Bioremediation Desk Manual for the Environmental Professional by Gulf Publishing

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Number of Pages97
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ISBN 100934165335
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oil), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), heterocyclic compounds (such as pyridine or quinoline. “Bioremediation is an area with growing importance and the publication of this book timely. This book provides an array of molecular applications in the fields of bioremediation and microbial ecology.

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"For this volume, Biodegradation and Bioremediation, a number of experts from universities, government laboratories and industry, share their specialist knowledge. This book highlights the role fungi play in bioremediation, as well as the mechanisms and enzymes involved in this process.

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