Biodegradation of pentachlorophenol (PCP) using indigenous fungal isolates

Ngieng, Ngui Sing (2012) Biodegradation of pentachlorophenol (PCP) using indigenous fungal isolates. Masters thesis, Faculty of Resources Science & Technology.

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Abstract

Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is a man made chemical compound that has been used widely as an effective biocide in agriculture and also in the wood industry. Wide spectrum usage of PCP however has caused uncontrolled release of this toxic compound into the environment. Fungi were therefore isolated from xenobiotic contaminated samples in order to evaluate their potential to be used for degradation of this toxic compound.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biodegradation, pentachlorophenol, fungi, Cunninghamella bainieri, Trichoderma species, enzyme assay, Organic compound, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2016 16:01
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2016 16:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/13126

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