Smart Bioremediation Technologies Book
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Smart Bioremediation Technologies


  • Author : Pankaj Bhatt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128183083

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Smart Bioremediation Technologies Excerpt :

Smart Bioremediation Technologies: Microbial Enzymes provides insights into the complex behavior of enzymes and identifies metabolites and their degradation pathways. It will help readers work towards solutions for sustainable medicine and environmental pollution. The book highlights the microbial enzymes that have replaced many plant and animal enzymes, also presenting their applications in varying industries, including pharmaceuticals, genetic engineering, biofuels, diagnostics and therapy. In addition, new methods, including genomics and metagenomics, are being employed for the discovery of new enzymes from microbes. This book brings all of these topics together, representing the first resource on how to solve problems in bioremediation. Provides the most novel approaches in enzyme studies Gives insights in real-time enzymology that are correlated with bioremediation Serves as a valuable resource on the use of genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes with bioremediation Refers to enzymes as diagnostic tools

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation Book

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation


  • Author : Maulin P. Shah
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128198612

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Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation Excerpt :

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation introduces emerging bioremediation technologies for the treatment and management of industrial wastes and other environmental pollutants for the sake of environmental sustainability. Emerging bioremediation approaches such as nano-bioremediation technology, electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, Modified Ludzack-Ettinger Process, Modified Activated Sludge Process, and phytotechnologies for the remediation of industrial wastes/pollutants are discussed in a comprehensive manner not found in other books. Furthermore, the book includes updated information as well as future directions for research in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes. This book will be extremely useful to students, researchers, scientists and professionals in the field of microbiology and biotechnology, Bio (chemical) engineers, environmental researchers, eco-toxicology, and many more. Includes the recovery of resources from wastewater Describes the importance of microorganisms in environmental bioremediation technologies Points out the reuse of treated wastewater through emerging technologies Pays attention to the occurrence of novel micro-pollutants Emphasizes the role of nanotechnology in pollutant bioremediation

Bioremediation and Phytoremediation Technologies in Sustainable Soil Management Book

Bioremediation and Phytoremediation Technologies in Sustainable Soil Management


  • Author : Junaid Ahmad Malik
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000570274

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Bioremediation and Phytoremediation Technologies in Sustainable Soil Management Excerpt :

This 4-volume set focuses on the use of microbial bioremediation and phytoremediation to clean up pollutants in soil, such as pesticides, petroleum hydrocarbons, metals, and chlorinated solvents, which reduce the soil's fertility and renders it unfit for plant growth. Volume 2: Microbial Approaches and Recent Trends focuses on new and emerging techniques and approaches to address soil pollution. These include the use of rhizobacteria, archaea, cyanobacteria, and microalgae as biofertilizers and for soil bioremediation efforts. New technologies for assessment of soil bioremediation are explored also. The chapters provide in-depth coverage of the mechanisms, advantages, and disadvantages of the technologies used and highlight the use of different microbial enzymes that are used in the process of bioremediation and phytoremediation to clean up different pollutants without causing damage to the natural environment. Other volumes in the 4-volume set: • Volume 1: Fundamental Aspects and Contaminated Sites • Volume 3: Inventive Techniques, Research Methods, and Case Studies • Volume 4: Degradation of Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls Together, these four volumes provide in-depth coverage of the mechanisms, advantages, and disadvantages of the bioremediation and phytoremediation technologies for safe and sustainable soil management. The diverse topics help to arm biologists, agricultural engineers, environmental and soil scientists and chemists with the information and tools they need to address soil toxins that are a dangerous risk to plants, wildlife, humans and, of course, the soil itself.

