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Soil contamination by phthalate esters in Chinese intensive vegetable production systems with different modes of use of plastic film.
The concentrations of six priority phthalic acid esters (PAEs) in intensively managed suburban vegetable soils in Nanjing, east China, were analyzed using gas chromatography-mass spectrometryExpand
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Occurrence and risk assessment of phthalate esters (PAEs) in vegetables and soils of suburban plastic film greenhouses.
Phthalate esters (PAEs) are suspected of having adverse effects on human health and have been frequently detected in soils and vegetables. The present study investigated their occurrence andExpand
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Wnt/beta-catenin signaling regulates cancer stem cells in lung cancer A549 cells.
Wnt/beta-catenin signaling plays an important role not only in cancer, but also in cancer stem cells. In this study, we found that beta-catenin and OCT-4 was highly expressed in cisplatin (DDP)Expand
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Influence of Rhizobium meliloti on phytoremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by alfalfa in an aged contaminated soil.
Microbe-assisted phytoremediation is emerging as one of the most effective means by which plants and their associated rhizosphere microbes degrade organic contaminants in soils. A pot study wasExpand
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Enhanced removal of polychlorinated biphenyls from alfalfa rhizosphere soil in a field study: the impact of a rhizobial inoculum.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) are persistent pollutants in soil environments where they continue to present considerable human health risks. Successful strategies to remediate contaminated soilsExpand
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Effect of bioaugmentation by Paracoccus sp. strain HPD-2 on the soil microbial community and removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from an aged contaminated soil.
A microcosm study was conducted to test the bioremediation potential of Paracoccus sp. strain HPD-2 on an aged PAH-contaminated soil. Bioaugmented microcosms showed a 23.2% decrease in soil total PAHExpand
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In situ phytoremediation of PAH-contaminated soil by intercropping alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) with tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) and associated soil microbial activity
PurposeA 7-month field experiment was conducted to investigate the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) remediation potential of two plant species and changes in counts of soil PAH-degradingExpand
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Influence of Arbuscular Mycorrhiza and Rhizobium on Phytoremediation by Alfalfa of an Agricultural Soil Contaminated with Weathered PCBs: A Field Study
A field experiment was conducted to study the effects of inoculation with the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus caledonium and/or Rhizobium meliloti on phytoremediation of an agricultural soilExpand
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Nitrogen and phosphorus leaching losses from intensively managed paddy fields with straw retention
A field experiment was carried out for three years to examine the concentrations of NH4+-N, NO3−-N and dissolved total phosphorus (TP) in leachates and cumulative leaching losses in rice fields withExpand
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PCB removal, soil enzyme activities, and microbial community structures during the phytoremediation by alfalfa in field soils
PurposeAn in situ phytoremediation trial was developed in order to investigate the function of alfalfa during a 2-year bioremediation of an agricultural soil contaminated with polychlorinatedExpand
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