Biochemistry of microbial degradation

Biochemistry of microbial degradation

by Colin Ratledge (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401047388
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/25/2012
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 590
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Biodegradation of components of petroleum; P. Morgan, R.J. Watkinson. 2. Microbial metabolism and transformation of selected monoterpenes; P.W. Trudgill. 3. Formation and function of biosurfactants for degradation of water-insoluble substrates; R.K. Hommel. 4. Biodegradation of oils, fats and fatty acids; C. Ratledge. 5. Biodegradation of anionic surfactants and related molecules; G.F. White, N.J. Russell. 6. Biochemistry and physiology of the degradation of nitrilotriacetic acid and other metal complexing agents; T. Egli. 7. Enzymes and mechanisms involved in microbial cellulysis; T.M. Wood, V. Garcia-Campayo. 8. Biodegradation of lignin and hemicelluloses; T.W. Jeffries. 9. Physiology of microbial degradation of chitin and chitosan; G.W. Gooday. 10. Biodegradation of starch and alpha-glycan polymers; M.V. Ramesh, B.C. Saha, S.P. Mathupala, S. Podkovyrov, J.G. Zeikus. 11. The physiology of aromatic hydrocabon degrading bacteria; M.R. Smith. 12. Microbial dehalogenation of haloaliphatic compounds; J.H. Slater. 12. Biodegradation of halogenated aromatic compounds; L.C.M. Commandeur, J.R. Parsons. 14. Bacterial degradation of N-heterocyclic compounds; G. Schwarz, F. Lingens. 15. Biodegradation of inorganic nitrogen compounds; J.A. Cole. 16. Biochemistry of anaerobic biodegradation of aromatic compounds; G. Fuchs, M. El Said Mohamed, U. Altenschmidt, J. Koch, A. Lack, R. Brackmann, C. Lochmeyer, B. Oswald. 17. Biocorrosion: the action of sulphate-reducing bacteria; W.A. Hamilton. Index of compounds. Index of organisms.

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