Book Volume 17 2009

Advances in Applied Bioremediation


ISBN: 978-3-540-89620-3 (Print) 978-3-540-89621-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Biological Remediation of Soil: An Overview of Global Market and Available Technologies

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-34

    Local Gain, Global Loss: The Environmental Cost of Action

  4. Chapter

    Pages 35-71

    Bioavailability of Contaminants in Soil

  5. Chapter

    Pages 73-89

    Biosurfactants in Bioremediation

  6. Chapter

    Pages 91-102

    The Diversity of Soluble Di-iron Monooxygenases with Bioremediation Applications

  7. Chapter

    Pages 103-121

    Bioremediation of Polluted Soil

  8. Chapter

    Pages 123-149

    Soil Bioremediation Strategies Based on the Use of Fungal Enzymes

  9. Chapter

    Pages 151-172

    Anaerobic Metabolism and Bioremediation of Explosives-Contaminated Soil

  10. Chapter

    Pages 173-187

    Biological Remediation of Petroleum Contaminants

  11. Chapter

    Pages 189-199

    Bioremediation of Benzene-contaminated Underground Aquifers

  12. Chapter

    Pages 201-220

    Microbial Remediation of Metals in Soils

  13. Chapter

    Pages 221-238

    Transformations of Toxic Metals and Metalloids by Pseudomonas stutzeri Strain KC and its Siderophore Pyridine-2,6-bis(thiocarboxylic acid)

  14. Chapter

    Pages 239-256

    Biomining Microorganisms: Molecular Aspects and Applications in Biotechnology and Bioremediation

  15. Chapter

    Pages 257-277

    Advances in Phytoremediation and Rhizoremediation

  16. Chapter

    Pages 279-298

    Phytoremediation for Oily Desert Soils

  17. Chapter

    Pages 299-313

    Heavy Metal Phytoremediation: Microbial Indicators of Soil Health for the Assessment of Remediation Efficiency

  18. Chapter

    Pages 315-338

    The Environment and the Tools in Rhizo- and Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil

  19. Chapter

    Pages 339-353

    Molecular Tools for Monitoring and Validating Bioremediation

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 355-361