Marine bacteria: A better cleaner-upper?
Author AffiliationsThe author is California Sea Grant's Assistant Director for External Relations.
Hilgardia 51(4):47-48. DOI:10.3733/ca.v051n04p47. July 1997.
The application of marine biotechnology to environmental problems represents an area of potentially great importance — both environmental and economic — to California and the nation. Research in this field could lead to a range of new processes and products, from identifying harmful bacteria in the ocean to monitoring toxic substances such as pesticides in the environment.
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