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Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Study period:
no data
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer reviewed literature data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Utilization of Aliphatic Amides and Nitriles by Nocardia rhodochrous LL100-21
Author:
Linton EA & Knowles CJ
Year:
1986
Bibliographic source:
J. Gen. Microbiol. 132: 1493 - 1501

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: no data
Deviations:
not specified
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Nocardia rhodochrous strain LL100-21 was grown on methacrylonitrile as sole source of nitrogen
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of study / information:
Methacrylonitrile utilizing bacteria

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methacrylonitrile
EC Number:
204-817-5
EC Name:
Methacrylonitrile
Cas Number:
126-98-7
Molecular formula:
C4H5N
IUPAC Name:
methacrylonitrile
Details on test material:
- Commercial product of unspecified purity

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Methacrylamide did not induce activity of acetonitrile hydratase and acetamidase.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Nocardia rhodochrous strain LL100-21 was grown on methacrylonitrile as sole source of nitrogen; methacrylamide did not induce activity of acetonitrile hydratase and acetamidase.