Peer-reviewed Articles

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A residue from the primary treatment of a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was used to isolate filamentous fungi with lipase production potential. Two of the 27 isolated fungi presented high hydrolysis index and were selected for lipase production by solid-state...

["Biotechnology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5368
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The underlying mechanism and cellular responses of bacteria against toxic cadmium ions is still not fully understood. Herein, Escherichia coli TG1 expressing hexahistidine-green fluorescent protein (His6GFP) and cells expressing polyhistidine-fused to the outer...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5245
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249 views

Background China has the largest lead–acid battery (LAB) industry and market around the world, and this situation causes unavoidable emissions of Pb and other pollutants. Methods On the basis of a field survey on a starting–lighting–ignition (SLI) LAB plant in...

["Public Health","Ecotoxicology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5238
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The use of microalgae in biotechnological processes has received much attention worldwide. This is primarily due to the fact that they are inexpensive to grow, requiring only sunlight and CO2, whilst lending themselves to a range of uses, such as to reduce CO2...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5295
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Industrial activities play a key role in the economic well-being of a country but they usually involve processes with a more or less profound environmental impact, including emission of pollutants. Among them, much attention has been given to airborne particulate...

["Agricultural Science","Entomology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5322
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In the context of future aquaculture intensification, a longitudinal ten-year evaluation of the current traditional rainbow trout production in Ireland was performed. Publically available and independent data obtained from local authorities were gathered and analysed....

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Aquatic and Marine Chemistry","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5281
63 downloads
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Long-term and seasonal changes in production and respiration were surveyed in the Valle de Bravo reservoir, Mexico, in a period during which high water-level fluctuations occurred (2006–2015). We assessed the community metabolism through oxygen dynamics in this...

["Ecosystem Science","Freshwater Biology","Biogeochemistry","Ecohydrology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5205
55 downloads
230 views

With the increase in anthropogenic activities metal pollution is also increased and needs to be closely monitored. In this study honeybees were used as bioindicators to monitor metal pollution. Metal pollution in honeybees represents pollution present in air, water...

["Biosphere Interactions","Atmospheric Chemistry","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5197
71 downloads
255 views

Calixarene framework functionalized bio-polymeric magnetic composites (MSp-TDI-calix) were synthesized and utilized as magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) sorbent for the extraction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), namely indoprofen (INP),...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Food, Water and Energy Nexus","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5108
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The contamination of soils and waters with organic pollutants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), affect a large number of sites worldwide that need remediation. In this context soils amendments can be used to immobilise PAHs while maintaining soil...

["Soil Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5074
164 downloads
805 views

Industrial effluent containing textile dyes is regarded as a major environmental concern in the present world. Crystal Violet is one of the vital textile dyes of the triphenylmethane group; it is widely used in textile industry and known for its mutagenic and mitotic...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5015
58 downloads
417 views

A new approach, based on dielectrophoresis (DEP), was developed in this work to enhance traditional adsorption for the removal of ammonia nitrogen (NH3-N) from wastewater. The factors that affected the removal efficiency were systematically investigated, which...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5001
1 citation
65 downloads
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Background Although water and sanitation are considered human rights, worldwide approximately three of 10 people (2.1 billion) do not have access to safe drinking water. In 2016, 5.6 million students were enrolled in the 34% of Brazilian schools located in rural...

["Epidemiology","Public Health","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4993
62 downloads
437 views

Frame Lake, located within the city of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, has been identified as requiring significant remediation due to its steadily declining water quality and inability to support fish by the 1970s. Former gold mining operations and...

["Ecosystem Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4850
83 downloads
368 views

Amendment with biochar and/or compost has been proposed as a strategy to remediate soil contaminated with low levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The strong sorption potential of biochar can help sequestering contaminants while the compost may promote their...

["Soil Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4996

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