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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: Michigan State University: Processes Influencing the Natural Attenuation of Organic Contaminant Plumes: Transport, Enzymatic Regulation and Microbial Transformation Rates in Flowing Groundwater Systems

Superfund Research Program

Processes Influencing the Natural Attenuation of Organic Contaminant Plumes: Transport, Enzymatic Regulation and Microbial Transformation Rates in Flowing Groundwater Systems

Project Leader: Linda M. Abriola (Tufts University)
Grant Number: P42ES004911
Funding Period: 1995 - 2006

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Publications

2004

  • Abriola LM, Bradford SA, Lang J, Gaither CL. 2004. Volatilization of binary nonaqueous phase liquid mixtures in unsaturated porous media. Vadose Zone Journal 3:645-655.

2003

  • Bost FD, Kukor JJ. 2003. Characterization of a novel Acinetobacter species containing a toluene dioxygenase. In: Proceedings of the 103rd General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22. Washington, DC. pp.581.
  • Nam K, Kukor JJ. 2003. Bioavailability of organohalides. In: Dehalogenation: Microbial Processes and Environmental Applications. Kluwer Academic Press, pp.291-302.
  • Park J, Malinverni J, Adriaens P, Kukor JJ. 2003. Quantitative structure–activity relationship (QSAR) analysis of aromatic effector specificity in NtrC-like transcriptional activators from aromatic oxidizing bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Lett 224(1):45-52. PMID:12855166

2002

  • Cho Y, Kahng H, Kukor JJ, Kim C, Oh K. 2002. Physiological and cellular responses of the 2,4-D degrading bacterium, Burkholderia cepacia YK-2, to the phenoxyherbicides 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T. Curr Microbiol 45(6):415-422. doi:10.1007/s00284-002-3784-8 PMID:12402082
  • Kahng H, Nam K, Kukor JJ, Yoon BJ, Lee DH, Oh D, Kam S, Oh K. 2002. PAH utilization by Pseudomonas rhodesiae KK1 isolated from a former manufactured-gas plant site. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 60(4):475-480. doi:10.1007/s00253-002-1137-y PMID:12466890
  • Kukor JJ, Malinverni J. 2002. Regulation of a bacterial aromatic monooxygenase pathway in response to solvent exposure. Journal of Microbiology 40(4):249-253.
  • Nam K, Moon HS, Kim JY, Kukor JJ. 2002. Linkage between biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and phospholipid profiles in soil isolates. J Microbiol Biotechnol 12(1):77-83.
  • Park J, Kukor JJ, Abriola LM. 2002. Characterization of the adaptive response to trichloroethylene-mediated stresses in Ralstonia pickettii PKO1. Appl Environ Microbiol 68(11):5231-5240. PMID:12406709 PMCID:PMC129943

2001

  • Birdsall K, Kukor JJ, Cheney MA. 2001. Uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds by the gills of the bivalve mollusk Elliptio complanata. Environ Toxicol Chem 20(2):1031-1036. PMID:11351430
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM. 2001. Dissolution of residual tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media: Incorporation of interfacial area estimates. Water Resour Res 37(5):1183-1195.
  • Cheney MA, Birdsall K, Kukor JJ. 2001. Uptake and diverse effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on the metabolic activity of Elliptio complanata measured by calorespirometry. Environ Toxicol Chem 20:1031-1036. PMID:11337865
  • Kahng H, Malinverni J, Majko MM, Kukor JJ. 2001. Genetic and functional analysis of the tbc operons for catabolism of alkyl- and chloroaromatic compounds in Burkholderia sp strain JS150. Appl Environ Microbiol 67(10):4805-4816. PMID:11571188 PMCID:PMC93235
  • Nam K, Rodriguez W, Kukor JJ. 2001. Enhanced degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by biodegradation combined with a modified Fenton reaction. Chemosphere 45(1):11-20. PMID:11572585
  • Park J, Chen Y, Kukor JJ, Abriola LM. 2001. Influence of substrate exposure history on biodegradation in a porous medium. J Contam Hydrol 51(3-4):233-256. PMID:11588828
  • Park J, Kukor JJ, Abriola LM. 2001. TCE inducibility, cometabolism, and toxicity in Ralstonia pickettii PKO1 at high TCE concentrations. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Microbiology, 101st General Meeting. Orlando, FL.

