Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation of Hazardous and Special Products

Edited by Rolando Chamy

Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

This book contains a collection of different research activities that include the biodegradation compounds with contaminant characteristics and special products of different interests as an added value product or that allows following up various biological processes. The chapters consider the degradation of contaminant compounds generated by industrial activities, i.e., oil industry by-product compounds and halogen compounds or compound generated by natural phenomena such as tsunamis, which require interventions to recover damaged soils. In addition, the book contains chapters that involve special product degradation processes such as chlorophyll, which corresponds to a biological process indicator as photosynthesis.

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Biodegradation of Hazardous and Special ProductsEdited by Rolando Chamy

Published: June 14th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/52778

ISBN: 978-953-51-1155-9

Copyright year: 2013

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14961 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

46 Dimensions Citations

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1. Isolation and Characterization of Cypermethrin Degrading Bacteria Screened from Contaminated Soil

By L. B. Yin, L. Z. Zhao, Y. Liu, D. Y. Zhang, S. B. Zhang and K. Xiao

2219

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2. Chlorophyll Biodegradation

By Nina Djapic

1083

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3. Bioremediation of Agricultural Land Damaged by Tsunami

By M. Azizul Moqsud and K. Omine

1355

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4. Microbial Degradation of Some Halogenated Compounds: Biochemical and Molecular Features

By Yu-Huei Peng and Yang-hsin Shih

1585

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5. Biodegradation of Melanoidin from Distillery Effluent: Role of Microbes and Their Potential Enzymes

By Anita Rani Santal and Nater Pal Singh

3299

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6. Degradability: Enzymatic and in Simulated Compost Soil of PLLA:PCL Blend and on Their Composite with Coconut Fiber

By Yasko Kodama

1787

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7. Intradiol Dioxygenases — The Key Enzymes in Xenobiotics Degradation

By Urszula Guzik, Katarzyna Hupert-Kocurek and Danuta Wojcieszyńska

1694

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8. Hydrocarbon Biodegradation Potential of Native and Exogenous Microbial Inocula in Mexican Tropical Soils

By Ildefonso Díaz-Ramírez, Erika Escalante-Espinosa, Randy Adams Schroeder , Reyna Fócil-Monterrubio and Hugo Ramírez-Saad

1939

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