5 edition of Microbial Processes for Bioremediation (Bioremediation, 3(8).) found in the catalog.
by Battelle Pr
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert E. Hinchee (Editor), Fred J. Brockman (Editor), Catherine M. Vogel (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||361|
A tremendous variety of microbial processes potentially can be exploited, extending bioremediation's utility far beyond its use today. Whether the application is conventional or novel by today's standards, the same principles must be applied to stimulate the right type and amount of microbial activity. Bioremediation refers to the use of either naturally occurring or deliberately introduced microorganisms to consume and break down environmental pollutants, in order to clean a polluted site. It is a process that uses mainly microorganisms but also plants, or microbial or plant enzymes to detoxify contaminants in the soil and other environments.
The book entitled “Advances in Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Industrial Waste” edited by Ram Chandra published by CRC Press of Taylor and Francis Group (), pp., Price: $; ISBN ; ISBN (Fig.1). This book covers broader aspect of bioremediation and biodegradation of environmental pollutants. The pollution due to industrialisation . "This book includes chapters prepared by professionals with expertise in environmental microbiology, biotechnology, bioremediation, and environmental engineering. Biodegradation is addressed comprehensively with emphasis on biodegradation chemistry and microbiology. easy to read and will be useful to professionals, teachers, and : Hardcover.
Microbial Processes for Treatment of e-Waste Printed Circuit Boards and Their Mechanisms for Metal(s) Solubilization With Shailesh R. Dave, Asha B. Sodha, Devayani R. Tipre Discarded, end-of-life, broken as well as obsolete electrical and electronic devices are . The control and optimization of bioremediation processes is a complex system of many factors. These factors include: the existence of a microbial population capable of degrading the pollutants; the avail-ability of contaminants to the microbial population; the environment factors (type of soil, temperature.
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Microbial bioremediation is an economic and eco-friendly process that uses naturally occurring microorganisms to degrade hazardous toxic chemical substances into less toxic or nontoxic substances.
The toxicity of metals occurs in humans due to environmental pollution or occupational exposure. In book: Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation, Edition: 1st, Chapter: Heavy metals and hydrocarbons: Adverse effects and mechanism of toxicity, Publisher.
Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation brings together experts in relevant fields to describe the successful application of microbes and their derivatives for bioremediation of potentially toxic and relatively novel compounds.
This single-source reference encompasses all categories of pollutants and their applications in a convenient, comprehensive package.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers derived from the Third International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium, held in San Diego, Calif., Apr. This book describes the basic principles of biodegradation and shows how these principles are related to bioremediation.
Authored by leading, international environmental microbiologists, it discusses topics such as aerobic biodegradation, microbial degradation of pollutants, and microbial.
Microbial processes are environmentally compatible and can be integrated with non-biological processes to detoxify, degrade and immobilize environmental contaminants.
Bioremediation, the application of biological methods, has been used successfully for soil remediation.5/5(1). Microbial electrochemical technologies (METs) are majorly catalyzed by the conventional electrochemical processes through microbial catalysis. This chapter summarizes the origin and history, diversification, and application of MET as a sustainable platform technology in the domain of waste remediation, resource recovery, and bioenergy generation.
s - Continuing bioremediation projects by Richard Raymond of Sun Oil mids - emphasis on bioengineering organisms for Composting is a process by which organic wastes are degraded by mi croorganisms, typically at elevated temperatures.
fertilizer for increasing the microbial population and consequent biodegradation rate. To act. Environmental contamination from both natural and anthropogenic sources is, today, a major environmental concern due to pervasiveness and persistence of many toxicants.
It is considered as an inevitable evil of our progress and modernization. To decontaminate the soils, sediments and waters, polluted by anthropogenic activities, the scientists and technologists have evolved different Reviews: 1. The various chapters in this book focus on approaches to reduce these wastes through the application of potential microbes, in a process called bioremediation.
The book is a one-stop reference resource on the methods, mechanisms and application of the bio-composites, in the laboratory and field.
Microbial remediation of pollutants involves the use of microorganisms to degrade pollutants either completely to water and carbon dioxide (for organic pollutants) or into less toxic forms.
In the case of nonbiodegradable inorganic compounds, bioremediation takes the form of bioaccumulation or conversion of one toxic species to a less toxic form for example Cr(VI) is converted to less toxic (III). Biofilms represent the natural living style of microbial communities and play a pivotal role in biogeochemical cycles and natural attenuation.
Biofilms can be engineered for biodegradation and biotransformation of organic and inorganic contaminants, for both in situ bioremediation and ex situ treatment in bioreactors.
This book focuses on microbial biofilms and their potential technological. The engineering of bioremediation processes relies on information about the site and about candidate microorganisms. Process analysis usually begins with fixed waste characteristics but with options for microbial cultures, reactor types, waste pretreatment, and process operating conditions.
The control and optimization of bioremediation processes is a complex system of many factors. These factors include: the existence of a microbial population capable of degrading the pollutants; the availability of contaminants to the microbial population; the environment factors (type of soil, temperature, pH, the presence of oxygen or other.
A large number of enzymes from bacteria, fungi, and plants have been reported to be involved in the biodegradation of toxic organic pollutants. Bioremediation is a cost effective and nature friendly biotechnology that is powered by microbial enzymes.
The research activity in this area would contribute towards developing advanced bioprocess technology to reduce the toxicity of the pollutants. This information leads to a greater understanding of the role of microbial community structure and function with respect to bioremediation.
Bioremediation with Extracellular Electron Transfer Geobacter species are often the predominant organisms when extracellular electron transfer is an important bioremediation process in subsurface environments. polluted sites using microbial process (bioremediation) has.
proven effective and reliable due to its eco-friendly fea-tures. Bioremediation can either be carried out ex situ or. This book presents a summary of terrestrial microbial processes, which are a key factor in supporting healthy life on our planet. The authors explain how microorganisms maintain the soil ecosystem through recycling carbon and nitrogen and then provide insights into how soil microbiology processes integrate into ecosystem science, helping to achieve successful bioremediation as well as safe and.
Advantages and Limitations of Bioremediation: Advantages of Bioremediation: 1. Natural Process: Bioremediation is a natural process and accepted by the public as waste treatment process for contaminated material such as soil. Microbes able to degrade the contaminant, increase in numbers and release harmless products.
Even though this is an efficient process of waste management but bioremediation cannot destroy % contaminants. Bacteria can easily digest contaminants like chlorinated pesticides or clean oil spills but microorganisms fail to destroy heavy metals like lead and cadmium.
Types of Bioremediation. Bioremediation is of three types – 1. The term “bioremediation” has been used to describe the process of using microorganisms to degrade or remove hazardous components of the wastes from the environment.
Biodegradation and its application in bioremediation of organic pollutants have benefited from the biochemical and molecular studies of microbial processes.microbial biodegradation and bioremediation Download microbial biodegradation and bioremediation or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
Click Download or Read Online button to get microbial biodegradation and bioremediation book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.Microbial biodegradation is the use of bioremediation and biotransformation methods to harness the naturally occurring ability of microbial xenobiotic metabolism to degrade, transform or accumulate environmental pollutants, including hydrocarbons (e.g.
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