Table of contents

  1. D. Pérez-Pantoja, B. González, D. H. Pieper
  2. D. H. Pieper, B. González, B. Cámara, D. Pérez-Pantoja, W. Reineke
  3. Beatriz Galán, Julia García-Fernández, Carmen Felpeto-Santero, Lorena Fernández-Cabezón, José L. García
  4. Tim Nichol, J. Colin Murrell, Thomas J. Smith
  5. Katrin Müller, Toni Mingers, V. Haskamp, Dieter Jahn, Martina Jahn
  6. Filip Kovacic, Nikolina Babic, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger
  7. Loreine Agulló, Dietmar H. Pieper, Michael Seeger
  8. Andrew T. Crombie, Nasmille L. Mejia-Florez, Terry J. McGenity, J. Colin Murrell
  9. Diana X. Sahonero-Canavesi, Isabel M. López-Lara, Otto Geiger
  10. L. Jimenez-Diaz, A. Caballero, A. Segura
  11. D. Pérez-Pantoja, R. Donoso, H. Junca, B. González, D. H. Pieper
  12. Valentina N. Khmelenina, J. Colin Murrell, Thomas J. Smith, Yuri A. Trotsenko
  13. Lorena Jimenez-Diaz, Antonio Caballero, Ana Segura
  14. Piia Kokkonen, Tana Koudelakova, Radka Chaloupkova, Lukas Daniel, Zbynek Prokop, Jiri Damborsky

About this book


This book describes the biochemistry and genetics of aerobic degradation of hydrocarbons and lipids by bacteria and yeasts, as well as the functional genomics of the best-known microorganisms involved in these processes. It forms part of the Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Series, a definitive resource of current knowledge on the diverse aspects of the interactions of microbes with hydrocarbons and lipids. Chapters are mainly focused on the new discoveries of recent years. It is aimed to scientists and others interested in different aspects of the microbiology of hydrocarbons.


Biodegradation Hydrocarbons Bacteria Yeasts Alkanes Gasoline Aromatic hydrocarbons Degradation of lipids Fatty acids

Editors and affiliations

  • Fernando Rojo
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIC Campus de CantoblancoCentro Nacional de Biotecnología CSIC Campus de CantoblancoMadridSpain

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-39782-5