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Ametryn removal by Metarhizium brunneum: Biodegradation pathway proposal and metabolic background revealed
Ametryn is a representative of a class of s-triazine herbicides absorbed by plant roots and leaves and characterized as a photosynthesis inhibitor. It is still in use in some countries in the farming of pineapples, soybean, ...
Alachlor oxidation by the filamentous fungus Paecilomyces marquandii
(Elsevier Science Limited, 2013-06-24)
Alachlor, a popular chloroacetanilide herbicide, can be a potential health risk factor. Soil microorganisms are primarily responsible for conversion and migration of alachlor in natural environment, but knowledge concerning ...
Mechanism study of alachlor biodegradation by Paecilomycesmarquandii with proteomic and metabolomic methods
(Elsevier Science Limited, 2015-03-03)
Alachlor is an herbicide that is widely used worldwide to protect plant crops against broadleaf weedsand annual grasses. However, due to its endocrine-disrupting activity, its application had been bannedin the European ...
Tributyltin (TBT) biodegradation induces oxidative stress of Cunninghamella echinulata
(Elsevier Science Limited, 2016-02)
Tributyltin (TBT) is one of the most deleterious compounds introduced into natural environment by humans. The ability of Cunninghamella echinulata to degrade tributyltin (TBT) (5 mg l-1) as well as the effect of the ...
Intracellular proteome expression during 4-n-nonylphenol biodegradation by the filamentous fungus Metarhizium robertsii
4-n-nonylphenol (4-n-NP) is an endocrine disrupting compound (EDC); pollutants that cause serious disturbances in the environment. This study shows the degradation pathway and initial proteome analysis in cultures of a ...