Hydroxylation of the herbicide isoproturon by fungi isolated from agricultural soil.

@article{Rnhede2005HydroxylationOT,
  title={Hydroxylation of the herbicide isoproturon by fungi isolated from agricultural soil.},
  author={Stig R\onhede and B. U. Jensen and S\oren Rosendahl and Birthe B Kragelund and R{\'e}ne K. Juhler and Jens Aamand},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 12},
  pages={7927-32}
}
Several asco-, basidio-, and zygomycetes isolated from an agricultural field were shown to be able to hydroxylate the phenylurea herbicide isoproturon [N-(4-isopropylphenyl)-N',N'-dimethylurea] to N-(4-(2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)phenyl)-N',N'-dimethylurea and N-(4-(1-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)phenyl)-N',N'-dimethylurea. Bacterial metabolism of isoproturon has previously been shown to proceed by an initial demethylation to N-(4-isopropylphenyl)-N'-methylurea. In soils, however, hydroxylated… CONTINUE READING
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