By Gerhard Stucki, Patrick Steinle (auth.), Spiros N. Agathos, Walter Reineke (eds.)
At the sunrise of the twenty first century, biotechnology is rising as a key allowing know-how for sustainable environmental safety and stewardship. Biotechnology for the surroundings: procedure and Fundamentals captures the dynamism of environmental biotechnology because it addresses the molecular functioning of microorganisms as cleanup brokers, their communal interactions in usual and polluted ecosystems, and the principles of sensible bioremediation strategies. Chapters on organic toxins keep an eye on within the chemical undefined, biodegradation of power molecules (halogenated compounds, polycyclic fragrant hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, insecticides, detergents, etc.), microbial range with effect on worldwide switch, bioaugmentation options, and sensors for ecotoxicological tracking, may be of worth to environmental scientists, engineers, and decision-makers interested by the advance, assessment, or implementation of organic therapy systems.
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