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I also found something other of interest, apparently a certain Daniel Burd isolated some microorganisms from a landfill, full info here: https://oxsci.org/2018/11/27/daniel-burd-17-year-old-eco-expert/ The organisms that he found degrading PET were genus Sphingomonas and Pseudomonas. I couldn't find weather they had PVC degrading capabilities though. As ...


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If you read the Wikipedia article carefully, and the recent article in PNAS on improving the enzymes responsible for TET degradation, it is evident that Ideonella sakaiensis is the only example so far known of a bacterium that can use PET as an energy source. As it is a Japanese marine bacterium it will not be found in “domestic spaces”. The requirement for ...


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