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Person Details: Jane K. Willenbring

Superfund Research Program

Jane K. Willenbring

Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Room 0220
La Jolla, California 92093
Phone: 858-534-0717


Research Briefs



  • Mohanty SK, Gonneau C, Salamatipour A, Pietrofesa RA, Casper BB, Christofidou-Solomidou M, Willenbring JK. 2018. Siderophore-mediated iron removal from chrysotile: implications for asbestos toxicity reduction and bioremediation. J Hazard Mater 341:290-296. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.07.033 PMID:28797944 PMCID:PMC5771417


  • Gonneau C, Miller K, Mohanty SK, Xu R, Hwang W, Willenbring JK, Casper BB. 2017. Framework for assessment and phytoremediation of asbestos-contaminated sites. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 24:25912-25922. doi:10.1007/s11356-017-0177-x PMID:28940054
  • Gonneau C, Mohanty SK, Dietterich LH, Hwang W, Willenbring JK, Casper BB. 2017. Differential elemental uptake in three pseudo-metallophyte C4 grasses in situ in the eastern USA. Plant Soil 416:149-163. doi:10.1007/s11104-017-3198-9 PMID:28845059 PMCID:PMC5568086


  • Boschi V, Willenbring JK. 2016. The effect of pH, organic ligand chemistry and mineralogy on the sorption of beryllium over time. Environ Chem 13(4):711-722. doi:10.1071/EN15107
  • Salamatipour A, Mohanty SK, Pietrofesa RA, Vann D, Christofidou-Solomidou M, Willenbring JK. 2016. Asbestos fiber preparation methods affect fiber toxicity. Environ Sci Technol Lett 3(7):270-274. doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00174 PMID:27540559 PMCID:PMC4985249


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