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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)
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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 Perspective on livestock-generated GHGs and climate.

The greenhouse gases (GHGs) attributed to agriculture and animal agriculture are methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The relative absorptivity of the infrared radiation of carbon dioxide (CO2) is about 21-fold and 310-fold higher than for each molecule of CH4 or N2O, respectively. As the...

Author(s)
Takahashi, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
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Cover for A fresh look at microbial guidelines for wastewater irrigation in agriculture: a risk-assessment and cost-effectiveness approach.

This study aimed to develop a risk-assessment/cost-effectiveness approach, to compare the risks of irrigating with wastewater treated to meet various recommended microbial guidelines - World Health Organization (WHO) versus United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - for unrestricted...

Author(s)
Fattal, B.; Lampert, Y.; Shuval, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
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