Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants by Microorganisms: A Bibliometric Analysis

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Hussein Alwan
Ali Resen
Abdolhadi Bashar
Aqeel Abdulabbas
Mehdi Hassanshahian


The oceans, as a large area of the planet, are of great importance to the biological status of organisms. They are contaminated with different compounds that are dangerous to health conditions. Biodegradation is one way to reduce pollution. Therefore the current review aimed to this bibliometric analysis. Data were collected from published articles in Scopus and Clarivate Analytics Web of Science databases between 1985 and April 2021, and then Scopus documents were examined using VOS viewer and Bibliometrix-package due to their larger number. Analysis was performed for the number of publications per year, document types, sources, keywords, authors, organizations, and countries. The results showed a growing trend in publishing documents from 2010 to 2022. The two keywords biodegradation and bioremediation grew more.

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Alwan, H., Resen, A., Bashar, A., Abdulabbas, A., & Hassanshahian, M. (2022). Biodegradation of Marine Pollutants by Microorganisms: A Bibliometric Analysis. Research in Biotechnology and Environmental Science, 1(2), 43–53.
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