Bacterial biosensors to screen in-situ bioavailability, toxicity and biodegradation potential of xenobiotic pollutants in soil

Y Ferguson, E Shaw, L A Glover, K Killham, A A Meharg

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Abstract

lux-marked P. putida biosensor was a sensitive reporter of 2, 4-DCP toxicity and has shown potential for determining bioavailabitity, toxicity and biodegradation of this xenobiotic in soil pore classes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCONTAMINATED SOIL '98, VOLS 1 AND 2
Place of PublicationLONDON
PublisherTHOMAS TELFORD SERVICES LTD
Pages923-924
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0-7277-2675-7
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Event6th International FZK/TNO Conference on Contaminated Soil (ConSoil 98) - EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Duration: 17 May 199821 May 1998

Conference

Conference6th International FZK/TNO Conference on Contaminated Soil (ConSoil 98)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEDINBURGH
Period17/05/9821/05/98

Keywords

  • biosensor
  • soil
  • xenobiotic
  • toxicity
  • bioavailability
  • biodegradation

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