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JournalISSN: 0964-8305

International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 

Elsevier BV
About: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Biodegradation & Bioremediation. It has an ISSN identifier of 0964-8305. Over the lifetime, 4172 publications have been published receiving 160190 citations. The journal is also known as: International biodeterioration and biodegradation.

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TL;DR: The focuss of this review is on the high molecular weight PAH benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), which has been observed to accumulate in marine organisms and plants which could indirectly cause human exposure through food consumption.

1,055 citations

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TL;DR: The first synthetic dye compound was aniline purple as mentioned in this paper, which was synthesized in 1856 and was the first compound to be synthesized from natural colorants, and it was used extensively in textile, leather tanning, paper production, food technology, agriculture, light harvesting array, coloring and pharmaceuticals.

1,044 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, a Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic study of changes in chemistry of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) sapwood and beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) decayed by Coniophora puteana ((Schumacher) Karsten), Coriolus versicolor ((L.) Quelet) and Phanerochaete chrysosporium (Burdsall) is presented.

943 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, a comprehensive overview to the biodeterioration of stone and its practical relevance for the conservation is presented. But, the authors do not consider the effects of the microbial contamination on cleaning procedures, protective treatments as well as biocidal applications.

889 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, a review of the mechanisms and microorganisms involved in degradation of specific polymeric materials, and detection methods used for degradation and deterioration tests are discussed, and new detection techniques and preventive measures are also presented.

611 citations

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