Methane formation from long-chain alkanes by anaerobic microorganisms
- K. Zengler, H. Richnow, R. Rosselló-Móra, W. Michaelis, F. Widdel
- Environmental Science, BiologyNature
- 16 September 1999
En enrichment cultures are used to show that the biological conversion of long-chain alkanes to the simplest hydrocarbon, methane, is possible under strictly anoxic conditions.
Monitoring and assessing processes of organic chemicals removal in constructed wetlands.
- G. Imfeld, M. Braeckevelt, P. Kuschk, H. Richnow
Stable isotope fractionation analysis as a tool to monitor biodegradation in contaminated acquifers.
- R. Meckenstock, B. Morasch, C. Griebler, H. Richnow
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Contaminant Hydrology
- 1 December 2004
Molecular signals for anaerobic methane oxidation in Black Sea seep carbonates and a microbial mat
- V. Thiel, J. Peckmann, H. Richnow, U. Luth, J. Reitner, W. Michaelis
- Environmental Science, Geography
- 1 February 2001
Combined application of stable carbon isotope analysis and specific metabolites determination for assessing in situ degradation of aromatic hydrocarbons in a tar oil-contaminated aquifer.
- C. Griebler, Michael Safinowski, A. Vieth, H. Richnow, R. Meckenstock
- ChemistryEnvironmental Science and Technology
- 15 January 2004
To evaluate the intrinsic bioremediation potential in an anoxic tar oil-contaminated aquifer at a former gasworks site, groundwater samples were qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed by…
Formation of Bound Residues during Microbial Degradation of [14C]Anthracene in Soil
- M. Kästner, S. Streibich, M. Beyrer, H. Richnow, W. Fritsche
- Medicine, ChemistryApplied and Environmental Microbiology
- 1 May 1999
Carbon partitioning and residue formation during microbial degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in soil and soil-compost mixtures were examined by using [14C]anthracenes labeled at different positions and indications that monomeric educts are coupled by C-C- or either bonds were found.
Naphthalene Degradation and Incorporation of Naphthalene-Derived Carbon into Biomass by the ThermophileBacillus thermoleovorans
- E. Annweiler, H. Richnow, W. Michaelis
- Chemistry, EngineeringApplied and Environmental Microbiology
- 1 February 2000
ABSTRACT The thermophilic aerobic bacterium Bacillus thermoleovorans Hamburg 2 grows at 60°C on naphthalene as the sole source of carbon and energy. In batch cultures, an effective substrate…
Assimilation of CO2 by soil microorganisms and transformation into soil organic matter
- A. Miltner, H. Richnow, F. Kopinke, M. Kästner
- 1 September 2004
Current approaches for the assessment of in situ biodegradation
- P. Bombach, H. Richnow, M. Kästner, A. Fischer
- Environmental Science, BiologyApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology
- 20 February 2010
Current approaches for the assessment of in situ biodegradation and their potential and limitations are outlined and the benefits of research strategies combining complementary methods are discussed to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the complex hydrogeological and microbial interactions governing contaminant biodegrades in the field.
Molecular characterization of bacterial communities mineralizing benzene under sulfate-reducing conditions.
- S. Kleinsteuber, Kathleen M. Schleinitz, J. Breitfeld, H. Harms, H. Richnow, C. Vogt
- BiologyFEMS Microbiology Ecology
- 1 October 2008
A functional model for syntrophic benzene degradation under sulfate-reducing conditions is proposed and this organism appears to be specific for benzene as a growth substrate and might play a key role in Benzene degradation in both communities.