Biodegradative Bacteria: How Bacteria Degrade, Survive, Adapt, and Evolve

Biodegradative Bacteria: How Bacteria Degrade, Survive, Adapt, and Evolve

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ISBN-13: 9784431561347
Publisher: Springer Japan
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Genetic and genomic systems

1. Rhodococcus multiple-enzyme and parallel-degradation system for aromatic compounds

2. Appearance and evolution of gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane-degrading bacteria

3. Diversity of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)-degradative genes and degrading bacteria

4. Genetic system of organohalide-respiring bacteria

5. Mobile catabolic genetic elements in pseudomonads

6. Adaptation to xenobiotics and toxic compounds by Cupriavidus and Ralstonia with special reference to Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 and mobile genetic elements

7. Conjugative elements: Host chromosome function modifiers

Part 2 Enzyme systems

8. On-line monitoring of biodegradation processes using enzymatic biosensors

9. Structure and function of aromatic-ring hydroxylating dioxygenase system

10. The protocatechuate 4,5-cleavage pathway: Overview and new findings

11. Toluene tolerance systems in Pseudomonas

12. Diversity and evolution of aromatic degradation pathway enzymes in an activated sludge

Part 3 Bacterial behavior in natural environmental systems

13. Syntrophic interactions in biodegradative consortia

14. Strategies to reveal genomic function in natural soil systems

15. Monitoring microbial community dynamics to evaluate bioremediation

16. Selective stimulation of aromatic compound degradation by the indigenous marine bacterium Cycloclasticus for bioremediation of oil spills in the marine environment

17. Biofilm as a multicellular bacterial system


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