Biodegradation of Pharmaceuticals by Using Microorganisms-A Review
Environmental microorganisms play a main role in important ecological process such as biodegradation and
bioremediation. Microorganisms included a large new reservoir of genetic variety and metabolic ability given that several
ecosystem services. Most importantly the preservation of soil quality. The fate of a pharmaceuticals in soil and water
depends on several factor, including its essential physic-chemical properties, environmental features and climate the (e.g.
Temperature, pH) and most prominently the presence and activity of microorganisms that possess the ability to biodegrade it.
Keyword— Biodegradation, Pharmaceuticals, Microbes.