Antimicrobial, any agent (including an antibiotic) used to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites).
Bioremediation is a term used when the organism such as bacteria, plants, and fungi is used to clean and remove toxic chemical wastes and metals from contaminated soil.
Catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction but which is left unchanged by the result.
Environmental biotechnology is a term to describe the scientific engineering of biological systems for environment-friendly processes, such as green manufacturing and clean-up pollution. This technology uses only natural sources as fungi, plants, bacteria, particularly efficient engineered microbes and enzymes in chemical synthesis processes. Read more..
Fungi is a diverse group of plants that are not capable of photosynthesis but obtain carbon nutrition from the absorption of carbon compounds from the environment. The group includes organisms ranging from yeast to molds to mushrooms and organisms that have broad ability to degrade complex organic molecules in the environment.
icrobes are a diverse group of organisms that can be divided into the viruses, unicellular groups (Archaea, Eubacteria, Protista, some fungi, and some chlorophyta), and a small number of organisms with a simple multicellular structure (the larger fungi and chlorophyta). Read more..
Natural polymers are biodegradable. Formed naturally in all living organism, both in plants and animals; made from elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. In animals natural polymers are found in muscles skin, silk, hair, wool and fur. Read more..