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Phytoremediation of phenol using Vicia sativa L. plants and its antioxidative response
Common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) is a legume species with an extensive agricultural use. However, the phytoremediation potentiality of this species has not been sufficiently explored because little isExpand
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Transgenic plants and hairy roots: exploiting the potential of plant species to remediate contaminants.
Phytoremediation has emerged as an attractive methodology to deal with environmental pollution, which is a serious worldwide problem. Although important advances have been made in this researchExpand
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Effects of maize inoculation with Fusarium verticillioides and with two bacterial biocontrol agents on seedlings growth and antioxidative enzymatic activities
Maize (Zea mays L.) is a staple food for the majority of the world's population and different diseases may affect its emergence, growth and development. Fusarium verticillioides (Sacc.) NirenbergExpand
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Phytoremediation of Phenol at pilot scale by tobacco hairy roots
Phenol is a toxic compound commonly found in the wastewater released from several industries. In the present work, we optimized the use of tobacco hairy roots (HRs), wild type (WT) and doubleExpand
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Establishment of transgenic tobacco hairy roots expressing basic peroxidases and its application for phenol removal.
Transgenic hairy root (HR) systems constitute an interesting alternative to improve the efficiency of phytoremediation process. Since peroxidases (Px) have been associated with phenolic compoundsExpand
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Phenol tolerance, changes of antioxidative enzymes and cellular damage in transgenic tobacco hairy roots colonized by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Phytoremediation has been recognized as a cheap and eco-friendly technology which could be used for the remediation of organic pollutants, such as phenolic compounds. Besides, the extent to whichExpand
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Phenol modulates lipid kinase activities in Vicia sativa plants
Abstract Vicia sativa, is a leguminous species able to germinate, grow in the presence of phenol and remove this contaminant. However, there are not reports concerning the signals triggered by theExpand
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Removal of copper from aqueous solutions by rhizofiltration using genetically modified hairy roots expressing a bacterial Cu-binding protein
ABSTRACT The aim of this work was to develop a biotechnological tool to hyperaccumulate high copper (Cu) concentrations from wastewaters. Transgenic tobacco hairy roots were obtained by expressing,Expand
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Vicia sativa–rhizospheric bacteria interactions to improve phenol remediation
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the interaction of Vicia sativa with a bacterial strain capable of using phenol as sole carbon and energy sources can moderate adverse effects of thisExpand
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Overview and New Insights of Genetically Engineered Plants for Improving Phytoremediation
Anthropogenic activities have been fundamental for the development of modern societies. However, they have resulted in the increase of environmental pollution which is a serious worldwide problem.Expand
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