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Effects of ozone exposure on the xerophilic fungus, Eurotium amstelodami IS-SAB-01, isolated from naan bread

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Antony-Babu, S., & Singleton, I. (2011)
Effects of ozone exposure on the xerophilic fungus, Eurotium amstelodami IS-SAB-01, isolated from naan bread. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 144(3), 331-336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.09.019
Xerophilic moulds cause contamination and spoilage of low moisture foods. This study examined the effect of ozone fumigation on growth of a Eurotium species isolated from naan...

Investigation of potential reasons for bacterial survival on ‘ready-to-eat’ leafy produce during exposure to gaseous ozone

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Wani, S., Barnes, J., & Singleton, I. (2016)
Investigation of potential reasons for bacterial survival on ‘ready-to-eat’ leafy produce during exposure to gaseous ozone. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 111, 185-190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2015.08.007
Fresh leafy produce, such as lettuce and coriander, are subject to post-harvest microbial contamination and decay. Because of increasing pesticide resistance and consumer pres...

Fungi at a Small Scale: Spatial Zonation of Fungal Assemblages around Single Trees

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Branco, S., Bruns, T. D., & Singleton, I. (2013)
Fungi at a Small Scale: Spatial Zonation of Fungal Assemblages around Single Trees. PLOS ONE, 8(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078295
Biological communities are often structured by environmental factors even at small spatial scales. Fungi are no exception, though the patterns and mechanisms underlying their ...

Top-Down Characterisation of an Antimicrobial Sanitiser, Leading from Quenchers of Efficacy to Mode of Action

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Wohlgemuth, F., Gomes, R. L., Singleton, I., Rawson, F. J., & Avery, S. V. (2020)
Top-Down Characterisation of an Antimicrobial Sanitiser, Leading from Quenchers of Efficacy to Mode of Action. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.575157
We developed a top-down strategy to characterise an antimicrobial, oxidising sanitiser, which has diverse proposed applications including surface-sanitisation of fresh foods, ...

The legacy of historic land-use in allotment gardens in industrial urban settings: Walker Road allotment in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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Pless-Mulloli, T., Air, V., Vizard, C., Singleton, I., Rimmer, D., & Hartley, P. (2004)
The legacy of historic land-use in allotment gardens in industrial urban settings: Walker Road allotment in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Land contamination & reclamation, 12(3), 239-251. https://doi.org/10.2462/09670513.638
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DDT Resistance and Transformation by Different Microbial Strains Isolated from DDT-Contaminated Soils and Compost Materials

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Kantachote, D., Singleton, I., McClure, N., Naidu, R., Megharaj, M., & Harch, B. D. (2003)
DDT Resistance and Transformation by Different Microbial Strains Isolated from DDT-Contaminated Soils and Compost Materials. Compost science & utilization, 11(4), 300-310. https://doi.org/10.1080/1065657x.2003.10702139
Bioremediation is a potential option to treat 1, 1, 1-trichloro-2, 2-bis (4-chlorophenyl) ethane (DDT) contaminated sites. In areas where suitable microbes are not present, th...

Changes in microbial properties associated with long-term arsenic and DDT contaminated soils at disused cattle dip sites

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Edvantoro, B., Naidu, R., Megharaj, M., & Singleton, I. (2003)
Changes in microbial properties associated with long-term arsenic and DDT contaminated soils at disused cattle dip sites. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 55(3), 344-351. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0147-6513%2802%2900092-1
This work examined the effect of long-term arsenic (As) and DDT contamination on soil microbial properties at 11 cattle dip sites in northern New South Wales, Australia. Total...

Resistance of microbial populations in DDT-contaminated and uncontaminated soils

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Kantachote, D., Naidu, R., Singleton, I., McClure, N., & Harch, B. (2001)
Resistance of microbial populations in DDT-contaminated and uncontaminated soils. Applied Soil Ecology, 16(1), 85-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0929-1393%2800%2900058-5
One DDT-contaminated soil and two uncontaminated soils were used to enumerate DDT-resistant microbes (bacteria, actinomycetes and fungi) by using soil dilution agar plates in ...

Pentachlorophenol transformation in soil: a toxicological assessment

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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...

Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT

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Megharaj, M., Kantachote, D., Singleton, I., & Naidu, R. (2000)
Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT. Environmental Pollution, 109(1), 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0269-7491%2899%2900231-6
DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane) and its principle metabolites, DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene) and DDD (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophe...

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