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The microbial consortium of a moving bed bioreactor (MBB) connected to a marine recirculating aquaculture system was examined by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) of amplified 16S rRNAContinue Reading
  • Qingzhong Wu, Joy E. M. Watts, Kevin R Sowers, Harold D May
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 February 2002)
  • A microorganism whose growth is linked to the dechlorination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with doubly flanked chlorines was identified. Identification was made by reductive analysis ofContinue Reading
  • Yossi Tal, Joy E. M. Watts, Harold J. Schreier
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 April 2006)
  • Microbial communities in the biological filter and waste sludge compartments of a marine recirculating aquaculture system were examined to determine the presence and activity of anaerobicContinue Reading
  • Nicole S. Webster, Joy E. M. Watts, Russell T Hill
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 November 2001)
  • Abstract: The presence of Archaea in the Great Barrier Reef marine sponge Rhopaloeides odorabile was investigated by 16S ribosomal RNA community analysis of total DNA extracted from the spongeContinue Reading
  • Leah A Cutter, Joy E. M. Watts, Kevin R Sowers, Harold D May
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Environmental microbiology
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 November 2001)
  • Anaerobic bacteria reductively dechlorinate polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in aquatic sediments, but these microorganisms remain uncultured and, until now, unidentified. Through denaturing gradientContinue Reading
  • Qingzhong Wu, Charles E. Milliken, G. Patrick Meier, Joy E. M. Watts, Kevin R Sowers, Harold D May
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 August 2002)
  • Polychlorinated benzenes were reductively dechlorinated by an enrichment culture containing the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dechlorinating bacterium DF-1. The culture dechlorinatedContinue Reading
  • Sonja K. Fagervold, Joy E. M. Watts, Harold D May, Kevin R Sowers
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 December 2005)
  • Three species within a deeply branching cluster of the Chloroflexi are the only microorganisms currently known to anaerobically transform polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by the mechanism ofContinue Reading
  • Joy E. M. Watts, Sonja K. Fagervold, Harold D May, Kevin R Sowers
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 June 2005)
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) accumulate and persist in sediments posing a risk to human health and the environment. Highly chlorinated PCBs are reductively dechlorinated in anaerobic sedimentsContinue Reading