2000

  • Bradford SA, Phelan TJ, Abriola LM. 2000. Dissolution of residual tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media: Correlation development and application. J Contam Hydrol 45(1-2):35-61.
  • Kahng H, Byrne AM, Olsen RH, Kukor JJ. 2000. Characterization and role of tbuX in utilization of toluene by Ralstonia pickettii PKO1. J Bacteriol 182(5):1232-1242. PMID:10671442 PMCID:PMC94407
  • Kahng H, Kukor JJ, Oh K. 2000. Characterization of strain HY99, a novel microorganism capable of aerobic and anaerobic degradation of aniline. FEMS Microbiol Lett 190(2):215-221. PMID:11034282
  • Kahng H, Kukor JJ, Oh K. 2000. Physiological and phylogenetic analysis of Burkholderia sp. HY1 capable of aniline degradation. J Microbiol Biotechnol 10:643-650.
  • Kahng H, Nam K, Berger A, Suarez P, Kukor JJ. 2000. Structural analyses of microbial communities from PAH-contaminated soils. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Microbiology 100th general meeting. pp.Q-203.
  • Kahng H, Nam K, Kukor JJ, Oh K. 2000. Catabolic potential of Pseudomonas rhodesiae strain KK1 isolated from PAH-contaminated soil at a former manufactured gas plant (MGP) facility. In: Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Korean Association of Biological Sciences. Taejon, Korea, pp.B-308.
  • Lueking AD, Huang WL, Soderstrom-Schwarz S, Kim M, Weber WJ. 2000. Relationship of soil organic matter characteristics to organic contaminant sequestration and bioavailability. J Environ Qual 29:317-323.
  • Nam K, Kahng H, Kukor JJ. 2000. Determination of the biodegradation potential of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at a former manufactured gas plant site. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Microbiology 100th general meeting. pp.Q-201.
  • Nam K, Kukor JJ. 2000. Combined ozonation and biodegradation for remediation of mixtures of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil. Biodegradation 11:1-9. PMID:11194968
  • Nam K, Kukor JJ. 2000. Enhanced degradability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by combined chemical oxidation and biodegradation. In: Case Studies in the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH. pp.197-204.
  • Prak DL, Abriola LM, Weber WJ, Bocskay KA, Pennell KD. 2000. Solubilization rates of n-alkanes in micellar solutions of nonionic surfactants. Environ Sci Technol 34(3):476-482. doi:10.1021/es9903431

1999

  • Abriola LM, Park J, Chen Y, Kukor JJ. 1999. Exploring the dependence of PKO1 degradative activity on substrate exposure history in porous media. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology, August 22-27. Vail, CO.
  • Abriola LM, Pennell KD, Weber WJ, Lang JR, Wilkins MD. 1999. Persistence and interphase mass transfer of organic contaminants in the unsaturated zone: Experimental observations and mathematical modeling. In: Vadose Zone Hydrology; Cutting Across Disciplines. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. pp.210-234.
  • Park J, Fathepure SL, Chen Y, Kukor JJ, Abriola LM. 1999. Effects of substrate concentration history on expression of toluene degradative activities of Ralstonia pickettii PKO1 in a laboratory sand column. In: Proceedings of the 99th General American Society for Microbiology Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Peters CA, Mukherji S, Weber WJ. 1999. UNIFAC modeling of multicomponent nonaqueous phase liquids containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Environ Toxicol Chem 18:426-429.
  • Urbance JW, Kukor JJ, Tiedje JM. 1999. Analysis of the phylogenetic distribution of biodegradative bacteria. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium Pseudomonas. Maui, HI.

1998

  • Weber WJ, Mukherji S, Peters CA. 1998. Aqueous dissolution of the constituents of composite non-aqueous phase liquid contaminants. In: Soil and Aquifer Pollution. Springer-Verlag Publishers, Heidelberg, Germany.

1997

  • Mukherji S, Peters CA, Weber WJ. 1997. Mass transfer of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from complex DNAPL mixtures. Environ Sci Technol 31(2):416-423.
  • Peters CA, Mukherji S, Knightes CD, Weber WJ. 1997. Phase stability of multicomponent NAPLs containing PAHs. Environ Sci Technol 31(9):2540-2546.

1996

  • Weber WJ, Mukherji S, Peters CA. 1996. Aqueous Dissolution of the Constituents of Composite Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Contaminants. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop: Soils and Aquifer Pollution (Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Contamination and Reclamation). Haifa, Israel.
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