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Reductive Dehalogenation and Metabolism of Haloorganics

  1. Stephen H. Zinder

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env038

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Zinder, S. H. 2003. Reductive Dehalogenation and Metabolism of Haloorganics. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Cometabolic Reductive Dechlorination

  • Reductive Dechlorination and Dehalorespiration

  • Chloroethene Utilization

  • Chlorinated Methane and Trichloroacetate Utilization

  • Chlorophenol and Bromophenol Utilization

  • Reductive Dehalogenation of other Organohalogen Compounds by Mixed Microbial Populations

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Reductive Dechlorination

  • Bioremediation Studies

Keywords:

  • biodegradation;
  • dehalogenation of haloorganics;
  • haloorganics;
  • reductive dehalogenation