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Biochemistry of microbial degradation of hexachlorocyclohexane and prospects for bioremediation

Lal, Rup; Pandey, Gunjan; Sharma, Pooja; Kumari, Kirti; Malhotra, Shweta; Pandey, Rinku; Raina, Vishakha; Kohler, Hans-Peter; Hollinger, Christof; Jackson, Colin; Oakeshott, John Graham

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Lindane, the γ-isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), is a potent insecticide. Purified lindane or unpurified mixtures of this and α-, β-, and δ-isomers of HCH were widely used as commercial insecticides in the last half of the 20th century. Large dum

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61172
Source: Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
DOI: 10.1128/MMBR.00029-09

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