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Emulsification potential of a newly isolated biosurfactant-producing bacterium, Rhodococcus sp. strain TA6.
An indigenous biosurfactant producing bacterium, Rhodococcus sp. strain TA6 was isolated from Iranian oil contaminated soil using an efficient enrichment and screening method. During growth onExpand
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Biodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene by recombinant Gordonia alkanivorans RIPI90A.
The dszABC genes from newly reported dibenzothiophene biodesulfurizing bacterium, Gordonia alkanivorans RIPI90A were cloned and sequenced. The overall nucleotide sequence similarity between theExpand
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Biodegradation of phenol in hypersaline conditions by Halomonas sp. strain PH2-2 isolated from saline soil
Abstract Phenolic compounds are hazardous pollutants known to be toxic at low concentration. Removal of phenols from industrial wastewater streams before their discharge into receiving water bodiesExpand
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Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by a halophilic microbial consortium
In this study we investigated the phenanthrene degradation by a halophilic consortium obtained from a saline soil sample. This consortium, named Qphe, could efficiently utilize phenanthrene in a wideExpand
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High-level expression of lipase in Escherichia coli and recovery of active recombinant enzyme through in vitro refolding.
Microbial lipases are widely used for biotechnological applications. In this study we have cloned and sequenced the lipase and lipase specific foldase genes of a Pseudomonas sp., which was isolatedExpand
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Benzene-contaminated groundwater remediation using calcium peroxide nanoparticles: synthesis and process optimization
Nano-size calcium peroxide (nCaO2) is an appropriate oxygen source which can meet the needs of in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) for contaminant remediation from groundwater. In the present study, anExpand
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Genomic structure and promoter analysis of the dsz operon for dibenzothiophene biodesulfurization from Gordonia alkanivorans RIPI90A
The bacterium Gordonia alkanivorans RIPI90A has been previously reported as dibenzothiophene-desulfurizing strain. The present study provides a complete investigation of the dsz operon including dszExpand
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Bioremediation of oil-based drill cuttings by a halophilic consortium isolated from oil-contaminated saline soil
Oil-based drill cuttings are hazardous wastes containing complex hydrocarbons, heavy metals, and brine. Their remediation is a crucial step before release to the environment. In this work, weExpand
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Pseudorhodoplanes sinuspersici gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from oil-contaminated soil.
Strain RIPI 110T was isolated from a soil sample collected from an oil-contaminated site on Siri Island, Persian Gulf, Iran. Cells of the novel isolate were Gram-stain-negative, facultativelyExpand
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Application of encapsulated magnesium peroxide (MgO2) nanoparticles in permeable reactive barrier (PRB) for naphthalene and toluene bioremediation from groundwater.
One of the challenges in the petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated groundwater remediation by oxygen releasing compounds (ORCs) is to identify the remediation mechanism and determine the impact of ORCsExpand
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