Acute effect of benzo[a]anthracene on the biodegradation of peptone under aerobic conditions


Basak S., Cokgor E. , INSEL G., ORHON D.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, vol.19, no.8, pp.3412-3420, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11356-012-0866-4
  • Title of Journal : ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.3412-3420

Abstract

This study investigated the acute effect of benzo[a]anthracene, a significant compound among polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, on the biodegradation of a synthetic organic substrate-a peptone/meat extract mixture-under aerobic conditions.