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Genetically Engineered Microorganisms for Biodegradation of Recalcitrant Compounds

  1. Estrella Duque,
  2. Abraham Esteve-Núñez,
  3. Carmen Michán,
  4. María Angeles Abril,
  5. M. Carmen Ronchel,
  6. Ana Segura,
  7. María-Isabel Ramos-González,
  8. Juan L. Ramos

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env004

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Duque, E., Esteve-Núñez, A., Michán, C., Abril, M. A., Ronchel, M. C., Segura, A., Ramos-González, M.-I. and Ramos, J. L. 2003. Genetically Engineered Microorganisms for Biodegradation of Recalcitrant Compounds. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Granada, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Key Concepts

  • Hybrid Pathways for Metabolism of Chloroorganic Compounds

  • Modified Pathways for Alkylaromatics

  • Hybrid Pathways for Nitroaromatics

  • Removal of Organomercurials

  • Improved Removal of Pollutants in the Plant Rhizosphere

  • Tracking GEMs in Microcosms and Behavior of Recombinant Microbes

Keywords:

  • biodegradation;
  • genetically engineered microorganisms (GEM)