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Jodi R. Shann

University of Cincinnati
Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box 210006
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0006
Phone: 513-556-8265
Fax: 513-556-5299
Email: Jodi.Shann@UC.Edu


Research Briefs



  • Welsh GL, Mueller KE, Soman RS, Vonderheide AP, Shann JR. 2009. Accessibility of polybrominated diphenyl ether congeners in aging soil. J Environ Monit 11(9):1658-1663. doi:10.1039/b904187g PMID:19724836


  • Jjemba PK, Kinkle BK, Shann JR. 2006. In-situ enumeration and probing of pyrene-degrading soil bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 55(2):287-298. PMID:16420636
  • Mounicou S, Vonderheide AP, Shann JR, Caruso JA. 2006. Comparing a selenium accumulator plant (Brassica juncea) to a nonaccumulator plant (Helianthus annuus) to investigate selenium-containing proteins. Anal Bioanal Chem 386(5):1367-1378. doi:10.1007/s00216-006-0707-8 PMID:16933129
  • Mueller KE, Mueller-Spitz SR, Henry HF, Vonderheide AP, Soman RS, Kinkle BK, Shann JR. 2006. Fate of pentabrominated diphenyl ethers in soil: abiotic sorption, plant uptake, and the impact of interspecific plant interactions. Environ Sci Technol 40(21):6662-6667. PMID:17144293
  • Mueller-Spitz SR, Vonderheide AP, Shann JR, Caruso JA, Kinkle BK. 2006. Use of SEC-ICP-MS with a collision cell for determining the interaction of chromium with DNA extracted from metal-contaminated soils. Anal Bioanal Chem 386(1):142-51. PMID:16868731
  • Vonderheide AP, Mounicou S, Meija J, Henry HF, Caruso JA, Shann JR. 2006. Investigation of selenium-containing root exudates of Brassica juncea using HPLC-ICP-MS and ESI-qTOF-MS. Analyst 131(1):33-40. PMID:16365660


  • McLellan SL, Warshawsky D, Shann JR. 2002. The effect of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on the degradation of benzo[a]pyrene by Mycobacterium sp. strain RJGII-135. Environ Toxicol Chem 21(2):253-259. PMID:11833792
  • Montes-Bayon M, Yanes EG, Ponce de Leone C, Jayasimhulu K, Stalcup AM, Shann JR, Caruso JA. 2002. Initial studies of selenium speciation in Brassica Juncea by LC with ICP-MS and ES-MS detection: an approach for phytoremediation. Anal Chem 74(1):107-113. PMID:11795777


  • Keane B, Collier MH, Shann JR, Rogstad SH. 2001. Metal content of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) leaves in relation to soil contamination and airborne particulate matter. Sci Total Environ 281(1):63-78. PMID:11778961
  • Yoshitomi KJ, Shann JR. 2001. Corn (Zea mays L.) root exudation and its impact on pyrene mineralization. Soil Biol Biochem 33:1769-1776.
  • Yoshitomi KJ, Shann JR. 2001. Evidence of corn (Zea mays L.) root exudate carbon utilization by microorganisms and its impact on 14C-Pyrene mineralization. Soil Biol Biochem 33:1769-1776.


  • Boyle JJ, Shann JR. 1998. Biodegradation of phenol, 2,4-DCP, 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T in field collected rhizosphere and non-rhizosphere soils. J Environ Qual 24(4):782-785.
  • Boyle JJ, Shann JR. 1998. The influence of planting and soil characteristics on mineralization of 2,4,5-T in rhizosphere soil. J Environ Qual 27:704-709.


  • Cunningham SD, Shann JR, Crowley DE, Anderson TA. 1997. Phytoremediation of contaminated water and soil. In: Phytoremediation of Soil and Water Contamination: ACE Symposium Series 664. American Chemical Society,


  • Herrmann R, Shann JR. 1996. Microbial PLFA changes during the composting of municipal solid waste in pilot and full scale facilities. Microb Ecol 33:78-85.
  • Sutton SD, Pfaller SL, Shann JR, Warshawsky D, Kinkle BK, Vestal JR. 1996. Aerobic biodegradation of 4-methylquinoline by a soil bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol 62(8):2910-2914. PMID:8702284


  • Shann JR. 1995. The role of plants and plant/microbial systems in the reduction of exposure. Environ Health Perspect 103(5):13-15. PMID:8565900
  • Suszcynsky E, Shann JR. 1995. Phytotoxicity and accumulation of mercury in tobacco subjected to different routes of exposure. Environ Toxicol Chem 14(1):61-67.
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