Biodegradation of Nitroaromatic Compounds

Hardcover | May 31, 1995

EditorJim C. Spain

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'The depth of each chapter attests to the qualifications of its authors....Plenty of references, and the presentation format is excellent. Overall, this is an excellent book for anybody interested in the subject. However, the most important feature is the timeliness of this book.' -Journal of the American Chemical Society

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'The depth of each chapter attests to the qualifications of its authors....Plenty of references, and the presentation format is excellent. Overall, this is an excellent book for anybody interested in the subject. However, the most important feature is the timeliness of this book.' -Journal of the American Chemical Society

Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:May 31, 1995Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 13:9780306450143

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Overview: Basic Knowledge and Perspectives on Biodegradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and Related Nitroaromatic Compounds in Contaminated Soil; P.G. Rieger, H.J. Knackmuss. Aerobic Bacteria: Bacterial Degradation of Nitroaromatic Compounds Under Aerobic Conditions; J.C. Spain. Microbial Production of Catechols from Nitroaromatic Compounds; R. Meulenberg, J.A.M. de Bont. Potential of Toluene-Degrading Systems for the Construction of Hybrid Pathways for Nitrotoluene Metabolism; J. Ramos, et al. Anaerobic Bacteria: Anaerobic Transformation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and Other Nitroaromatic Compounds; A. Preuss, P.G. Rieger. Biodegradation of Nitrated Munition Compounds and Herbicides by Obligately Anaerobic Bacteria; R.L. Crawford. Degradation Pathways of Nitropolycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Microorganisms; C. Cerniglia, C. Somerville. Fungi: Biodegradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by the White Rot Fungus Phanaerochaete chrysosporium; J.D. Stahl, S.D. Aust. Pathway of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene; (TNT) Degradation by Phanaerochaete Chrysosporium; J. Michels, G. Gottschalk. Related Biochemistry: Bioorganic Chemistry of the Arylhydroxylamine and Nitrosoarene Functional Groups; M.D. Corbett, B.R. Corbett. Transformation of Inorganic Noxides by Dentrifying and Nitrifying Bacteria: Pathways, Mechanisms, and Relevance to Biotransformation of Nitroaromatic Compounds; B. Averill. Environmental Processes Influencing the Rate of Abiotic Reductions of Nitroaromatic Compounds in the Subsurface; S.B. Haderlein, R.P. Schwarzenbach. Index.

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`The depth of each chapter attests to the qualifications of its authors....Plenty of references, and the presentation format is excellent. Overall, this is an excellent book for anybody interested in the subject. However, the most important feature is the timeliness of this book.' Journal of the American Chemical Society