Marine-Derived Fungi: Promising Candidates for Enhanced Bioremediation

  • Anjana K. ValaEmail author
  • Bhumi Sachaniya
  • Bharti P. Dave
Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)


Marine environments due to their unique characteristics support microbial population adapted to withstand adverse conditions. Marine-derived fungi, compared to their terrestrial counterparts, are better suited for bioremediation of a range of pollutants including heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), textile dye effluents and other recalcitrant compounds and xenobiotics. The present work emphasizes on harnessing marine-derived fungi in the field of bioremediation.



Head, Department of Life Sciences, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Dr. B.M. Gohil is thankfully acknowledged for providing kind support.


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  • Anjana K. Vala
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bhumi Sachaniya
    • 1
  • Bharti P. Dave
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Life SciencesMaharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar UniversityBhavnagarIndia
  2. 2.School of SciencesIndrashil UniversityRajpurIndia

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