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Hydrocarbons, Oils and Lipids: Diversity, Origin, Chemistry and Fate
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Hydrocarbons, Oils and Lipids: Diversity, Origin, Chemistry and Fate (Hardback)

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This book describes the structural features and properties of important types of hydrocarbons and lipids and gives an overview of their analytical characterization in biological and environmental matrices. It covers the occurrence, biosynthesis and biological functions of these compound types in diverse organisms including bacteria and archaea, algae, higher plants and arthropods. It examines their distribution in the geosphere and fundamental processes controlling the fate of fossil organic matter. Finally, it addresses important aspects of their environmental chemistry and transfer processes between different compartments of bio- and geosphere.Hydrocarbons and lipids comprise extremely diverse organic compounds that play fundamental roles in biosphere and geosphere. They represent important functional components in all living organisms and constitute a major fraction of fossil organic matter in sedimentary systems.All chapters are written by renowned experts in the respective fields.

Science & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesBiochemistryScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEcological science, the BiosphereScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesMicrobiology non-medicalTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technology Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG Publication Date: 29/09/2020 ISBN-13: 9783319905686  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Heinz Wilkes studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg. During his PhD he investigated the bacterial degradation of dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and other aromatic compounds. He was a research scientist at the Institute of Petroleum and Organic Geochemistry of the Research Centre Julich and in the Organic Geochemistry Section of the German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam. Since 2015 he is a Professor for Organic Geochemistry at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-University Oldenburg in the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment. His research focuses on molecular mechanisms of biogeochemical key reactions and metabolic pathways in microorganisms, the origin, fate and transformation of hydrocarbons and petroleum in the environment and in the geosphere, and the reconstruction of past environments and climates using organic-geochemical proxy parameters. He is a member of the board of the European Association of Organic Geochemists.

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