Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation - Life of Science

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Academic Editor

Rolando Chamy

Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

PublishedJune 14th, 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

4,194
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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

4,370
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5. Creation of Novel Green Surfactants Containing Carbonate Linkages

By Taisuke Banno, Taro Toyota and Shuichi Matsumura

3,310
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6. Biodegradable Polymers

By Babak Ghanbarzadeh and Hadi Almasi

11,012
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9. Biodegradation of Synthetic Detergents

By Olusola Abayomi Ojo-Omoniyi

4,927
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

10,759
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11. Biodegradation: Involved Microorganisms and Genetically Engineered Microorganisms

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

18,093
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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

3,745
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