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Front. Microbiol., 15 November 2016 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01837

Corrigendum: Current State of Knowledge in Microbial Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs): A Review

Debajyoti Ghosal1, Shreya Ghosh2, Tapan K. Dutta3* and Youngho Ahn1,2*
  • 1Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, South Korea
  • 2Disasters Prevention Research Institute, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea
  • 3Department of Microbiology, Bose Institute, Kolkata, India

A corrigendum on
Current State of Knowledge in Microbial Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs): A Review

by Ghosal, D., Ghosh, S., Dutta, T. K., and Ahn, Y. (2016). Front. Microbiol. 7:1369. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01369

Due to an inadvertent error, Louvado et al. (2015) was noted cited in the footnotes of Table 1. The corrected Table 1 along with the footnote appears below. The authors apologize for this error. This does not affect the scientific conclusions of the article in any way.

TABLE 1
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Table 1. Physical-chemical properties and some relevant information of 16 PAHs enlisted as priority pollutants by US EPA.

Conflict of Interest Statement

The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.

Acknowledgments

This study was supported by the Yeungnam University Research Grant (2015).

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Keywords: biodegradation, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), bacteria, fungi, algae

Citation: Ghosal D, Ghosh S, Dutta TK and Ahn Y (2016) Corrigendum: Current State of Knowledge in Microbial Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs): A Review. Front. Microbiol. 7:1837. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01837

Received: 20 October 2016; Accepted: 01 November 2016;
Published: 15 November 2016.

Edited and reviewed by: Pankaj Kumar Arora, M. J. P. Rohilkhand University, India

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*Correspondence: Tapan K. Dutta, tapan@jcbose.ac.in
Youngho Ahn, yhahn@ynu.ac.kr