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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: University of Cincinnati: Bioremediation of Soil

Superfund Research Program

Bioremediation of Soil

Project Leader: Jodi R. Shann
Grant Number: P42ES004908
Funding Period: 1995 - 2001

Project-Specific Links



  • 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.


  • Pfaller SL, Sutton SD, Kinkle BK. 1999. Characterization of Sphingomonas sp. strain Lep1: an aerobic degrader of 4-methylquinoline. Can J Microbiol 45(7):623-626. PMID:10497791


  • 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.


  • Loper JC. 1994. Bioremediation. Cent Eur J Public Health 2Suppl:70-73. PMID:7697048
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