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Phytoremediation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons, anilines and phenols
Phytoremediation technologies based on the combined action of plants and the microbial communities that they support within the rhizosphere hold promise in the remediation of land and waterwaysExpand
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Metal uptake by microalgae: Underlying mechanisms and practical applications
Metal contamination of a few aquatic, atmospheric, and soil ecosystems has increased ever since the industrial revolution, owing to discharge of such elements via the effluents of some industrialExpand
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Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils: Phytoremediation as a Potentially Promising Clean-Up Technology
Increased soil pollution with heavy metals due to various human and natural activities has led to a growing need to address environmental contamination. Some remediation technologies have beenExpand
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Valorisation of natural extracts from marine source focused on marine by-products: A review
Abstract The wide chemical and biological diversity observed in the marine environment makes the ocean an extraordinary source of high added value compounds (HAVC) which can be employed in manyExpand
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Evaluation of Phenolic Profiles and Antioxidant Activities of Turkish Medicinal Plants: Tiliaargentea, Crataegi Folium Leaves and Polygonum bistorta Roots
There is a growing interest in the food industry and in preventive health care for the development and evaluation of natural antioxidants from medicinal plant materials. In the present work, extractsExpand
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Biosorption of zinc ions from aqueous solution by the microalga Scenedesmus obliquus
Aquatic environments are often exposed to toxic heavy metals, which gain access to the food chain via microalgae and may cause severe problems at higher trophic levels. However, such a metabolicExpand
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Biodegradation of ofloxacin, norfloxacin, and ciprofloxacin as single and mixed substrates by Labrys portucalensis F11
Fluoroquinolone (FQ) antibiotics are extensively used both in human and veterinary medicine, and their accumulation in the environment is causing an increasing concern. In this study, theExpand
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Phosphate-solubilizing rhizobacteria enhance Zea mays growth in agricultural P-deficient soils
Abstract This work aimed to evaluate the ability of phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) to enhance Zea mays growth in an agricultural P-deficient soil. Five strains were screened for their abilityExpand
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Arsenic, lead and nickel accumulation in Rubus ulmifolius growing in contaminated soil in Portugal.
This work investigates the potential of Rubus ulmifolius, indigenous to a metal contaminated site--Esteiro de Estarreja--for phytoremediation purposes. The site has a long history of metalExpand
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Assessment of the plant growth promotion abilities of six bacterial isolates using Zea mays as indicator plant.
Abstract Zea mays , one of the most important cereals worldwide, is a plant not only with food and energy value, but also with phytoremediation potential. The use of plant growth promoting (PGP)Expand
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