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Potential use of DNA adducts to detect mutagenic compounds in soil

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Hua, G., Lyons, B., Killham, K., & Singleton, I. (2009)
Potential use of DNA adducts to detect mutagenic compounds in soil. Environmental Pollution, 157(3), 916-921. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2008.10.026
In this study, three different soils with contrasting features, spiked with 300 mg benzo[a]pyrene (BaP)/kg dry soil, were incubated at 20 °C and 60% water holding capacity for...

Effect of ozone on spore germination, spore production and biomass production in two Aspergillus species

Journal Article
Antony-Babu, S., & Singleton, I. (2009)
Effect of ozone on spore germination, spore production and biomass production in two Aspergillus species. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 96(4), 413-422. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10482-009-9355-2
The ability of ozone gas to reduce food spoilage is relatively well documented, but the developmental effects of the gas on food spoilage fungi are not well known. In this stu...

Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach

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Wani, S., Maker, J., Thompson, J., Barnes, J., & Singleton, I. (2015)
Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach. Agriculture, 5(2), 155-169. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture5020155
The efficacy of “gaseous” ozone in reducing numbers and re-growth of food-borne pathogens, (Escherichia coli and Listeria spp.), on leafy salads was investigated using spinach...

Impact of low-level atmospheric ozone-enrichment on black spot and anthracnose rot of tomato fruit

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Tzortzakis, N., Singleton, I., & Barnes, J. (2008)
Impact of low-level atmospheric ozone-enrichment on black spot and anthracnose rot of tomato fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 47(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2007.06.004
Tomato fruit (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) were exposed to ozone concentrations between 0.005 (control) and 5.0 μmol mol−1 up to 13 days at 13 °C, prior to, or following, inocu...

Rapid quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPCD) soil extracts by synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy (SFS)

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Hua, G., Broderick, J., Semple, K. T., Killham, K., & Singleton, I. (2007)
Rapid quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPCD) soil extracts by synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy (SFS). Environmental Pollution, 148(1), 176-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2006.10.040
Synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy (SFS) was directly applied to rapidly quantify selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs: benzo[a]pyrene and pyrene) in aqueous hyd...

Impact of atmospheric ozone-enrichment on quality-related attributes of tomato fruit

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Tzortzakis, N., Borland, A., Singleton, I., & Barnes, J. (2007)
Impact of atmospheric ozone-enrichment on quality-related attributes of tomato fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 45(3), 317-325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2007.03.004
Tomato fruit (Lycopersicon esculentum L. cv. Carousel) were exposed to ozone concentrations ranging between 0.005 (controls) and 1.0 μmol mol−1 at 13 °C and 95% RH. Quality-re...

Deployment of low-level ozone-enrichment for the preservation of chilled fresh produce

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Tzortzakis, N., Singleton, I., & Barnes, J. (2007)
Deployment of low-level ozone-enrichment for the preservation of chilled fresh produce. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 43(2), 261-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2006.09.005
Tomatoes, strawberries, table grapes and plums were inoculated with Botrytis cinerea (grey mould), transferred to chilled storage (13 °C) and exposed to ‘clean air’ or low-lev...

Isolation of Indigenous Hydrocarbon Transforming Bacteria from Oil Contaminated Soils in Libya: Selection for Use as Potential Inocula for Soil Bioremediation

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Hakima, A., & Ian, S. (2017)
Isolation of Indigenous Hydrocarbon Transforming Bacteria from Oil Contaminated Soils in Libya: Selection for Use as Potential Inocula for Soil Bioremediation. International journal of environmental bioremediation & biodegradation, 5(1), 8-17. https://doi.org/10.12691/ijebb-5-1-2
The Libyan oil industry has left a significant legacy of contamination and methods are required to remediate oil-contaminated soils in the area. In this work hydrocarbon utili...

The use of ozone in the remediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminated soil.

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O’Mahony, M. M., Dobson, A. D., Barnes, J. D., & Singleton, I. (2006)
The use of ozone in the remediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminated soil. Chemosphere, 63(2), 307-314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2005.07.018
The potential of using ozone for the removal of phenanthrene from several different soils, both alone and in combination with biodegradation using a microbial inoculant (Pseud...

Metal contamination of urban soils in the vicinity of a municipal waste incinerator: one source among many.

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Rimmer, D. L., Vizard, C. G., Pless-Mulloli, T., Singleton, I., Air, V. S., & Keatinge, Z. A. (2006)
Metal contamination of urban soils in the vicinity of a municipal waste incinerator: one source among many. Science of the Total Environment, 356(1-3), 207-216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2005.04.037
Concern from local residents about possible contamination with metals and PCDD/F (dioxins and furans) from fugitive and stack emissions from the Byker municipal solid waste in...