Microbial degradation of alkenylbenzenes.


Alkenylbenzenes are produced in large quantities by the petrochemical industry. The simplest of these alkenylbenzenes, styrene, is in widespread use in the polymer-processing industry and is thus found in many industrial effluents. Airborne gaseous emissions of styrene are particular problems due to the potential toxicity and carcinogenicity of the compound… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00360916


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