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Memorias de investigación
Capítulo de libro:
Bioremediation of Soil Contaminated with Arsenic (Chapter 14)
Año:2019
Áreas de investigación
  • Química analítica,
  • Contaminación,
  • Ciencias ambientales
Datos
Descripción
Human-industrial activity causes a remarkable increase in the arsenic (As) environmental concentrations, with a potential impact in plant and animal health, and may cause severe losses in biodiversity. This metalloid is bioaccumulative through the food chain and highly associated with different types of cancers. To overcome the inherent drawbacks of physicochemical removal techniques, biological treatments arose as adequate and cost-effective remediation alternatives for As pollution. An interest arises from the endophytes, which live inside the host plant and have been studied for their plant growth-promoting properties, production of bioactive molecules, biocontrol processes, and As detoxification. The integration of bioremediation with multiple omic technologies provides, moreover, innovative approaches to handle As remediation. The aim of this review is to show the latest knowledge, advances, and applications in arsenic bioremoval. We will focus on the following items: (1) human and environmental health, (2) biological tools for remediation with an emphasis in plants-microbiome interactions and omic technologies,(3) advances in As speciation analysis, and (4) As biosensors.
Internacional
Si
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9117-0_14
Edición del Libro
Editorial del Libro
Springer
ISBN
978-981-13-9116-3
Serie
Título del Libro
Microbes and Enzymes in Soil Health and Bioremediation
Desde página
321
Hasta página
351
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Participantes
  • Autor: Sara Garcia Salgado (UPM)
  • Autor: M. Angeles Quijano Nieto (UPM)
  • Autor: M d C Molins (ESCET)
  • Autor: L.F. Bautista (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)
  • Autor: I Belda (ESCET)
  • Autor: J Lopez Asensio (ESCET)
  • Autor: P Martinez Hidalgo (ESCET)
  • Autor: N Gonzalez Benitez (ESCET)
  • Autor: M Carmona (CSIC)
  • Autor: E Diaz (CSIC)
  • Autor: G Durante-Rodriguez (CSIC)
  • Autor: J.F. White (School of Evironmental and Biologicas Sciences)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Tecnología de Materiales y Medio Ambiente
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Hidráulica y Ordenación del Territorio
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