Environmental microbiology
1. Phenol biodegradation by bacterial strain O-CH1 isolated from seashore

M. Samimi; M. Shahriari Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 109-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.09

Abstract
  phenol and phenolic compounds are among the most recognized environmental pollutants which exist in industrial wastewater and enter the biological cycles due to the solubility in water. Bioremediation is one of the cost-effective and Eco-friendly methods for phenol removal. In this study, the most effective ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
2. Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of red seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii against pathogenic bacteria

P. Bhuyar; M.H. Rahim; S. Sundararaju; G.P. Maniam; N. Govindan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 47-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.04

Abstract
  Seaweeds can produce variety of bioactive components for the benefits of humans. Malaysia is one of the countries to produce red seaweeds, which are popular secondary metabolites. Kappaphycus species, largest tropical red algae exhibit the high growth rate. It was reported that its biomass can grow double ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
3. Different methods of bacterial inoculation on the yield of chamomile blossoms and essential oil

A. Mostafa; M. Khalafallah; S. AboSedera; H. Fathy; A. Higazy

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 237-248

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.09

Abstract
  Chamomile is one of the most wide spread medicinal plant cultivated in Egypt. This work aimed at enhancement of blossoms and oil production of chamomile plants via biofertilization with PGPRs under organic farming system. In this study, 6 bacterial strains were applied using two different inoculation ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
4. A delve into the exploration of potential bacterial extremophiles used for metal recovery

A.S. Deshpande; R. Kumari; A. Prem Rajan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 373-386

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.010

Abstract
  A multitude of microbes are involved in the solubilisation of minerals and metals as this approach offers numerous advantages over traditional methods. This strategy is preferred as it is eco-friendly and economical, thus overcoming the drawbacks of the traditional approach of pyrometallurgy. Many different ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
5. Bacterial diversity impacts as a result of combined sewer overflow in a polluted waterway

O. Calderon; H. Porter-Morgan; J. Jacob; W. Elkins

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 437-446

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.009

Abstract
  Newtown Creek is an industrial waterway and former tidal wetland in New York City. It is one of the most polluted water bodies in the United States and was designated as a superfund site in 2010. For over a century, organic compounds, heavy metals, and other forms of industrial pollution have disrupted ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
6. Isolation and characterization of mercuric reductase by newly isolated halophilic bacterium, Bacillus firmus MN8

M. Noroozi; M.A. Amoozegar; A.A. Pourbabaei; N.S. Naghavi; Z. Nourmohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 427-436

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.008

Abstract
  The current study was aimed at isolating and identifying the halophilic and halotolerant bacteria which can produce mercuric reductase in Gavkhuni wetland in Iran. Moreover, tracking and sequencing merA gene and kinetic properties of mercuric reductase in the selected strain were performed in this study. ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
7. Bacterial diversity determination using culture-dependent and culture-independent methods

M. Ghiasian; A. Akhavan Sepahy; M.A. Amoozegar; S. Saadatmand; M. Shavandi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 153-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.004

Abstract
  Mud volcanoes are taken into consideration by geologists and oil industry experts have given their association with oil and gas reserves and methane greenhouse gas production in hydrosphere and atmosphere. Gomishan mud volcano phenomenon in the southeastern edge of the Caspian Sea, given its oil and ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
8. Seasonal variations of microbial community in a full scale oil field produced water treatment plant

Q. Xie; S. Bai; Y. Li; L. Liu; S. Wang; J. Xi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 69-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.008

Abstract
  This study investigated the microbial community in a full scale anaerobic baffled reactor and sequencing batch reactor system for oil-produced water treatment in summer and winter. The community structures of fungi and bacteria were analyzed through polymerase chain reaction–denaturing gradient ...  Read More