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Aerobic degradation of lindane (γ-hexachlorocyclohexane) in bacteria and its biochemical and molecular basis
Abstractγ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH, also called γ-BHC and lindane) is a halogenated organic insecticide that causes serious environmental problems. The aerobic degradation pathway of γ-HCH wasExpand
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Thirteen novel deoxynivalenol-degrading bacteria are classified within two genera with distinct degradation mechanisms.
The mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON), a secondary metabolite produced by species of the plant pathogen Fusarium, causes serious problems in cereal crop production because of its toxicity towards humansExpand
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Nocardioides sp. strain WSN05-2, isolated from a wheat field, degrades deoxynivalenol, producing the novel intermediate 3-epi-deoxynivalenol
The mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) causes serious problems worldwide in the production of crops such as wheat and barley because of its toxicity toward humans and livestock. A bacterial cultureExpand
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Complete Nucleotide Sequence of an Exogenously Isolated Plasmid, pLB1, Involved in γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane Degradation
ABSTRACT The α-proteobacterial strain Sphingobium japonicum UT26 utilizes a highly chlorinated pesticide, γ-hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH), as a sole source of carbon and energy, and haloalkaneExpand
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Bacterial Cytochrome P450 System Catabolizing the Fusarium Toxin Deoxynivalenol
ABSTRACT Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a natural toxin of fungi that cause Fusarium head blight disease of wheat and other small-grain cereals. DON accumulates in infected grains and promotes the spread ofExpand
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Complete nucleotide sequence of an exogenously isolated plasmid, pLB1, involved in gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane degradation.
The alpha-proteobacterial strain Sphingobium japonicum UT26 utilizes a highly chlorinated pesticide, gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma-HCH), as a sole source of carbon and energy, and haloalkaneExpand
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Repression of the expression of genes encoding xylanolytic enzymes in Aspergillusoryzae by introduction of multiple copies of the xynF1 promoter
Abstract A xylanase gene, xynF1, was cloned and characterized from a shoyu koji mould Aspergillus oryzae KBN616. The xynF1 gene was found to be comprised of 1484 bp with ten introns. The deducedExpand
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The lin Genes for γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane Degradation in Sphingomonas sp. MM-1 Proved to Be Dispersed across Multiple Plasmids
A γ-hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)-degrading bacterium, Sphingomonas sp. MM-1, was isolated from soil contaminated with HCH isomers. Cultivation of MM-1 in the presence of γ-HCH led to the detection ofExpand
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A novel actinomycete derived from wheat heads degrades deoxynivalenol in the grain of wheat and barley affected by Fusarium head blight
Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a hazardous and globally prevalent mycotoxin in cereals. It commonly accumulates in the grain of wheat, barley and other small grain cereals affected by Fusarium head blightExpand
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Sedimentology of Marine Cretaceous Sequences in the Central Exmouth Plateau (Northwest Australia)
Sites 762 and 763 were both drilled on the central Exmouth Plateau in water depths of about 1380 m. At Site 763, 1036 m were drilled about 100 km northeast of the Cuvier Abyssal Plain, and at SiteExpand
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