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Screening for hydrocarbon biodegraders in a metagenomic clone library derived from Brazilian petroleum reservoirs [Org. Geochem. 41 (2010) 675―681]
Metagenomics has been successfully applied to isolate novel biocatalysts from diverse environments and functional screening has been used as the primary technique to identify clones carrying theExpand
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Analysis of the composition of bacterial communities in oil reservoirs from a southern offshore Brazilian basin
The aim of this study was to characterize and compare the bacterial community structure of two distinct oil samples from a petroleum field in Brazil by using both molecular, based on the constructionExpand
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Bioaugmentation strategy employing a microbial consortium immobilized in chitosan beads for oil degradation in mesocosm scale.
A bacterial consortium composed by four metagenomic clones and Bacillus subtilis strain CBMAI 707, all derived from petroleum reservoirs, was entrapped in chitosan beads and evaluated regardingExpand
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Isolation, biodegradation ability and molecular detection of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria in petroleum samples from a Brazilian offshore basin
Abstract The detection of microorganisms with potential for biodeterioration and biodegradation in petroleum fields is of great relevance, since these organisms may be related to a decrease inExpand
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Biodegradation of pentachlorophenol by marine-derived fungus Trichoderma harzianum CBMAI 1677 isolated from ascidian Didemnun ligulum
Abstract In this study, the marine-derived fungi Aspergillus sydowii DL6A, Apergillus versicolor DL5A, Cladosporium oxysporum DL5G, Fusarium proliferatum DL11A and Trichoderma harzianum CBMAI 1677Expand
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In vitro degradation of linamarin by microorganisms isolated from cassava wastewater treatment lagoons
This study aimed at isolating and characterizing of microorganisms able to use linamarin as sole carbon source. Thirty one microbial strains were isolated from manipueira, a liquid effluent ofExpand
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Evaluation of bacterial diversity recovered from petroleum samples using different physical matrices
Unraveling the microbial diversity and its complexity in petroleum reservoir environments has been a challenge throughout the years. Despite the techniques developed in order to improve methodologiesExpand
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The potential for hydrocarbon biodegradation and production of extracellular polymeric substances by aerobic bacteria isolated from a Brazilian petroleum reservoir
Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) can contribute to the cellular degradation of hydrocarbons and have a huge potential for application in biotechnological processes, such as bioremediation andExpand
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Searching for monooxygenases and hydrolases in bacteria from an extreme environment
Microbial oxidation potentials of extremophiles recovered from Pampo Sul oil field, Campos Basin, Brazil, in pure culture or in consortia, were investigated using high-throughput screening (HTS) andExpand
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Hydrogenation of bis-α,β-unsaturated enones mediated by filamentous fungi
Abstract In this study was used two strains of marine-derived fungi ( Penicillium citrinum CBMA1186 and Trichoderma sp. CBMAI 932) and two strains of terrestrial fungi ( Aspergillus sp. FPZSP 146 andExpand
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