Biodeterioration 7 by D. R. HoughtonBiodeterioration 7 by D. R. Houghton

Biodeterioration 7

EditorD. R. Houghton, R.N. Smith, H.o. Eggins

Paperback | September 20, 2011

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Because of the magnificent response to the call for papers for the 7th International Biodeterioration Symposium held at Cambridge, UK, some difficulties have been experienced in the editing of these proceedings. The numbers of papers submitted exceeded expectation and because of this it has been necessary to accommodate those not actually in the proceedings into the International Biodeterioration journal. A small number of papers were not suitable for publication and were therefore eliminated. Many authors disregarded the guidelines laid down for the length of submitted papers. However, every attempt has been made to accommodate the maximum number of contributions in the proceedings. The original selection included those which most nearly conformed to the length requirement. Even so this has meant, in many cases, cutting down the text, eliminating tables and/or illustrations and pruning the reference list. When references have been trimmed a note has been included to the effect that an extended list may be obtained from the author/senior author. Where it was not possible to carry out these procedures without seriously altering the text and the import of the paper they have been included amongst those to be published in the journal International Biodeterioration. The exceptions to the procedures outlined above are the invited review papers which have been presented in full. Happily, the authors have been conscientious in keeping to the guidelines laid down for these contributions.
Title:Biodeterioration 7Format:PaperbackPublished:September 20, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401071071

