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Chromate reduction by zero-valent Al metal as catalyzed by polyoxometalate

C.J. Lin a, S.L. Wang a, P.M. Huang b, Y.M. Tzou a,*, J.C. Liu c, C.C. Chen d, J.H. Chen a, C. Lin a a Department of Soil & Environmental Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo-Kuang Road, Taichung, TW 40227, Taiwan, ROC b Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada c Agricultural Research Institute No.189, Chungcheng Road, Wufong, Taichung County, TW 41301, Taiwan, ROC d Department of Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University, 88 Ting-Chow Road, Sec 4, Taipei, TW 116, Taiwan, ROC a r t i c l e i n f o

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Persistence and decontamination of surrogate radioisotopes in a model drinking water distribution system

Jeffrey G. Szabo a,*, Christopher A. Impellitteri b, Shekar Govindaswamy c, John S. Hall a a United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Homeland Security Research Center, Water Infrastructure Protection Division (MS NG-16), Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA b United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Water Supply and Water Resources Division, Water Quality Management Branch, Cincinnati, OH, 45268, USA c Lakeshore Engineering Services, Inc., USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 4 March 2009 Received in revised form

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Review Restoration of the Golden Horn Estuary (Halic)

Heather M. Coleman a,*, Gurdal Kanat b, F. Ilter Aydinol Turkdogan b a Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131, USA b Environmental Engineering Department, Yildiz Technical University, 34349 Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 19 February 2009 Received in revised form 6 July 2009 Accepted 27 August 2009 Available online 4 September 2009 Keywords: Golden Horn Estuary Istanbul, Turkey Environmental restoration Water quality management Industrial contamination Sewage pollution

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Specificity and sensitivity evaluation of novel and existing Bacteroidales and Bifidobacteria-specific PCR assays on feces and sewage samples and their application for microbial source tracking in Ireland

Siobha ´n Dorai-Raj a,*, Justin O’ Grady b, Emer Colleran a a Environmental Microbiology Research Unit, Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland b Molecular Diagnostics Research Group, National Centre for Biomedical Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 27 February 2009 Received in revised form 24 August 2009 Accepted 30 August 2009 Published online 6 September 2009 Keywords: Bacteroidales Bifidobacteria

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A cross comparison of QPCR to agar-based or defined substrate test methods for the determination of Escherichia coli and enterococci in municipal water quality monitoring programs

Jennifer S. Lavender, Julie L. Kinzelman* Health Department, City of Racine, 730 Washington Avenue, Racine, WI 53403, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 2 March 2009 Received in revised form 24 July 2009 Accepted 8 August 2009 Published online 14 August 2009 Keywords: Beaches E. coli Enterococci QPCR Stormwater Wastewater a b s t r a c t Molecular methods such as quantitative, real-time polymerase chain reaction (QPCR) are intended to shorten the period between sampling and publicly available results. Cross

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Identifying human and livestock sources of fecal contamination in Kenya with host-specific Bacteroidales assays

Marion W. Jenkinsa,*, Sangam Tiwaria, Mario Lorenteb, Charles Maina Gichabac, Stefan Wuertza aDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA bSection of Microbiology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA cDepartment of Geography, Egerton University, P.O. Box 536, Njoro, Kenya a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 16 November 2008 Received in revised form 12 May 2009 Accepted 20 July 2009 Published online 26 July 2009 Keywords:

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Modeling Enterococcus densities measured by quantitative polymerase chain reaction and membrane filtration using environmental conditions at four Great Lakes beaches5

Justin W. Telecha,*, Kristen P. Brennerb, Rich Hauglandb, Elizabeth Samsa, Alfred P. Dufourb, Larry Wymerb, Timothy J. Wadea aNational Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, MD 58C, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA bNational Exposure Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 26 W. Martin Luther King Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 28 February 2009 Received in revised form 22 June 2009 Accepted 5 July 2009 Published online 8 July 2009 Keywords: QPCR

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Comparison of immunomagnetic separation/adenosine triphosphate rapid method to traditional culture-based method for E. coli and enterococci enumeration in wastewater

Rebecca N. Bushon*, Christina A. Likirdopulos1, Amie M.G. Brady US Geological Survey, 6480 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, OH 43229-1111, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 14 March 2009 Received in revised form 16 June 2009 Accepted 22 June 2009 Published online 27 June 2009 Keywords: E. coli Enterococci Wastewater Rapid method Immunomagnetic separation ATP detection a b s t r a c t Untreated wastewater samples from California, North Carolina, and Ohio were analyzed by the immunomagnetic separation/adenosine triphosphate (IMS/ATP) method and the

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Persistence of nucleic acid markers of health-relevant organisms in seawater microcosms: Implications for their use in assessing risk in recreational waters

Sarah P. Walters*, Kevan M. Yamahara, Alexandria B. Boehm Stanford University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 473 Via Ortega, M-06, Stanford, CA 94305, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 26 February 2009 Received in revised form 8 May 2009 Accepted 28 May 2009 Published online 13 June 2009 Keywords: Nucleic acid persistence Fecal indicator bacteria Enterococci QPCR Enterovirus persistence Human-specific Bacteroidales a b s t r a c t In the last decade, the use of culture-independent methods for detecting indicator

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Prevalence and occurrence of zoonotic bacterial pathogens in surface waters determined by quantitative PCR

W. Ahmeda,c,*, S. Sawantb, F. Huygensb, A. Goonetillekec, T. Gardnera,c aDepartment of Natural Resources and Water, 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Brisbane 4068, Australia bSchool of Life Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane 4001, Australia cSchool of Urban Development, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane 4001, Australia a r t i c l e i n f o Received 9 January 2009 Receivedinrevisedform23March2009 Accepted 26 March 2009 Published online 10 April 2009 Keywords: Surface water Fecal pollution Zoonotic pathogens Fecal indicators

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