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Biological Approaches for Polychlorinated Biphenyl Degradation

  • Ronald Unterman
  • Donna L. Bedard
  • Michael J. Brennan
  • Lawrence H. Bopp
  • Frank J. Mondello
  • Ronald E. Brooks
  • David P. Mobley
  • John B. McDermott
  • Charles C. Schwartz
  • David K. Dietrich
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 45)

Abstract

The accumulation of xenobiotic compounds in our environment has had a profound effect on our physical, social, economic, and political well-being. Some of these substances have been found to be harmful to humans, while others, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), have only been implicated as such. In either case, there has been a growing demand for their safe disposal or, preferably, destruction.

Keywords

Chlorobenzoic Acid Biphenyl Degradation Depletion Assay 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Unterman
    • 1
  • Donna L. Bedard
    • 1
  • Michael J. Brennan
    • 1
  • Lawrence H. Bopp
    • 1
  • Frank J. Mondello
    • 1
  • Ronald E. Brooks
    • 1
  • David P. Mobley
    • 1
  • John B. McDermott
    • 1
  • Charles C. Schwartz
    • 1
  • David K. Dietrich
    • 1
  1. 1.Corporate Research and DevelopmentGeneral Electric CompanySchenectadyUSA

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