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A review on biodegradation of pharmaceuticals through microorganisms

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Environ. Sci. and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad - 826004, Jharkhand, India
  • 2Dept. of Environ. Sci. and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad - 826004, Jharkhand, India
  • 3Dept. of Environ. Sci. and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad - 826004, Jharkhand, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (8), Pages 66-72, August,22 (2017)

Abstract

Pharmaceuticals are one of the most critical evolving contaminants. The highest source of the pharmaceuticals contamination is the hospitals, household and pharmaceuticals manufactures. Numerous methods for example physico-chemical and biological methods have been employed in the degradation of pharmaceuticals. As physico-chemical methods are expensive, biological methods- thorough microorganisms are extensively used. A better understanding of the mechanism of biodegradation has a high ecological significance that depends on the indigenous microorganisms to transform or mineralize the organic contaminants. The present review gives a short discussion on the role of microorganisms in degradation of pharmaceuticals.

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