Miicrobial Oxidation of Naphthalene

  • R. J. STRAWINSKI
  • Published 2003
Little information has been contributed to the mechanisms of biological degradation of polycyclic hydrocarbons. The oxidation of naphthalene has received the most attention. Strawinski and Stone (1943, 1954) reported the isolation of substantial amounts of salicylic acid ("most" of the 2.9 mg per ml medium of ether extractable product) from the breakdown of… CONTINUE READING