Biodegradation of Polyethylene Fragments and Microbeads using Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas putida

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Abstract More than 5 trillion plastic pieces – a major contributor being microplastics – are afloat in the world’s oceans[1]. Microplastics are less than five millimeters in length, are problematic to remove using filters, and cause other ecological damages. Over time, multiple morphologies and polymers of microplastics have increased in quantity in San Francisco Bay […]