Advances in Applied Microbiology

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Allen I. Laskin, Joan W. Bennett, Geoffrey M. Gadd
Gulf Professional Publishing, 2001 - Science - 264 pages
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Advances in Applied Microbiology offers intensive reviews of the latest techniques and discoveries in this rapidly moving field. The editors are recognized experts and the format is comprehensive and instructive.
 

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Contents

LowMolecularWeight Mediators and Free Radicals
25
Biodegradation of NitroSubstituted Explosives TNT RDX and HMX
35
Microbial Degradation of Pollutants in Pulp Mill Effluents
79
Measures To Reduce Pollution Load
87
Conclusions and Future Research Needs
125
Bioremediation Technologies for MetalContaining Wastewaters Using
135
Wastewater Treatment Systems with FullScale Application
142
Selected Wastewater Treatment Systems Having Reached the Pilot
157
Current Status of Microbial Tests for Use in ERA of Organic Contamination of Soils
205
Conclusions
206
References
207
The Developmental Biology of FungiA New Concept Introduced By Anton de Bary Gerhart Drews I Historical Retrospect
213
Development and Sexuality of Fungi
216
Taxonomy of Fungi
222
Concluding Remarks
224
References
225

Conclusion
164
The Role of Microorganisms in Ecological Risk Assessment of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Soils C J A MacLeod A W J Morriss and Kirk ...
171
Introduction
172
SoilContaminant Interactions
174
Bioavailability of Contaminants to Microbial Communities in Soil
179
The Role of Microorganisms in Environmental Risk Assessment
183
Microbial Tests for Evaluating Contaminant Impacts
184
In VitroBased Bioassays
185
In SifuBased Bioassays
187
Microbial Tests for Evaluating Potential Biodegradation Activity in Soils
195
Ecological Risk Assessment ERA
200
Choice of Assessment Endpoints
202
An Appreciation Ronald Bentley I Introduction
229
Gosio Gas
234
Mycophenolic Acid
236
Other Work in Microbiology
238
Bartolomeo GosioA Public Health Official
239
Publications and Awards
241
Why Is Bartolomeo Gosio Generally Forgotten?
243
Some Final Comments
246
References
247
Index
251
Contents of Previous Volumes
261
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