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Biological Concepts for Environmental Control

  • Mary Lou Bungay
  • Henry R. Bungay
Part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering book series (HEE, volume 3)

Abstract

Breakdown of organic wastes by normal cellular processes is often an effective and economic treatment. This chapter will introduce certain concepts from biochemistry and biology that are fundamental to biological waste treatment. Specific treatment processes will be covered in subsequent chapters.

Keywords

Chemical Oxygen Demand Fruiting Body Biochemical Oxygen Demand Pyruvic Acid Citric Acid Cycle 
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© The HUMANA Press Inc. 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary Lou Bungay
    • 1
  • Henry R. Bungay
    • 1
  1. 1.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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