Environmental Cleanup Approach Using Bioinformatics in Bioremediation

  • M. H. Fulekar

Abstract

Environmental pollutants have become a major global concern. The modern growth of industrialization, urbanization, modern agricultural development, energy generation, have resulted in indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources for fulfilling the human desires and need, which have contributed in disturbing the ecological balance on which the quality of our environment depends. Human beings in true sense are the product of their environment. Man-environment relationship indicates that pollution and deterioration of environment has a social origin. The modern technological advancements in chemical processes have given rise to new products, new pollutants and in much abundant level which are above the self cleaning capacities of environment. One of the major issues in recent times is the threat to the human life caused due to the progressive deterioration of the environment.

Keywords

Naphthalene Diox Reme Dene Burkholderia 

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  • M. H. Fulekar
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  1. 1.Department of Life SciencesUniv. of MumbaiMumbai

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