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- Yadav, Ankit Kumar, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Microbiology 2016 v.85 no.1 pp. 56-62
- Bacillus flexus; absorption; agar; alkanes; aromatic compounds; bacteria; bioremediation; biosurfactants; cetyltrimethylammonium bromide; diesel fuel; emulsifiers; emulsifying; enrichment culture; lipopeptides; phylogeny; pipelines; pollutants; polluted soils; screening; soil pollution; spectroscopy; surface tension; tanks; toxic substances
- ... Among hydrocarbon pollutants, diesel oil is a complex mixture of alkanes and aromatic compounds which are often encountered as soil contaminants leaking from storage tanks and pipelines or as result of accidental spillage. One of the best ecofriendly approaches is to restore contaminated soil by using microorganisms able to degrade those toxic compounds in a bioremediation process. In the present ...