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Biodegradation of the veterinary antibiotics enrofloxacin and ceftiofur and associated microbial community dynamics.
The results presented in this study indicate that biodegradation can be an important mechanism for the environmental removal of the tested compounds. Expand
Actinobacteria Isolated From Laminaria ochroleuca: A Source of New Bioactive Compounds
This study revealed that L. ochroleuca is a rich source of actinobacteria with promising antimicrobial and anticancer activities and suggests that macroalgae may be a valuable source ofActinob bacteria and, consequently, of new molecules with biotechnological importance. Expand
Degradation of Fluorobenzene by Rhizobiales Strain F11 via ortho Cleavage of 4-Fluorocatechol and Catechol
Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis showed that 4-fluorocatechol and catechol were formed as intermediates during fluorobenzene degradation by cell suspensions, unlike 3-fluorbenzene, which supported growth and oxygen uptake. Expand
Bioaugmentation of a rotating biological contactor for degradation of 2-fluorophenol.
The performance of a laboratory scale rotating biological contactor towards shock loadings of 2-fluorophenol was investigated and the RBC showed to be robust towards starvation periods, as after 1month of non-supply of the target compound, the reactor resumed 2-FP degradation. Expand
Labrys portucalensis sp. nov., a fluorobenzene-degrading bacterium isolated from an industrially contaminated sediment in northern Portugal.
A detailed classification of a novel bacterial strain, designated F11(T), capable of degrading fluorobenzene as a sole carbon and energy source, was performed by using a polyphasic approach. ThisExpand
Long-term performance and microbial dynamics of an up-flow fixed bed reactor established for the biodegradation of fluorobenzene
An up-flow fixed bed reactor (UFBR) was established to investigate the biodegradation of fluorobenzene (FB) under a number of operating conditions, which included variation in the concentration of FBExpand
4-Chlorophenol degradation by a bacterial consortium: development of a granular activated carbon biofilm reactor
A bacterial consortium that can degrade chloro- and nitrophenols has been isolated from the rhizosphere of Phragmitis communis and revealed a heterogeneous structure with a network of channels throughout the biofilm, partially occupied by microbial exopolymer structures. Expand
Isolation and properties of a pure bacterial strain capable of fluorobenzene degradation as sole carbon and energy source.
Strain F11 belongs to a novel genus within the alpha-2 subgroup of the Proteobacteria, possibly within a new clade related to the order Rhizobiales, and was shown to be able to use a range of other organic compounds, including other fluorinated compounds. Expand
Microbial degradation of 17β -estradiol and 17α -ethinylestradiol followed by a validated HPLC-DAD method
E2 was more extensively degraded than EE2 by CA whereas CB was only able to degrade E2. Expand
A GAC biofilm reactor for the continuous degradation of 4-chlorophenol: treatment efficiency and microbial analysis
One isolate recovered from the biofilm was shown to be capable of degrading 4-CP as a sole carbon and energy source. Expand