Biodegradation and Detoxification of Environmental Pollutants: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Biodegradation and Detoxification of Environmental Pollutants

1st Edition

By A.M Chakrabarty

CRC Press

253 pages

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The basic objective of the book is to define and review the recent advances in our understand on the biological mechanisms in the biodegradation and detoxification of various environmental pollutants. The book encompasses recent studies on the mode of detoxication of such mercurial compounds by various microorganisms

Table of Contents

1. Microbial metabolism and enzymology of selected pesticides 2. Microbial degradation of polychlorinated biphenyls 3. Chemical transformations of aromatic hydrocarbons that support the growth of microorganisms 4. Genetic and biochemical basis for microbial transformations and detoxification of mercury and mercurial compounds 5. Recurring themes and repeated sequences in metabolic evolution 6. Genetic mechanisms in the dissimilation of chlorinated compounds

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science