Biotechnological Applications of Microbial (Per)chlorate Reduction

Abstract

While the microbial degradation of a chloroxyanion-based herbicide was first observed nearly ninety years ago, only recently have researchers elucidated the underlying mechanisms of perchlorate and chlorate [collectively, (per)chlorate] respiration. Although the obvious application of these metabolisms lies in the bioremediation and attenuation of (per… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms5040076

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