Bioremediation

A treatment process that uses naturally occurring microorganisms to degrade hazardous substances into less toxic or nontoxic substances.
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2010
Review
2010
Microbes play key geoactive roles in the biosphere, particularly in the areas of element biotransformations and biogeochemical… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Bioremediation is increasingly viewed as an appropriate remediation technology for hydrocarbon-contaminated polar soils. As for… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Bioremediation has the potential to restore contaminated environments inexpensively yet effectively, but a lack of information… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are widely distributed and relocated in the environment as a result of the incomplete… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Oil pollution is an environmental problem of increasing importance. Hydrocarbon-degrading microorganisms, adapted to grow and… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Naturally occurring microbial consortia have been utilized in a variety of bioremediation processes. Recent developments in… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Many hydrocarbon-contaminated environments are characterized by low or elevated temperatures, acidic or alkaline pH, high salt… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The use of microorganisms to destroy, or reduce the concentration of, hazardous wastes on a contaminated site is called… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Three crude oil bioremediation techniques were applied in a randomized block field experiment simulating a coastal oil spill… (More)
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1997
Review
1997
Recent studies have demonstrated that microbes might be used to remediate metal contamination by removing metals from… (More)
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