Omics Insights in Environmental Bioremediation Book

Omics Insights in Environmental Bioremediation


  • Author : Vineet Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-09-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 706
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811943201

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Omics Insights in Environmental Bioremediation Excerpt :

Environmental pollution emanating from rapid industrialization, population growth, and urbanization has been considered a major problem in recent years that affects biodiversity, ecosystems, and human health by contaminating soil and water. This book brings out a comprehensive collection of information on valuable insights into different cutting-edge omics technologies, such as metagenomics, metatranscriptomics, metaproteomics, and metabolomics, along with advanced next-generation sequencing technologies as well as bioinformatic tools, which led to a better understanding of microbial communities and their adaptability to a wide range of contaminants and underlying their mechanisms in bioremediation and biodegradation of environmental pollutants. In addition, this edited volume provides critical insight into of potent microbial communities endowed with unique functional attributes through their unique metabolism catalyzed by ‘signature’ enzymes and degradation pathways. Step-by-step descriptions are provided of various microbial metabolic pathways of degradation and biotransformation of environmental contaminants by numerous illustrations which make the information easier to understand for the readers. Each chapter is devoted to selected examples of microbial bioremediation supported by tables, and an extensive list of references for readers interested in learning further details about the subject matter. This book is of interest to teachers, researchers to professionals, policymakers, stockholders, practitioners, environmental engineers, soil scientists, and policymakers. In addition, the book serves as additional comprehensive material for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who require a working knowledge and knowhow of ‘Omics’ involved in and required for environmental remediation of legacy and emerging contaminants, will also find this to be a useful read.

Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants Book

Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants


  • Author : Deep Chandra Suyal
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-12-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030861698

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Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants Excerpt :

This book collates the latest trends and technological advancements in bioremediation, especially for its monitoring and assessment. Divided into 18 chapters, the book summarizes basic concepts of waste management and bioremediation, describes advancements of the existing technologies, and highlights the role of modern instrumentation and analytical methods, for environmental clean-up and sustainability. The chapters cover topics such as the role of microbial fuel cells in waste management, microbial biosensors for real-time monitoring of bioremediation processes, genetically modified microorganisms for bioremediation, application of immobilized enzyme reactors, spectroscopic techniques, and in-silico approaches in bioremediation monitoring and assessment. The book will be advantageous not only to researchers and scholars interested in bioremediation and sustainability but also to professionals and policymakers.

Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity Book
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Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity


  • Author : Surajit de Mandal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 622
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128212660

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Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity Excerpt :

Microorganisms are a major part of the Earth’s biological diversity. Although a lot of research has been done on microbial diversity, most of it is fragmented. This book creates the need for a unified text to be published, full of information about microbial diversity from highly reputed and impactful sources. Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity brings a comprehensive understanding of the recent advances in microbial diversity research focused on different bodily systems, such as the gut. Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity also discusses how the application of advanced sequencing technologies is used to reveal previously unseen microbial diversity and show off its function. Gives insight into microbial diversity in different bodily systems Explains novel approaches to studying microbial diversity Highlights the use of omics to analyze the microbial community and its functional attributes Discusses the techniques used to examine microbial diversity, including their applications and respective strengths and weaknesses

Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Volume 1 Book

Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Volume 1


  • Author : Anirudh Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811608315

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Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Volume 1 Excerpt :

Increasing world population, unpredictable climate and various kind of biotic and abiotic stresses necessitate the sustainable increase in crop production through developing improved cultivars possessing enhanced genetic resilience against all odds. An exploration of these challenges and near possible solution to improve yield is addressed in this book. It comprehensively and coherently reviews the application of various aspect of rapidly growing omics technology including genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics for crop development. It provides detailed examination of how omics can help crop science and introduces the benefits of using these technologies to enhance crop production, resistance and other values. It also provides platform to ponder upon the integrative approach of omics to deal with complex biological problems. The book highlights crop improvement such as yield enhancement, biotic and abiotic resistance, genetic modification, bioremediation, food security etc. It explores how the different omics technology independently and collectively would be used to improve the quantitative and qualitative traits of crop plants. The book is useful for graduate and post-graduate students of life science including researchers who are keen to know about the application of omics technologies in the different area of plant science. This book is also an asset to the modern plant breeders, and agriculture biotechnologist.

