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Biotechnology for the Environment: Strategy and Fundamentals

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Series: Focus on Biotechnology Volume: 3A
Edited By: SN Agathos and W Reineke
Publisher: Springer Nature
Biotechnology for the Environment: Strategy and Fundamentals
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  • Biotechnology for the Environment: Strategy and Fundamentals ISBN: 9781402005299 Hardback Dec 2002 Out of Print #133098
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At the dawn of the 21st century, biotechnology is emerging as a key to enabling technology for sustainable envrionmental protection and stewardship. i;Biotechnology for the Environment: Strategy and Fundamentals&o; captures the dynamism of environmental biotechnology as it addresses the molecular functioning of microorganisms as cleanup agents, their communal interactions in natural and polluted ecosystems, and the foundations of practical bioremediation processes.


Colophon. Editors preface. 1. Strategic views. Application of the biotechnological potential for environmental challenges in the chemical industry. G. Stucki, P. Steinle. 2. Molecular aspects of xenobiotic degradation. Molecular characterisation of key enzymes in halorespiration. H. Smidt, et al. Diversity and activity of microbes oxidizing methane and ammonium in northern organic soils under changing environmental conditions. P.J. Martikainen, et al. The haloalkane dehalogenase genes dhlA and dhaA are globally distrtibuted and highly conserved. G.J. Poelarends, et al. 3. Biodegradation. Microbial aspects in bioremediation of soils polluted by polyaromatic hydrocarbons. P. Wattiau. Transfer of catabolic plasmids in soil and activated sludge: a feasible bioaugmentation strategy? E.M. Top. Coping with a halogenated one-carbon diet: aerobic dichloromethane-mineralising bacteria. S. Vuilleumier. Microbial degradation of pollutants at low concentrations and in the presence of alternative carbon substrates: emerging patterns. T. Egli. Towards a better understanding of enhanced pesticide biodegradation. S.J. Goux, et al. Microbial degradation of chlorinated aromatic compounds. W. Reineke, et al. The role of environmental conditions and biotic interactions between microbial species in degradation of chlorinated pollutants. O. Drzyzga, et al. Characterised reactions in aerobic and anaerobic utilisation of linear alkylbenzenesulphonate (LAS). W. Dong, et al. Mechanisms involving the aerobic biodegradation of PCB in the environment. D.D. Focht, et al. Enzymology of the breakdown of synthetic chelating agents. T. Egli, M. Witschel. 4. Ecotoxicology. Transgenic nematodes as biosensors of environmental stress. D.I. De Pomerai, et al. Index.

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Out of Print
Series: Focus on Biotechnology Volume: 3A
Edited By: SN Agathos and W Reineke
Publisher: Springer Nature
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