Microbial Degradation of Xenobiotics


ISBN: 978-3-642-23788-1 (Print) 978-3-642-23789-8 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-30

    Microbial Degradation of Polychlorophenols

  3. Chapter

    Pages 31-66

    Degradation of Chloro-organic Pollutants by White Rot Fungi

  4. Chapter

    Pages 67-99

    Microbial Styrene Degradation: From Basics to Biotechnology

  5. Chapter

    Pages 101-133

    Bacterial Decolorization and Degradation of Azo Dyes

  6. Chapter

    Pages 135-176

    Biodegradation of the Explosives TNT, RDX and HMX

  7. Chapter

    Pages 177-188

    Biodegradation of Mono-Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fungi

  8. Chapter

    Pages 189-211

    Bacterial Degradation of High Molecular Weight Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons

  9. Chapter

    Pages 213-233

    Microbial Degradation of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene: Application to Explosives Sensor

  10. Chapter

    Pages 235-261

    Biodegradation of Military Explosives RDX and HMX

  11. Chapter

    Pages 263-290

    Microbial Degradation of PAHs: Organisms and Environmental Compartments

  12. Chapter

    Pages 291-316

    Biodegradation of Aromatic Pollutants by Ligninolytic Fungal Strains

  13. Chapter

    Pages 317-338

    Microbial Degradation of Dye-Containing Wastewater

  14. Chapter

    Pages 339-369

    Bacterial Degradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons

  15. Chapter

    Pages 371-394

    Polyurethane Biodegradation

  16. Chapter

    Pages 395-410

    Microbial Degradation of Recalcitrant PAHs-Microbial Diversity Involving Remediation Process

  17. Chapter

    Pages 411-438

    Microbial Degradation of Plastics and Water-Soluble Polymers

  18. Chapter

    Pages 439-469

    Microbial Degradation of Alkanes

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 471-483