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Enhanced desulfurization activity in protoplast transformed Rhodococcus erythropolis

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Etemadifar, Z., Emtiazi, G., & Christofi, N. (2008)
Enhanced desulfurization activity in protoplast transformed Rhodococcus erythropolis. American-Eurasian journal of agricultural & environmental sciences, 3, 285-291
Petro-chemically derived fuels may contain a range of organosulfur compounds that produce sulfur dioxide when combusted, culminating in atmospheric and soil pollution. Sulfur ...

UV treatment of microorganisms on artificially-contaminated surfaces using excimer and microwave UV lamps

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Christofi, N., Misakyan, M. A., Matafonova, G., Barkhudarov, E. M., Batoev, V., Kossyi, I. A., & Sharp, J. (2008)
UV treatment of microorganisms on artificially-contaminated surfaces using excimer and microwave UV lamps. Chemosphere, 73(5), 717-722. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2008.06.059
An XeBr excilamp having a peak emission at 283 nm, and microwave UV lamps with peak emissions at 253.7 nm that also generate ozone, have been tested for ability to eradicate h...

UV treatment of chlorophenols in water using uv microwave lamps and Xe/Br excilamp coupled with biodegradation.

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Christofi, N., Matafonova, G., Batoev, V., Misakyan, M. A., Barkhudarov, E. M., & Kossyi, I. A. (2007)
UV treatment of chlorophenols in water using uv microwave lamps and Xe/Br excilamp coupled with biodegradation. In L. N. Robinson (Ed.), Water Resources Research Progress, 101-126. Nova Science Publishers Inc
The protection of aquatic ecosystems from artificial or natural pollutants of industrial origin is of paramount importance and technology to reduce or eliminate these from was...

Degradation of chlorophenols in aqueous media using UV XeBr excilamp in a flow reactor

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Matafonova, G., Christofi, N., Batoev, V. & Sosnin, E. (2007)
Degradation of chlorophenols in aqueous media using UV XeBr excilamp in a flow reactor. Chemosphere. 70, 1124-1127. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.08.022. ISSN 0045-6535
-Chlorophenol (2-CP), 4-chlorophenol (4-CP) and 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP) at initial concentrations of 10, 20, 50 and 100 mg l−1 were degraded in aqueous media by direct UV...

Killing bacteria present on surfaces in films or in droplets using microwave UV lamps

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Barkhudarov, E. M., Christofi, N., Kossyi, I. A., Misakyan, M. A., Sharp, J., & Taktakhisvili, I. M. (2008)
Killing bacteria present on surfaces in films or in droplets using microwave UV lamps. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 24(6), 761-769. doi:10.1007/s11274-007-9536-y
The killing of bacteria on surfaces by two types of UV sources generated by microwave radiation is described. In both cases, UV radiation is produced by gasdischarge electrode...

Accute toxicity of linear alkylbenzene to Caenorhabditis elegans Maupas, 1900 in soil.

Journal Article
Johnson, S. J., Castan, M., Proudfoot, L., Barry, D. A. & Christofi, N. (2007)
Accute toxicity of linear alkylbenzene to Caenorhabditis elegans Maupas, 1900 in soil. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 79, 41-44. doi:10.1007/s00128-007-9195-6. ISSN 0007-4861
Linear alkybenzene (LAB) is a light non-aqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) whose primary use is as a precursor in the manufacture of linear alkylbenzene sulphonate (LAS) detergents....

Environmental Implications of Nanomaterials

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Christofi, N., Fernandes, T., & Stone, V. (2006)
Environmental Implications of Nanomaterials. In N. A. Monteiro-Riviere, & C. Lang (Eds.), Nanotoxicology : Characterization, Dosing and Health Effects, 405-420. CRC Press

Anaerobic biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene: Isomeric ratio as a monitoring tool.

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Johnson, S. J., Barry, D. A. & Christofi, N. (2007)
Anaerobic biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene: Isomeric ratio as a monitoring tool. Land Contamination and Reclamation. 15, 235-241. doi:10.2462/09670513.858. ISSN 0967-0513
Linear alkylbenzenes (LABs) are common environmental contaminants associated with a range of industrial and domestic activities. Although natural environments receiving LABs m...

A new short term toxicity assay using Aspergillus awamori with recombinant aequorin gene.

Journal Article
Kozlova, O., Zwindermann, M. & Christofi, N. (2005)
A new short term toxicity assay using Aspergillus awamori with recombinant aequorin gene. BMC microbiology. 5, 1-9. doi:10.1186/1471-2180-5-40. ISSN 1471-2180
Background Most currently available short-term toxicity assays are based on bacterial cells. Therefore there is a need for novel eukaryotic microbial bioassays that will be re...

Congruence in the performance of model nitrifying activated sludge plants located in Germany, Scotland and Spain

Journal Article
Christofi, N., Aspichueta, E., Dalzell, D., De la Sota, A., Etxebarria, J., Fernandes, T., …Schmellenkamp, P. (2002)
Congruence in the performance of model nitrifying activated sludge plants located in Germany, Scotland and Spain. Water Research, 37(1), 177-187. doi:10.1016/s0043-1354(02)00119-7
A laboratory model nitrifying activated sludge plant treating OECD synthetic sewage was designed and constructed by each of three laboratories in Germany, Scotland and Spain i...

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