Biological Degradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls by Mutant Organisms

  • Anne Kopecky
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 28)


Arochlor 1260 is one of the most highly chlorinated polychlor-inated biphenyls (PCB) known, containing isomers of 5 through 9 chloride groups. Thirty-eight percent and 41% contain 6 and 7 chloride groups, respectively. It is generally considered to be nonbiodegradable.


Carbon Dioxide Laboratory Experiment Environmental Pollutant Activate Sludge Treatment Method 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne Kopecky
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  1. 1.Sybron BiochemicalSalemUSA

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