The bacterium Rhodococcous erythropolis can efficiently remove sulfur from hydrocarbon mixtures. Bio-desulfurization systems using this bacterium have been created to produce less polluting fuels.
"Using bacteria to get sulfur out of oil," Science News, Aug. 27, 1994, p. 134.
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