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Molecular approaches in bioremediation

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16665 42517 2008 7 PDF Available
Title
Molecular approaches in bioremediation
Abstract

Bacteria have enormous catabolic potential for remediating wastes; however, the interactions between bacteria and pollutants are complex and suitable remediation does not always take place. Hence, molecular approaches are being applied to enhance bioremediation. Here, an overview is provided of the recent advances in bioremediation by utilizing rhizoremediation, protein engineering, metabolic engineering, whole-transcriptome profiling, and proteomics for the degradation of recalcitrant pollutants such as chlorinated aliphatics and polychlorinated biphenyls as well as for binding heavy metals.

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Molecular approaches in bioremediation
Publisher
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Current Opinion in Biotechnology - Volume 19, Issue 6, December 2008, Pages 572–578
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Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering