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Cover for Exopolysaccharide (EPS)-producing bacteria: an ideal source of biopolymers.

Polysaccharides are the most abundant carbon sources in the biosphere, thus it is no surprise that their uses and applications are wide ranging. Extended use of polysaccharides has initiated a need to focus research on the isolation of polysaccharides from natural resources. Among the natural...

Author(s)
Kanika Sharma; Hema Chandran
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
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Cover for Microbial lipases: emerging biocatalysts.

Microbial lipases (EC 3.1.1.3) are an important group of biotechnologically valuable enzymes. They are enantioselective, chemoselective and stereoselective in nature, which makes them an important tool in various medical and industrial fields. Lipases also have unique characteristics as they act at ...

Author(s)
Kanika Sharma; Naveen Sharma; Madhu Rathore
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
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Cover for Bioremediation of gaseous and liquid hydrogen sulfide pollutants by microbial oxidation.

Sulfide emissions into the environment, both in gas and in liquid phase, have increased due to the rapid increase in industrial operations. Although physico-chemical treatment methods have been developed and applied successfully at an industrial level of operation their ability to remove sulfide...

Author(s)
Ravichandra Potumarthi; Rao, A. G.; Annapurna Jetty
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
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Cover for Useful microorganisms for environmental sustainability: application of heavy metal tolerant consortia for surface water decontamination in natural and artificial wetlands.

Accelerated population growth and the concomitant industrial development increase the flow of pollutants to the environment and reduce the availability of natural resources. Recent research has focused on the implementation of systems that act as the natural counterparts, particularly the use of...

Author(s)
Amábilis-Sosa, L. E.; Salgado-Bernal, I.; Siebe, C. D.; Moeller-Chávez, G. E.; García-Gómez, R. S.; Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, M. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
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