toluene catabolic process

Known as: toluene breakdown, toluene catabolism, toluene degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of toluene, a volatile monoaromatic hydrocarbon found in crude petroleum and petroleum… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We have developed a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method that can quantify hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in sediment… (More)
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2001
2001
Groundwater contaminant plumes from recent accidental gasoline releases often contain the fuel oxygenate MTBE (methyl tert-butyl… (More)
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1999
1999
A two-phase organic/aqueous reactor configuration was developed for use in the biodegradation of benzene, toluene and p-xylene… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Toluene is degraded anoxically to CO2 by the denitrifying bacterium Thauera aromatica. Toluene first becomes oxidized to benzoyl… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Toluene and o-xylene were completely mineralized to stoichiometric amounts of carbon dioxide, methane, and biomass by aquifer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Plasmid pRO1957, which contains a 26.5-kb fragment from the chromosome of Pseudomonas pickettii PKO1, allows P. aeruginosa PAO1… (More)
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1994
1994
Pseudomonas putida mt-2, P. cepacia G4, P. mendocina KR1, and P. putida F1 degrade toluene through different pathways. In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A toluene-degrading sulfate-reducing bacterium, strain Tol2, was isolated from marine sediment under strictly anoxic conditions… (More)
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1993
1993
Toluene and its metabolites have been studied with respect to their reactive oxygen species-enhancing potential in isolated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A denitrifying bacterium, designated strain T1, that grew with toluene as the sole source of carbon under anaerobic conditions… (More)
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