Aerobic and anaerobic microbial degradation of crude (4-methylcyclohexyl)methanol in river sediments.


Cyclohexane and some of its derivatives have been a major concern because of their significant adverse human health effects and widespread occurrence in the environment. The 2014 West Virginia chemical spill has raised public attention to (4-methylcyclohexyl)methanol (4-MCHM), one cyclohexane derivative, which is widely used in coal processing but largely… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.144