International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation
International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation publishes original research papers and reviews on the biological causes of deterioration or degradation.
AIMS & SCOPEInternational Biodeterioration & Biodegradation publishes original research papers and reviews on the biological causes of deterioration or degradation.
- The causes may be macro- or microbiological, whose origins may be aerial, aquatic, or terrestrial.
- The effects may include corrosion, fouling, rotting, decay, infection, disfigurement, toxification, weakening or processes that liquefy, detoxify, or mineralize.
- The materials affected may include natural, synthetic or refined materials [such as metals, hydrocarbons and oils, foodstuffs and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cellulose and wood, plastics and polymers, fibres, paper, leather, waste materials or any other material of commercial importance]; and structures or systems [such as buildings, works of art, processing equipment, etc.] as well as hazardous wastes, and includes environmental and occupational health aspects resulting from the activities of the biological agents described above.
EDITORSB. Flannigan, SCPS, School of Life Sciences, Napier University, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT, UK Fax: (1) 31 455 2291, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDIENCEMaterials scientists, applied and industrial microbiologists, microbiologists, food scientists.
SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS2006, Volumes 57-58, 8 issues
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