Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation - Life of Science

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Rolando Chamy
Rolando Chamy

Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaiso,
Chile

Published14 June 2013

Doi10.5772/52777

ISBN978-953-51-1154-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6350-3

Copyright year2013

Number of pages380

This book contains a collection of different biodegradation research activities where biological processes take place. The book has two main sections: A) Polymers and Surfactants Biodegradation and B) Biodegradation: Microbial Behaviour.

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2. Biosurfactants: Production and Applications

By R.S. Reis, G.J. Pacheco, A.G. Pereira and D.M.G. Freire

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3. Aerobic Biodegradation of Surfactants

By Encarnación Jurado, Mercedes Fernández-Serrano, Francisco Ríos and Manuela Lechuga

4,576
9
4. Ecotoxicological Behavior of some Cationic and Amphoteric Surfactants (Biodegradation, Toxicity and Risk Assessment)

By Stefania Gheorghe, Irina Lucaciu, Iuliana Paun, Catalina Stoica and Elena Stanescu

4,806
12
5. Creation of Novel Green Surfactants Containing Carbonate Linkages

By Taisuke Banno, Taro Toyota and Shuichi Matsumura

3,489
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6. Biodegradable Polymers

By Babak Ghanbarzadeh and Hadi Almasi

11,803
57
4,858
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9. Biodegradation of Synthetic Detergents

By Olusola Abayomi Ojo-Omoniyi

5,212
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10. Pesticide Biodegradation: Mechanisms, Genetics and Strategies to Enhance the Process

By Ma. Laura Ortiz-Hernández, Enrique Sánchez-Salinas, Edgar Dantán-González and María Luisa Castrejón-Godínez

11,971
42
11. Biodegradation: Involved Microorganisms and Genetically Engineered Microorganisms

By Nezha Tahri Joutey, Wifak Bahafid, Hanane Sayel and Naïma El Ghachtouli

19,566
67
13. Phenolic Extractives and Natural Resistance of Wood

By M. S. Nascimento, A. L. B. D. Santana, C. A. Maranhão, L. S. Oliveira and L. Bieber

4,158
12

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