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Identification of an unknown bacteria and evaluation of its potential use in bioremediation

Abu Bakar, Hassana and Edbeib, Mohamed Faraj and Abdul Hamid, Azzmer Azzar (2016) Identification of an unknown bacteria and evaluation of its potential use in bioremediation. In: Advances in Biosciences. UTM Press, Johor Bahru, pp. 69-80. ISBN 978-983-52-1271-0

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Abstract

Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysis that is important to speed up reaction. Enzymes can be found naturally from the microorganism such as bacteria, fungi and yeast which may not be genetically modified. In this perspectives, resorting to bioremediation to clean-up such environment may prove feasible and beneficial as microorganisms effective in degrading such substances. The liberation of excess halogenated compounds into the environment is becoming a major global issue, since the toxic contaminants tend to accumulate and persist in the biosphere. Some of the microbes that able to utilise these toxic compounds have been successfully isolated from the soil contaminated environment and were further charcterised. Apart from pollutant degradation, commercial enzyme like protease will be discussed that has potential for commercialisation in many manufacturing processes.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 7089/54067
Uncontrolled Keywords: Identification, unknown bacteria, evaluation, potential use, biorremediation
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Br Azzmer Azzar Abdul Hamid
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2017 11:10
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 11:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54067

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