Treatment, Chemical Processing, Consumer Products and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global demand for chelating agents was valued...

Mechanism Discovered in Deep Ocean Production Of Methane
2012-08-31 13:17:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While searching for new and more effective antibiotics, a team of biologists and chemists has stumbled upon the mechanism responsible for the deep ocean production of methane, a greenhouse gas that drives climate change. Researchers from the University of Illinois and the University of Washington began their studies examining microbes´ production of phosphonates that these tiny creatures use to disrupt bacteria and other...

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2009-09-30 13:53:27

Trichodesmium has important role in nitrogen cycle and carbon sequestration A new study of microscopic marine microbes, called phytoplankton, by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the University of South Carolina has solved a ten-year-old mystery about the source of an essential nutrient in the ocean. Roughly a decade ago scientists discovered a rare form of organic phosphorus in marine organic matter. Not only were the researchers surprised to find this form of...