Elimination of problematic compounds

Degradation of aromatics
 
Exploring novel biocatalysts involved in the anaerobic microbial degradation of aromatics, the second most abundant class of natural compounds that are found in polymers, plastisicers, pesticides, and many more.
 
Systems studied
 
benzoyl-CoA
ortho-phthalate
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Funding
 
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naphthalene
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Degradation of steroidal micropollutants
 
Eliminating endocrine disrupting steroids from nature and engineered systems using novel biocatalysts from anaerobic bacteria
 
Activation of C-H bonds of steroids using novel oxygen-independent biocatalysts
 
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Attacking one of the most potent ozone killers chloromethane by enzymes from anaerobic bacteria
 
Degradation of ozone killers
 
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