Gene engineering of yeasts for the degradation of hazardous waste
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Hazardous Waste Engineering Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hazardous wastes -- Biodegradation,
  • Yeast

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn C. Loper
ContributionsHazardous Waste Engineering Research Laboratory
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14893627M

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