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Project Publications: University of Cincinnati: Ecological Genetics of PAH- and Metal-Transforming Bacteria

Superfund Research Program

Ecological Genetics of PAH- and Metal-Transforming Bacteria

Project Leader: Brian K. Kinkle
Grant Number: P42ES004908
Funding Period: 2001 - 2006

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  • 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


  • Cheung P, Kinkle BK. 2005. Changes in Mycobacterium spp. population structure and pyrene mineralization in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-amended soils. Soil Biol Biochem 37(10):1929-1937.


  • Jing GS, Hollis G, Polaczyk A, Eluru HB, Kinkle BK, Mast D, Oerther DB, Papautsky I. 2004. Developing rapid detection of mycobacteria using microwaves. Analyst 129(10):963-969. PMID:15457331
  • Popa R, Kinkle BK. 2004. Isolation of Thiomonas thermosulfatus strain 51, a species capable of coupling biogenic pyritization with chemiosmotic energy transduction. Geomicrobiol J 21(4):297-309.
  • Popa R, Kinkle BK, Badescu A. 2004. Pyrite framboids as biomarkers for iron-sulfur systems. Geomicrobiol J 21(3):193-206.
  • Saikaly PE, Oerther DB. 2004. Bacterial competition in activated sludge: Theoretical analysis of varying solids retention times on diversity. Microb Ecol 48(2):274-284. PMID:15116279


  • Coughlin MF, Kinkle BK, Bishop PL. 2003. High performance degradation of azo dye Acid Orange 7 and sulfanilic acid in a laboratory scale reactor after seeding with cultured bacterial strains. Water Res 37(11):2757-2763. PMID:12753854


  • Coughlin MF, Kinkle BK, Bishop PL. 2002. Degradation of Acid Orange 7 in an aerobic biofilm. Chemosphere 46(1):11-19. PMID:11806522


  • Cheung P, Kinkle BK. 2001. Mycobacterium diversity and pyrene mineralization in petroleum-contaminated soils. Appl Environ Microbiol 67(5):2222-2229. doi:10.1128/AEM.67.5.2222-2229.2001 PMID:11319104 PMCID:PMC92859
  • Cheung P, Kinkle BK. 2001. Pyrene degradation and mycobacterial diversity in petroleum-contaminated soils. Appl Environ Microbiol 67(5):2222-2229.


  • Al-Rashdan A, Heitkemper DT, Caruso JA. 1991. Lead speciation by HPLC-ICP-AES and HPLC-ICP-MS. Journal of Chromatographic Science 29(3):98-102. PMID:2061399
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