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The treatment of metals in urban runoff by constructed wetlands
Abstract The use of constructed wetlands for the treatment of domestic wastewater is now well established in the UK and their ability to treat a range of industrial wastewaters is now beingExpand
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Cadmium uptake and nitrogen fixing ability in heavy-metal-resistant laboratory and field strains of Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii
Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii produced mucoid colonies on yeast mannitol agar, but non-mucoid colonies appeared with a frequency of 10−7 on agar additionally containing 4 mM ZnCl2. CellsExpand
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Survival and Nodulating Ability of Indigenous and Inoculated Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii in Sterilized and Unsterilized Soil Treated with Sewage Sludge
Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii was detected in soil from 41 of 47 plots, within nine sewage sludge-treated sites with different soil characteristics and heavy metal contents. However,Expand
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Heavy metals distribution and risk assessment in soil from an informal E-waste recycling site in Lagos State, Nigeria
Informal E-waste recycling can pose a risk to human health and the environment which this study endeavours to evaluate. The distribution of a number of heavy metals in soil from an informal recyclingExpand
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Consideration of the bioavailability of metal/metalloid species in freshwaters: experiences regarding the implementation of biotic ligand model-based approaches in risk assessment frameworks
After the scientific development of biotic ligand models (BLMs) in recent decades, these models are now considered suitable for implementation in regulatory risk assessment of metals in freshwaterExpand
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Technical Note: Effects of Arsenate (AS5+) on Growth and Production of Glutathione (GSH) and Phytochelatins (PCS) in Chlorella Vulgaris
The effect of arsenate (As5+) on growth and chlorophyll a production in Chlorella vulgaris, its removal by C. vulgaris and the role of glutathione (GSH) and phytochelatins (PCs) were investigated.C.Expand
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Effects of temperature on metal tolerance and the accumulation of Zn and Pb by metal‐tolerant fungi isolated from urban runoff treatment wetlands
Aims:  To investigate the ability of two fungi to accumulate Zn and Pb, the effect of temperature on their metal tolerance and possible mechanisms involved in metal accumulation.
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Effectiveness of domestic antibacterial products in decontaminating food contact surfaces.
Four commercially available antibacterial products (two wipes and two sprays) were tested under laboratory conditions on a range of food contact surfaces (wood, glass, plastic, Microban incorporatedExpand
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Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal-Contaminated Sites: Eco-environmental Concerns, Field Studies, Sustainability Issues, and Future Prospects.
Environmental contamination due to heavy metals (HMs) is of serious ecotoxicological concern worldwide because of their increasing use at industries. Due to non-biodegradable and persistent nature,Expand
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