Biodeterioration


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biodeterioration

[‚bī·ō·di‚tir·ē·ər′ā·shən]
(materials)
Decay of wood or other material caused by fungi, bacteria, insects, or marine boring organisms.
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Biodeterioration

Agents that contribute to the deterioration of stone. Modes of disintegration are both physical and chemical, and are affected by bacteria, algae, lichen, fungi, mosses, and guano from birds and other mammals.
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No traces of mineralization have been detected--as it is common in fossil ivory--(Edwards et al., 2006: 66), and traces of fungal activity and biodeterioration, although visually detected, did not significantly affect the spectra obtained.
Clausen, "Copper tolerance of brown rot fungi: oxalic acid production in southern pine treated with arsenic-free preservatives," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol.
Elshahed, "A critical assessment of the efficacy of biocides used during the hydraulic fracturing process in shale natural gas wells," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol.
Abu-Ateih, "Biodegradation of petroleum industry oily-sludge using Jordanian oil refinery contaminated soil," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol.
Rymarz, "Microorganisms participating in the biodegradation of modified poly-ethene films in different soils under laboratory conditions," International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol.
Hafidi, "Assessment of biotransformation of organic matter during co-composting of sewage sludge-lignocelullosic waste by chemical, FTIR analyses, and phytotoxicity tests," International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol.
Macedo et al., "Anatase as an alternative application for preventing biodeterioration of mortars: evaluation and comparison with other biocides," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol.
The causes of building material biodeterioration are three main processes: mechanical, assimilative (building materials are a source of nutrition and energy for microorganisms), and dissimilative (the interaction of building materials with aggressive metabolites of microorganisms) [1].
Biochemical degradation pathway of textile dye Remazol red and subsequent toxicological evaluation by cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and oxidative stress studies International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation.