Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons : application of fungal-bacterial co-cultures and surfactants

Boonchan, Sudarat (1998) Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons : application of fungal-bacterial co-cultures and surfactants. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

The primary objective of the work in this thesis was to isolate and characterize microorganisms that can grow on high molecular weight PAHs as a sole carbon and energy source, and, in addition, totally degrade these compounds to carbon dioxide and water.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15516
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 0502 Environmental Science and Management
Current > FOR Classification > 0908 Food Sciences
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Keywords Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, soil remediation, bioremediation, biodegradation, fungal, bacterial, co-cultures, microorganism, food technology, bio-technology
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