|The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) repository holds full-text theses and dissertations submitted for higher degrees at the University (including submissions from former Cape Technikon and Peninsula Technikon).|
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Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminants in a mixed culture bioreactor
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are one of the most common and recalcitrant environmental contaminants – known for their potential toxicity, mutagenicity, and carcinogenicity to humans. Biosurfactant application ...
Microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR): kinetics of biodemulsification of simulated oil-water emulsion
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2019)
Biodemulsification has been recently receiving a lot of attention due to the environmental friendliness of the resultant microbial products commonly known as biosurfactants. It has the potential to address emulsion issues ...