Cost Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment Book

Cost Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment


  • Author : Srujana Kathi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128230039

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Cost Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment Excerpt :

Cost-Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment synthesizes methods, case studies, and analyses of various state-of-the-art techniques for removing contaminants from wastewater, solid waste, or sewage and converting or reusing the waste with minimum impact on the environment. Focusing on innovative treatment strategies, as well as recent modifications to conventional processes, the book covers methods for a complex variety of emerging pollutants including organic matter, chemicals, and micropollutants resulting from developmental and industrial activities. Serving as a practical guide to state-of-the-art methods, Cost-Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment also delivers foundational information on the practical design of treatment and reuse systems and explains the treatments in terms of scale, efficiency, and effectiveness. It focuses on cost-effective technologies that are particularly applicable to environmental clean-up, such as bioaugmentation and biostimulation of plastics, activated carbon, phytoremediation, crude oil pollution stress, adsorbents, contaminants of emerging concern, anaerobic digestion, in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), biosorption, bioremediation, radioactive contaminants, constructed wetlands, nanoremediation, and rainwater. As such, it is a valuable and practical resource for researchers, students, and managers in the fields of environmental science and engineering, as well as wastewater management, chemical engineering, and biotechnology. • Presents low-cost treatment technologies for both solid waste and wastewater • Analyzes the efficiency and effectiveness of state-of-the-art technologies • Includes methods and case studies for practical application

Pesticides Bioremediation Book

Pesticides Bioremediation


  • Author : Sazada Siddiqui
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 541
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030970000

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Pesticides Bioremediation Excerpt :

This volume offers the latest theory, procedures, techniques and applications pertaining to the bioremediation of pesticides, as well as current case studies. The book is composed of chapters written by global experts and is divided into three topical sections. Section A deals with concepts and mechanisms of pesticides bioremediation; Section B examines latest tools and techniques; Section C offers global case studies of pesticides bioremediation. The novel methods described here are timely, as traditional pesticide usage leads to high wastage via decay, vaporization and seepage. This of course leads to environmental contamination and has necessitated the development and use of novel technologies like bioremediation for minimizing the impact of pesticides on the environment. This volume will be of relevance to academics, researchers and students who are working in the realm of pesticide bioremediation, and will enable policy makers and managerial experts across the globe in drafting policies and strategies for the management and treatment of pesticides.

Metagenomics to Bioremediation Book

Metagenomics to Bioremediation


  • Author : Vineet Kumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-08-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 834
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323994804

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Metagenomics to Bioremediation: Applications, Cutting Edge Tools, and Future Outlook provides detailed insight into metagenomics approaches to bioremediation in a comprehensive manner, thus enabling the analysis of microbial behavior at a community level under different environmental stresses during degradation and detoxification of environmental pollutants. The book summarizes each and all aspects of metagenomics applications to bioremediation, helping readers overcome the lack of updated information on advancement in microbial ecology dealing with pollution abatement. Users will find insight not only on the fundamentals of metagenomics and bioremediation, but also on recent trends and future expectations. This book will appeal to readers from diverse backgrounds in biology, chemistry and life sciences. Reviews recently developed metagenomics approaches/strategies/ technologies to solve five major trends in environmental clean-up, including nutrient removal and resource recovery, organometallic compounds detoxification, energy-saving and production, sustainability and community involvement Compiles authoritative information on recent advances in microbial biotechnological approaches, including the latest descriptions of the relationship between microbes and the environment Describes the knowledge gaps and future directions in the field of bioremediation of environmental contaminants Covers underlying microbial mechanisms with metabolic pathways for degradation and detoxification of emerging organic and inorganic contaminants discharged in environment

Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation Book

Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation


  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-08-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527834150

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Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation Excerpt :

Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation Comprehensive resource on using nanomaterials to alleviate environmental pollution Contaminated land, soil and water pose a threat to the environment and health. These sites require immediate action in terms of assessing pollution and new remediation strategies. Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation helps readers understand the potential of nanotechnology in resolving the growing problem of environmental contamination. The specific aim of this book is to provide comprehensive information relating to the progress in the development of functional nanomaterials and nanocomposites which are used for the environmental remediation of a variety of contaminants. The work deals with the different aspects of nanotechnology in water, air and soil contamination and presents the recent advances with a focus on remediation. Core topics discussed in the work include: Nanotechnology that can be used to engineer and tailor particles for specific environmental remediation applications A big-picture conceptual understanding of environmental remediation methods for researchers, environmentalists and professionals involved in assessing and developing new nano-based strategies A detailed approach towards the different remediation procedures by various nanomaterials such as metal nanoparticles, polymeric nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and dendrimers The societal impact that nanotechnology has on the environment Chemists and biotechnologists can use Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation as a comprehensive reference work for thoroughly understanding this new type of technology and why it is so important when considering environmental remediation efforts. Due to the practical application of nanotechnologies, environmental organizations and agencies can also both utilize the work to explore new and more effective ways of doing things, both now and into the future as nanotechnology becomes more common.

Advanced Bioremediation Technologies and Processes for the Treatment of Synthetic Organic Compounds  SOCs  Book

Advanced Bioremediation Technologies and Processes for the Treatment of Synthetic Organic Compounds SOCs


  • Author : Datta Madamwar
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889716982

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Advanced Bioremediation Technologies and Processes for the Treatment of Synthetic Organic Compounds SOCs Excerpt :

Dr. Datta Madamwar holds a provisional patent related to the theme of this Research Topic. All other Topic Editors declare no competing interests with regards to the Research Topic subject.

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants Book

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants


  • Author : Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128232071

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Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants Excerpt :

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants presents recent scientific progress in applying microbes for environmental management. The book explores the current existing practical applications and provides information to help readers develop new practices and applications. Edited by recognized leaders in the field, this penetrating assessment of our progress to date in deploying microorganisms to the advantage of environmental management and biotechnology will be widely welcomed by those working in soil contamination management, agriculture, environment management, soil microbiology, and waste management. The polluting effects on the world around us of soil erosion, the unwanted migration of sediments, chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and the improper treatment of human and animal wastes have resulted in serious environmental and social problems around the world, problems which require us to look for solutions elsewhere than established physical and chemical technologies. Often the answer lies in hybrid applications in which microbial methods are combined with physical and chemical ones. When we remember that these highly effective microorganisms, cultured for a variety of applications, are but a tiny fraction of those to be found in the world around us, we realize the vastness of the untapped and beneficial potential of microorganisms. Explores microbial application redressing for soil and water contamination challenges Includes information on microbial synthesized nanomaterials for remediation of contaminated soils Presents a uniquely hybrid approach, combining microbial interactions with other chemical and physical methods

Phytoremediation Technology for the Removal of Heavy Metals and Other Contaminants from Soil and Water Book

Phytoremediation Technology for the Removal of Heavy Metals and Other Contaminants from Soil and Water


  • Author : Vineet Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-02-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323885485

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Phytoremediation Technology for the Removal of Heavy Metals and Other Contaminants from Soil and Water Excerpt :

Phytoremediation Technology for the Removal of Heavy Metals and Other Contaminants from Soil and Water focuses on the exploitation of plants and their associated microbes as a tool to degrade/detoxify/stabilize toxic and hazardous contaminants and restore the contaminated site. The book introduces various phytoremediation technologies using an array of plants and their associated microbes for environmental cleanup and sustainable development. The book mainly focuses on the remediation of toxic and hazardous environmental contaminants, their phytoremediation mechanisms and strategies, advances and challenges in the current scenario. This book is intended to appeal to students, researchers, scientists and a wide range of professionals responsible for regulating, monitoring and designing industrial waste facilities. Engineering consultants, industrial waste managers and purchasing department managers, government regulators, and graduate students will also find this book invaluable. Provides natural and eco-friendly solutions to deal with the problem of pollution Details underlying mechanisms of phytoremediation of organic and inorganic contaminants with enzymatic roles Describes numerous, successful field studies on the application of phytoremediation for eco-restoration of contaminated sites Presents recent advances and challenges in phytoremediation research and applications for sustainable development Provides authoritative contributions on the diverse aspects of phytoremediation by world leading experts