Application in Bioremediation and Production of Industrial Enzymes

Edited by Maria Julia Amoroso, Claudia Susana Benimeli, Sergio Antonio Cuozzo

© 2013 – CRC Press

296 pages | 2 Color Illus. | 52 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781466578739
pub: 2013-03-11
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About the Book

This book describes isolated actinobacteria from different environments, and how these can be used to bioremediate heavy metals and pesticides in contaminated sites. It also describes how free-living actinobacteria acquire the capability to produce nodules in plants and how this factor could be important for accelerating the degradation of pesticides in soils or slurries. Some chapters show how actinobacteria can be used to produce industrial enzymes and metabolites under different physicochemical conditions for use in the food industry. This book will interest professionals involved with waste management, environmental protection, and pollution abatement.

Table of Contents

Biology of Actinomycetes in the Rhizosphere of Nitrogen-Fixing Plants

Mariana Solans and Gernot Vobis

Cultural Factors Affecting Heavy Metals Removal by Actinobacteria

Liliana Beatriz Villegas, Analia Rodríguez, Claudia Elisabet Pereira and Carlos Mauricio Abate

Morphological Changes and Oxidative Stress in Actinobacteria during Removal of Heavy Metals

Verónica L. Colin, Liliana B. Villegas, Claudia Pereyra, María J. Amoroso and Carlos M. Abate

Activation of Silent Genes in Actinobacteria by Exploiting Metal Stress

Götz Haferburg and Erika Kothe

Overview of Copper Resistance and Oxidative Stress Response in Amycolatopsis tucumanensis, a Useful Strain for Bioremediation

José S. Dávila Costa, Erika Kothe, María J. Amoroso and Carlos M. Abate

Multi-metal Bioremediation by Microbial Assisted Phytoremediation

Martin Reinicke, Frank Schindler, Martin Roth and Erika Kothe

Cooperative Activity of Actinobacteria and Plants in Soil Bioremediation Processes

Mariana C. Atjian, Marta A. Polti, María J. Amoroso and Carlos M. Abate

Cadmium Bioremediation by a Resistant Streptomyces Strain

Manuel Siñeriz Louis, Erika Kothe and Carlos Mauricio Abate

Streptomyces from Soils Contaminated with Boron Compounds

Norma Beatriz Moraga, María Julia Amoroso and Verónica Beatriz Rajal

Biodegradation of Pesticides by Actinobacteria and their Possible Application in Biobed Systems

Gabriela Briceño, L. Pizzul and María C.Diez

Lindane Removal Using Streptomyces Strains and Maize (Zeas mays) Plants

Analía Álvarez, Luciano Matías Yañez and María Julia Amoroso

Actinobacteria Consortia as Lindane Bioremediation Tool for Liquid and Soil Systems

María S. Fuentes, Juliana M. Sáez, Claudia S. Benimeli and María J. Amoroso

Chlordane Biodegradation Under Aerobic Conditions by Actinobacteria Strains

Natalia Bourguignon, Sergio A. Cuozzo, María S. Fuentes, Claudia S. Benimeli and María J. Amoroso

Metabolic Diversity and Flexibility for Hydrocarbon Biodegradation by Rhodococcus

Héctor M. Alvarez and Roxana A. Silva

Cold-active Enzymes Bioprospecting from Actinobacteria Isolated from Beagle Channel, in South Extreme of Argentina

Adriana E. Alvarenga, Claudia E. Pereira, Héctor A. Cristóbal and Carlos M. Abate

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology