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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 permitting expertise for sustainable environmental defense 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 average and polluted ecosystems, and the principles of functional bioremediation methods. Chapters on organic pollutants keep an eye on within the chemical undefined, biodegradation of chronic molecules (halogenated compounds, polycyclic fragrant hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, insecticides, detergents, etc.), microbial variety with effect on worldwide swap, bioaugmentation innovations, and sensors for ecotoxicological tracking, can be of worth to environmental scientists, engineers, and decision-makers excited by the improvement, overview, or implementation of organic therapy systems.

For info on Soil Remediation, see Focus on Biotechnology volume3B, and for info on Waste Water and Waste gasoline dealing with, see Focus on Biotechnology quantity 3C.

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