Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation

Life of Science

Edited by Rolando Chamy

Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

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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BiodegradationLife of ScienceEdited by Rolando Chamy

Published: June 14th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/52777

ISBN: 978-953-51-1154-2

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

63433 Total Chapter Downloads

57 Crossref Citations

82 Web of Science Citations

193 Dimensions Citations

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1. Biodegradation of Medical Purpose Polymeric Materials and Their Impact on Biocompatibility

By Elisa Tamariz and Ariadna Rios-Ramírez

3525

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2. Biosurfactants: Production and Applications

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

7422

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3. Aerobic Biodegradation of Surfactants

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

2930

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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

3549

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5. Creation of Novel Green Surfactants Containing Carbonate Linkages

By Taisuke Banno, Taro Toyota and Shuichi Matsumura

2383

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6. Biodegradable Polymers

By Babak Ghanbarzadeh and Hadi Almasi

9001

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7. Antimicrobial Modifications of Polymers

By Vladimir Sedlarik

3522

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8. Insecticide Resistence of Bumblebee Species

By Marie Zarevúcka

1638

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9. Biodegradation of Synthetic Detergents

By Olusola Abayomi Ojo-Omoniyi

3573

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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

7138

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11. Biodegradation: Involved Microorganisms and Genetically Engineered Microorganisms

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

12649

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12. Microbial Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium as a Mechanism of Detoxification and Possible Bioremediation Applications

By Silvia Focardi, Milva Pepi and Silvano E. Focardi

3230

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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

2873

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