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Plastics degradation

1)Title: Aerobic biodegradation of polyethylene glycols of different molecular weights in wastewater and seawater
Author: Marco Bernhard, Jan P. Eubeler, Sabine Zok, Thomas P. Knepper
Journal: Water Research
Year: 2008
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2)Title: Assessing the effect of biodegradable and degradable plastics on the composting of green wastes and compost quality
Author: G. Unmar, R. Mohee
Journal: Bioresource Technology
Year: 2008
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3)Title: Bacterial degradation of phthalate isomers and their esters
Author: C. Vamsee-Krishna, Prashant S. Phale
Journal: Indian Journal of Microbiology
Year: 2008
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4)Title: Biodegradability of biodegradable/degradable plastic materials under aerobic and anaerobic conditions
Author: Mohee R, Unmar GD, Mudhoo A, Khadoo P
Journal: Waste Management
Year: 2008
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5)Title: Biodegradation behaviors of thermoplastic starch (TPS) and thermoplastic dialdehyde starch (TPDAS) under controlled composting conditions
Author: Yan-Li Du, Yu Cao, Fang Lu, Fang Li, Yi Cao, Xiu-Li Wang, Yu-Zhong Wang
Journal: Polymer Testing
Year: 2008
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6)Title: Biodegradation of a synthetic co-polyester by aerobic mesophilic microorganisms
Author: Frederick Trinh Tan, David G. Cooper, Milan Maric, James A. Nicell
Journal: Polymer Degradation and Stability
Year: 2008
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7)Title: Biodegradation of poly (lactic acid)/starch/coir biocomposites under controlled composting conditions
Author: R. Iovino, R. Zullo, M.A. Rao, L. Cassar, L. Gianfreda
Journal: Polymer Degradation and Stability
Year: 2008
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8)Title: Biological degradation of plastics: a comprehensive review
Author: Aamer Ali Shah, Fariha Hasan, Abdul Hameed, Safia Ahmed
Journal: Biotechnology Advances
Year: 2008
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9)Title: Biological degradation of plastics: a comprehensive review
Author: Shah AA, Hasan F, Hameed A, Ahmed S
Journal: Biotechnology Advances
Year: 2008
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10)Title: Degradation of polyurethane by novel bacterial consortium isolated from soil
Author: Aamer Ali Shah, Fariha Hasan, Javed Iqbal Akhter, Abdul Hameed, Safia Ahmed
Journal: Annals of Microbiology
Year: 2008
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11)Title: Enhanced hydrolysis resistance of biodegradable polymers and bio-composites
Author: Hee-Soo Kim, Hyun-Joong Kim
Journal: Polymer Degradation and Stability
Year: 2008
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12)Title: Fungal degradation of the bioplastic PHB (poly-3-hydroxy- butyric acid)
Author: K.-M. Lee, D. F. Gimore, M. J. Huss
Journal: Journal of Polymers and the Environment
Year: 2008
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13)Title: Hydrogen and polyhydroxybutyrate producing abilities of microbes from diverse habitats by dark fermentative process
Author: Porwal S, Kumar T, Lal S, Rani A, Kumar S, Cheema S, Purohit HJ, Sharma R, Singh Patel SK, Kalia VC
Journal: Bioresource Technology
Year: 2008
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14)Title: Marine microbe-mediated biodegradation of low- and high-density polyethylenes
Author: M. Sudhakar, Mukesh Doble, P. Sriyutha Murthy, R. Venkatesan
Journal: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation
Year: 2008
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15)Title: Novel polycaprolactone nanocomposites containing thymol of interest in antimicrobial film and coating applications
Author: M.D. Sanchez-Garcia, M.J. Ocio, E. Gimenez , J.M. Lagaron
Journal: Journal of Plastic Film and Sheeting
Year: 2008
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16)Title: Polymer biodegradation: Mechanisms and estimation techniques - A review
Author: Nathalie Lucas, Christophe Bienaime, Christian Belloy, Michèle Queneudec, Françoise Silvestre, José-Edmundo Nava-Saucedo
Journal: Chemosphere
Year: 2008
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17)Title: Production and characterization of poly-(3-hydroxybutyrate) from recombinant Escherichia coli grown on cheap renewable carbon substrates
Author: Fonseca GG, Fonseca GG, de Arruda-Caulkins JC, Vasconcellos Antonio R
Journal: Waste Management & Research
Year: 2008
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18)Title: Progress on biodegradation of polylactic acid--a review
Author: Li F, Wang S, Liu W, Chen G
Journal: Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. [Article in Chinese]
Year: 2008
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19)Title: Response of microbial growth to orthophosphate and organic carbon influx in copper and plastic based plumbing water systems
Author: Park SK, Kim YK, Choi SC
Journal: Chemosphere
Year: 2008
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20)Title: Screening of tropical fungi producing polyethylene terephthalate-hydrolyzing enzyme for fabric modification
Author: Thidarat Nimchua, Douglas E. Eveleigh, Usa Sangwatanaroj, Hunsa Punnapayak
Journal: Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Year: 2008
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21)Title: Soil solarization with biodegradable materials and its impact on soil microbial communities
Author: Giuliano Bonanomi, Mario Chiurazzi, Silvia Caporaso, Giovanni Del Sorbo, Giancarlo Moschetti, Scala Felice
Journal: Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Year: 2008
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22)Title: Tertiary recycling of PVC-containing plastic waste by copyrolysis with cattle manure
Author: Apinya Duangchan, Chanatip Samart
Journal: Waste Management
Year: 2008
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23)Title: Up-cycling of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) to the biodegradable plastic PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate)
Author: Kenny ST, Runic JN, Kaminsky W, Woods T, Babu RP, Keely CM, Blau W, O'Connor KE
Journal: Environmental Science & Technology
Year: 2008
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1)Title: Bacterial synthesis of biodegradable polyhydroxyalkanoates
Author: Verlinden RA, Hill DJ, Kenward MA, Williams CD, Radecka I
Journal: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Year: 2007
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2)Title: Bacteriological and chemical changes occurring in Bunker-stored silage covered with biodegradable coating
Author: Denoncourt P, Caillet S, Lacroix M
Journal: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Year: 2007
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3)Title: Biodegradation of polyethylene
Author: Yang J, Song YL, Qin XY
Journal: Huan Jing Ke Xue
Year: 2007
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4)Title: Diversity and effectiveness of tropical mangrove soil microflora on the degradation of polythene carry bags
Author: Kumar S, Hatha AA, Christi KS
Journal: Rev Biol Trop
Year: 2007
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5)Title: Bacterial synthesis of biodegradable polyhydroxyalkanoates
Author: Verlinden RA, Hill DJ, Kenward MA, Williams CD, Radecka I
Journal: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Year: 2007
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6)Title: Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Bio-based microbial plastics and their properties
Author: Ching-Yee Loo, Kumar Sudesh
Journal: Malaysian Polymer Journal
Year: 2007
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