Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology, Vol. 8 : Bioremediation book cover
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Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology, Vol. 8

ISBN 9781578082452
Published January 1, 2003 by CRC Press
358 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses petroleum spill bioremediation, the use of spectroscopy to identify microbial metabolic pathways, the detoxification of mercury by using recombinant mercury-resistant bacteria, and the use of manganese-oxidizing bacteria for bioremediation.

Table of Contents

Cold-Active Enzymes from Cold-Adapted Microorganisms: Their Possible Applications and Structural Relationships with Mesophilic and Thermophilic Counterparts; Engineering of Microbial Dioxygenases for the Degradation of Xenobiotic Compounds; Piezophilic Bacteria in the Deep-Sea: Isolation, Taxonomy, Diversity, Molecular Adaptation and Biotechnological Potential; Microbial Control of Heavy Metal Pollution: An Overview; Molecular Characterization of Phenol-Degradation Bacteria in Activated Sludge; Cadmium and Manganese Transport Genes in Bacteria; Mercury Remediation Using Natural and Recombinant Microbes; Applications of Molecular Technologies in Environmental Biotechnology for Monitoring Bacteria; Biotechnological Treatment of Sulfur-Containing Wastewaters; Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals: An Overview; Chemical and Biological Transformation of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Toxins

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