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Title: Bioavailability of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using renewable resources
Authors: Amodu, Olusola Solomon 
Ojumu, Tunde 
Ntwampe, Seteno KO 
Keywords: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons;Polyarenes aromatic hydrocarbons;Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: INTECH
Source: Amodu, O.S., Ojumu, T.V. & Ntwampe, S.K.O. (2013). Bioavailability of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using renewable resources. In. M. Petre (ed). Biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology environmental biotechnology - new approaches and prospective applications, pp. 176-194
Abstract: Introduction: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are the world’s largest class of carcinogens known to date, not only because of their ability to cause gene mutation and cancer, but due to their persistency in the environment. They are particularly recalcitrant due to their molecular weight, hydrophobic nature and thus, accumulate in various matrices in the environment.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/3325
http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/54727
ISBN: 978-953-51-0972-3
Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/za/
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Bioresource Engineering Research Group (BioERG)
BioERG - Books / Book Chapters
Prof. Seteno Karabo Ntwampe

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