ISBN - 13:9789401071079


Table of Contents

Biocides.- Developments in Microbicides for the Protection of Materials.- Biodeterioration Problems in Formulated Products and Industrial Systems-Evaluation and Control.- Biofilms.- Biofilm Development and Emulsifier Levels in Metal Working Fluid Systems.- The Application of Interference Reflection Microscopy to the Study of Bacterial Adhesion to Solid Surfaces.- Legionella: a Biofilm Organism in Engineered Water Systems?.- Non-biocidal Anti-fouling Coatings.- Microfouling Film Composition, Thickness and Surface Roughness on Ship Trial Antifouling Paints.- Biofilms on Meat Processing Surfaces.- Computers.- Biodeterioration: How Can Microcomputers Help?.- Computer-assisted Taxonomy of Filamentous Microfungi.- Concrete and Stone.- Microbial Interactions with Mineral Materials.- Control of Microbial Growths on Stone and Concrete.- Metabolic Activities of Bacteria Isolated from Building Stone and their Relationship to Stone Decay.- Biogenic Sulphuric Acid Attack in Sewage Systems.- Screening for Biocides to Inhibit Biogenic Sulphuric Acid Corrosion in Sewage Pipelines.- Distribution and Effects of Fungi on and in Sandstones.- Effects of Lichens on Mineral Surfaces.- Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals.- Biodeterioration and Disinfectants.- Clinical Consequences of Microbial Action on Medicines.- Incidence of Microbial Contamination in Medicines in Hospitals.- Drug Interactions with Plastics and their Biological Consequences.- The Degradation of Preservatives by Microorganisms.- Ecology.- Studies on the Colonization and Degradation of Human Hair by Streptomyces fradiae.- Microbiology of Automobile Electrocoat Paint Systems.- Incidence of Aspergillus flavus in Rice and Rice Products in Uttar Pradesh, India.- Effluents.- Effluent Treatment: an Introductory Review.- The Use of Chitin by Vibrios in Saline Waters.- Microbial Degradation of Cyanide Containing Effluent from a Dye Industry.- Hydrocarbons.- Products of Hydrocarbon-Microorganism Interaction.- Microbiology and Distribution of Hydrocarbons in the Marine Surface Oil Film.- The Microbial Activity of Glutaraldehyde in Chain Conveyor Lubricant Formulations.- Control of Microbial Contamination of Fuels in Storage.- Bacterial Extracellular Polymers: a Major Cause of Spoilage in Middle Distillate Fuels.- Application of Formaldehyde-releasing Compound in Oil in Water Emulsions in a Deep Coal Mine.- The Bacterial Metabolism of Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.- Insects, Rodents and Birds.- Bird Damage:a Constant Threat in an Ever Changing Scene.- Damage Prevention through Improved Detection of Insect Pests in Stores.- Review of Rodent and Insect Damage to Stored Products and Non-pesticidal Methods of Control.- Marine.- The State of the Art in the Protection of Marine Structures from Biodeterioration.- The Minimum Leaching Rate of some Toxins from Antifouling Paints Required to Prevent Settlement of Fouling Organisms.- The Effect of Microbial Biofilms on Organotin Release by an Antifouling Paint.- Mechanisms.- Biodegradation of Biomass-Mechanisms.- Mechanisms of Bacterial Biodegradation of Alkyl Sulphate and Alkypolyethoxy Sulphate Surfactants.- Cellulase Mechanisms.- Modes of Microbial Attack on Lignin.- Mechanistic Aspects of Polyurethane Biodeterioration.- Metals.- Electrochemical Interpretation of the Role of Microorganisms in Corrosion.- The Antimicrobial Effect of Pigments in Corrosion Protective Paints.- Involvement of Bacterial Exopolymers in Biodeterioration of Metals.- The Effect of Marine Fouling on Fatigue and Corrosion-Fatigue of Offshore Structures.- Hydrogen Absorption during the Microbial Corrosion of Steel.- Thermophilic Sulphide Generating Bacteria Causing Corrosion in High Temperature Oilfield Systems.- Methods for Insight into Mechanisms of Microbially Influenced Metal Corrosion.- Monitoring Sulphate Reduction Activity in the Field Using Radiorespirometry.- Museums.- Actinomycetes and Biodeterioration in the Field of Fine Art.- The Effect of Microbial Growth on Synthetic Polymers Used on Works of Art.- Microbial Deterioration of Historic Glass Plate Negatives.- Biologically Induced Corrosion of Natural Stones-Strong Contamination of Monuments with Nitrifying Organisms.- Status Report: Ongoing Studies of the Susceptibility of Stone Consolidants to Microbiologically Induced Deterioration.- Comparison of Possible Chemical and Microbial Factors Influencing Paper Decay by Iron-Gall Inks.- Effect of Cleaning on the Distribution of Microorganisms on Rock Surfaces.- Deterioration of Hair by Airborne Microorganisms: Implications for Museum Biological Collections.- Paint.- Biodeterioration of Paint-a State-of-the-Art Comment.- Fungal Colonization of Organic Coatings in Cotton Mills.- Paper and Packaging.- Microbiology of Paper and Board Manufacture.- Bioluminescent Assessment of Fungal Growth on Plastic Packaging Materials.- Physical Methods of Control.- Physical Conditions and Microbial Growth: Some Implications for Biodeterioration.- Evaluation of Thermal Pasteurization for Control of Metalworking Fluid Biodeterioration.- The Control of Microorganisms Using Ionising Radiation.- Control of Microbial Growth Through the Exclusion of Air.- Plastics and Rubbers.- Microbial Deterioration of Rubber.- Microbial Degradation of Synthetic Polymers.- Novel Test Methods for the Microbial Deterioration of Polyester Polyurethanes.- Airborne Fungi in Coal Mines and Their Relation to the Colonization of Certain Materials.- Changes in Natural Rubber Vulcanizates Due to Microbial Degradation.- The Study of Fungal Contamination in the Field of Electronics.- Post-Harvest Decay.- A Review of the Nature and Causes of Post-harvest Deterioration in Fruits and Vegetables, with Especial Reference to those in International Trade.- Stimulation of Aflatoxin Formation in Maize Seeds.- Involvement of Trichothecenes in the Pathogenicity of Myrothecium roridum.- Grain Storage: the Management of Ecological Change.- Spices and Mycotoxins-a Review of Biodeterioration and Health Implications.- Post-harvest Losses Caused by Anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) of Tropical Fruits and Vegetables.- Rapid Methods.- Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology for Biomass Estimation.- Rapid Methods for Sulphate-reducing Bacteria.- Rapid Microbiology: the Use of Luminescence and Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) for Enumerating Microbes and Checking Effectiveness of Biocides: Present Status and Future Prospects.- Industrial Application of the Malthus Analyser.- Real-time Screening of Microorganisms in Waters and Effluents.- Flow Micro-fluorimetry as an Aid to DNA Determinations in the Genus Penicillium.- Textiles.- Biodeterioration of Textile Materials and Textile Preservation.- Timber.- The Importance of Microfungi and Bacteria in the Deterioration of Timber.- Immunological Methods for the Detection and Characterisation of Wood Decay Basidiomycetes.- Recent Trends in Wood Preservation Research.- Termite Control: Changing Attitudes and Technologies.- The Wood-Boring Isopod, Sphaeroma: a Threat to Maritime Structures in Warm Waters.- In-service Decay ofTimber Joinery and its Eradication.- Bacterial Attack of Wood Cell Walls.- Cellulolytic Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria in the Teredinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia).- Soft-rot Decay of Treated Hardwoods.- Studies on the Toxicity of Biocides Towards Mould and Sapstain Fungi.- Wood Preservative Efficacy Against Dry Wood Insects.- Wood Degrading Activity of some Lignicolous Marine Fungi.- Wastes.- Landfill Gas-a Global Review.- Methods for Sampling Airborne Micro-organisms at Solid Waste Disposal Sites.- The Effect of Incorporation of Refuse Derived Fuel Processing Fines into the Growing Media on Yield and other Physiological Characteristics of Crop Plants.- The Efficiency of the Insect Musca domestica L. in Recycling Organic Wastes as a Source of Protein.- Exploitation of Refuse by Anaerobic Microbial Intervention.- Biogas Production from Seaweed Waste Following Alginate Extraction.- A Review of Aerobic Biodegradation of Solid Wastes.- Index of Contributor.