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Environmental Pollution and Restoration: A Role for Bioremediation

Book
Philp, J. C., Bamforth, S., Singleton, I., & Atlas, R. M. (2004)
Environmental Pollution and Restoration: A Role for Bioremediation. In R. M. Atlas, & J. Philp (Eds.), Bioremediation, 1-48. Washington, D.C.: American Society for Microbiology. doi:10.1128/9781555817596.ch1
With greater understanding of microbial diversity and the development of bioengineering, bioremediation is taking its place as a cost-effective technique in integrated environ...

Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants

Book Chapter
Singleton, I. (2001)
Fungal remediation of soils contaminated with persistent organic pollutants. In G. M. Gadd (Ed.), Fungi in Bioremediation, (79-96). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541780.005
Laboratory-based studies have shown that fungi are able to degrade a wide range of organic pollutants (see other chapters) and have great potential for use as inoculants to re...

Pentachlorophenol transformation in soil: a toxicological assessment

Journal Article
McGrath, R., & Singleton, I. (2000)
Pentachlorophenol transformation in soil: a toxicological assessment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 32(8-9), 1311-1314. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0038-0717%2800%2900015-8
Bioremediation is recognised as an economically viable method to treat contaminated soil and the use of microbial inoculants, in particular, white-rot fungi, has been proposed...

Fungal interactions with metals and radionuclides for environmental bioremediation

Book Chapter
Singleton, I., & Tobin, J. M. (1996)
Fungal interactions with metals and radionuclides for environmental bioremediation. In J. C. Frankland, N. Magan, & G. M. Gadd (Eds.), Fungi and environmental change, (282-298). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511753190.018
Microorganisms, including fungi, are known to accumulate metals from their external environment and the possibility of using fungi as a means of treating metal/radionuclide-co...

Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review

Journal Article
Blackwell, K. J., Singleton, I., & Tobin, J. M. (1995)
Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 43(4), 579-584. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002530050454
This review addresses metal uptake specifically by yeast. Metal uptake may be passive, active or both, depending on the viability of the biomass, and is influenced by a number...

Considerations on the use of commercially available yeast biomass for the treatment of metal-containing effluents

Journal Article
Simmons, P., Tobin, J. M., & Singleton, I. (1995)
Considerations on the use of commercially available yeast biomass for the treatment of metal-containing effluents. Journal of industrial microbiology, 14(3-4), 240-246. doi:10.1007/bf01569934
Three strains ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae and one strain of aCandida sp. obtained from different industrial sources were screened for uptake of silver and copper. Considerable ...