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Avian Urine: Its Potential as a Non-Invasive Biomonitor of Environmental Metal Exposure in Birds

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Clapp, J. B., Bevan, R. M., & Singleton, I. (2012)
Avian Urine: Its Potential as a Non-Invasive Biomonitor of Environmental Metal Exposure in Birds. Water, air, and soil pollution, 223(7), 3923-3938. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-012-1161-1
Current non-invasive biomonitoring techniques to measure heavy metal exposure in free ranging birds using eggs, feathers and guano are problematic because essential metals cop...

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

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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...

Sources and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh, leafy produce

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on fresh, leafy produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125(4), 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14025

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on fresh, leafy produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125(4), 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14025
Listeria monocytogenes in an intracellular human pathogen which enters the body through contaminated food stuffs and is known to contaminate fresh leafy produce such as spinac...

Metal cation uptake by yeast: a review

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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

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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 ...

Microbial metabolism of xenobiotics: Fundamental and applied research

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Singleton, I. (1994)
Microbial metabolism of xenobiotics: Fundamental and applied research. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 59(1), 9-23. doi:10.1002/jctb.280590104
The ability of microorganisms to metabolise xenobiotic compounds has received much attention due to the environmental persistence and toxicity of these chemicals. The microbia...

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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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...