bioaugmentation


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bioaugmentation

A technique of bioremediation in which strains of natural or genetically engineered bacteria with unique metabolic profiles are used to treat sewage or contaminated water or soil.

bioaugmentation

technique used in BIOREMEDIATION to increase the activity of bacteria that decompose pollutants.
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Although it is a small rate, therecalcitrant portion represents tons of pollutants impacts on ecosystems due to bioaccumulation and bioaugmentation in the food chain (Posada-Baquero & Ortega-Calvo 2011).
Bioaugmentation of activated sludge by an indigenous 3-chloroaniline-degrading Comamonas testosteroni strain, I2gfp.
Dr Saunders, who relocated to Cardiff from London after completing a PhD in molecular biochemistry 15 years ago, has built on her portfolio of expertise of biotech business with stints developing and supplying medical devices for the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases; researching and developing biorational pest-control technology; and developing and supplying ecobenign alternatives to harsh chemicals for a wide range of industrial bioaugmentation applications, "I've been extremely fortunate to be part of a diverse range of biotechnology businesses within the thriving Welsh life science economy," she says.
Bioaugmentation and adsorption treatment of coking wastewater containing pyridine and quinoline using zeolite-biological aerated filters.
Isolation and characterization of indigenous soil bacteria for bioaugmentation of PAH contaminated soil of semiarid Patagonia, Argentina.
Nunes, "Bacterial diversity and bioaugmentation in floodwater of a paddy field in the presence of the herbicide molinate," Biodegradation, vol.
Schnurer, "Bioaugmentation of syntrophic acetate-oxidizing culture in biogas reactors exposed to increasing levels of ammonia," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Enhanced 1,2-dichloroethane degradation in heavy metal cocontaminated wastewater undergoing biostimulation and bioaugmentation. Chemosphere 2013;93(9):18261834.