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Main Title Biodegradation of Environmental Pollutants by the White Rot Fungus 'Phanerochaete chrysosporium': Involvement of the Lignin Degrading System.
Author Bumpus, J. A.; Aust, S. D.;
CORP Author Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Dept. of Biochemistry.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher c1993
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA-R-811464; EPA/600/J-93/161;
Stock Number PB93-191583
Subjects Biodeterioration; Environmental pollutants; Lignin; Biosynthesis; Molecular structure; Xenobiotics; Enzymes; Waste treatment; Reprints; Phanerochaete chrysosporium
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB93-191583 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 08/23/1993
Collation 7p
Abstract The white-rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium has the ability to degrade a wide variety of structurally diverse organic compounds, including a number of environmentally persistent organopollutants. The unique biodegradative abilities of this fungus appears to be dependent upon its lignin-degrading system. The non-specific and partially extracellular nature of this system suggests that it may be useful as a supplementary means to treat organochemical wastes.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in BioEssays, v6 n4 p166-170 1993. See also PB93-191591. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Biodegradation of Environmental Pollutants by the White Rot Fungus 'Phanerochaete chrysosporium': Involvement of the Lignin Degrading System.
Category Codes 57K; 57B; 68
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
Document Type NT
Control Number 318931279
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
Type CAT


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