Biodegration of chlorinated ethenes

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Biodegradation of chlorinated ethenes by naturally occurring or artificially enhanced processes is an important component of current site remediation strategies. At this writing, several microbial mechanisms for chlorinated ethene transformation and degradation have been identified. The purpose of this chapter is to briefly summarize the current understanding of those processes that lead to the biodegradation of chlorinated ethenes.
Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Biodegration of chlorinated ethenes
ISBN 9781441914019
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-1401-9_3
Volume 5
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher Springer
Publisher location New York
Contributing office(s) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center
Description 29 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Other Government Series
Larger Work Title In situ remediation of chlorinated solvent plumes
First page 39
Last page 67
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