Biodegradation of Mono-Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fungi

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Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

The biodegradation of organic compounds by fungal strains has been studied for several decades. Fungi have proven to be able to degrade a wide range of different pollutants, including aliphatic, aromatic and polycyclic aromatic compounds, but not necessarily as sole carbon and energy source.

Keywords

Fungal Strain Phanerochaete Chrysosporium Styrene Oxide Polycyclic Aromatic Compound Xylene Isomer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Campus da ZapateiraUniversity of La CoruñaLa CoruñaSpain

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