Feasibility of Biodegradation of Polyfluoroalkyl and Perfluoroalkyl Substances

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Tseng, Nancy Shiao-lynn;
(2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Environmental engineering | Bacteria | Biodegradation | Biotransformation | Fungi | Perfluorinated | Polyfluorinated

Polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are highly stable organic compounds, which contain multiple carbon-fluorine bonds. They are used in various commercial products, including aqueous fire-fighting foams (AFFF) and products with non-stick coatings. Howe... View more
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