Biodegradation of Xenobiotics

By Yana Topalova & Raycho Dimkov
December 2003
Sofia University
ISBN: 954-8826-63-1
101 pages, Illustrated, 5 " x 8"
$49.50 Paper Original

Topics covered in this book include: Bioremediation techniques for detoxification of hazardous pollutants in industrial waters and sludges, Feasibility study of bioremediation potential of activated sludge towards PCP: integrated approach, Adaptive response of trivial activated sludge towards toxic effects of ONP, PCP and combination ONP/PCP, Anaerobic sequencing batch reactor as initiating stage in complete pentachlorophenol biodegradation, Bioindicative potential of micro- and metafauna in the activated sludge towards ONP, Combined effect of environmental parameters and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on microbial activity in petroleum contaminated sediments. Contents include: Microbial oxidation in wastewater treatment, Biodegredation of xenobiotics, Metabolism of basic groups xenobiotics, Biological systems - specialized in the biodegradation of xenobiotics.


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