Bioinformatics in Environmental Bioremediation - A Review

Authors(1) :-Neerja Shukla

Bioremediation is a technology that uses metabolic processes to degrade or transform contaminants, so that they remain no longer in harmful form. Microbial mediated bioremediation has a great potential to effectively restore contaminated environment, but the lack of information about factor regulating the growth and metabolism of various microbial communities in polluted environment often limits its implementation. Newly seeded technology such as Bioinformatics offer remarkable promise as tools to address longstanding questions regarding the molecular mechanisms involved in the control of mineralization pathways. Bioinformatics requires the study of microbial genomics, proteomics, interactomics, computational biology, phylogeny and application of bioinformatics tools for determining the structure and development of databases which would be further utilized for better upliftment. The bioinformatics web-servers plays key role in the application of bioremediation. This paper highlights the significance of bioinformatics concepts utilized over the bioremediation fields.

Authors and Affiliations

Neerja Shukla
Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Bioremediation, Bioinformatics, RNA, Proteomics, Genomics, Interactomics, Computational Biology, Phylogeny

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