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Front. Chem. | doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00033

Understanding Mechanism of Photocatalytic Microbial Decontamination of Environmental Wastewater

Chhabilal Regmi1, Bhupendra Joshi1,  Schindra K. Ray1, Gobinda Gyawali1* and  Ramesh P. Pandey2*
  • 1Department of Environmental and Bio-chemical Engineering, Sun Moon University, South Korea
  • 2Department of Life Science and Bio-chemical Engineering, Sun Moon University, South Korea

Keywords: Photocatalysis for environment, microbial inactivation, mechanisms of action, Semiconductors, Environmental Pollutants

Received: 16 Nov 2017; Accepted: 09 Feb 2018.

Edited by:

Fan Dong, Chongqing Technology and Business University, China

Reviewed by:

Martin Reli, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czechia
Leny Yuliati, Universitas Ma Chung, Indonesia
Yuanguo Xu, Jiangsu University, China  

Copyright: © 2018 Regmi, Joshi, Ray, Gyawali and Pandey. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence:
Prof. Gobinda Gyawali, Sun Moon University, Department of Environmental and Bio-chemical Engineering, Asan, South Korea, gbngyawali@gmail.com
Prof. Ramesh P. Pandey, Sun Moon University, Department of Life Science and Bio-chemical Engineering, Asan, South Korea, pandey@sunmoon.ac.kr