Microbial diversity in biodegradation and reutilization processes of garbage

Shin Haruta, Toru Nakayama, Kohei Nakamura, Hisashi Hemmi, Masaharu Ishii, Yasuo Igarashi, Tokuzo Nishino

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With particular focus on the microbial diversity in garbage treatment, the current status of garbage treatment in Japan and microbial ecological studies on various bioprocesses for garbage treatment are described in detail. The future direction of research in this field is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Bioscience and Bioengineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan


  • Compost
  • Culture-to-difficult
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
  • Garbage treatment
  • Microflora
  • Molecular microbial ecology
  • PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE)
  • Unculturable

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology


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