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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (S1)
Field of Science: Biochemija / Biochemistry (N004)
Author(s): Tiso, Nicola;Mikašauskaitė, Jurgita;Stankevičius, Mantas;Snieškienė, Vilija;Stankevičienė, Antanina;Polcaro, Chiara;Galli, Emanuela;Donati, Enrica;Zacchini, Massimo;Levišauskas, Donatas;Tekorius, Tomas;Ragažinskienė, Ona;Drevinskas, Tomas;Bartkuvienė, Violeta;Kornyšova, Olga;Kaškonienė, Vilma;Maruška, Audrius
Title: Isolation and identification of fungi tolerant to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and coal tar from different habitats in Lithuania
Is part of: Toxicological & environmental chemistry. Oxford : Taylor & Francis, 2016, Vol. 98, iss. 1
Extent: p. 77-89
Date: 2015
Note: (Impact Factor: 0.825), eISSN: 1029-0486
Keywords: Creosote treated wood (CTW);Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs);Bioremediation;Fungi;Coal tar
Abstract: A group of 36 fungal strains, belonging to the Lithuanian Mycobiota, was collected and isolated from different locations, habitats and matrices, including creosote treated wood in storage yards for crosstie wastes. The 8 most perspective strains selected according to preliminary assessment of tolerance to coal tar were subsequently identified combining taxonomical evaluation and molecular techniques. The tolerance of the 8 identified fungal species (5 basidiomycetes and 3 ascomycetes) to the presence of various concentrations of coal tar, and for the 4 most perspective fungal strains (Pleurotus sp., Schizophyllum sp., Irpex lacteus, Bjerkandera adusta) to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The ligninolytic enzymatic activity assay of the isolated strains resulted in a good correspondence between the tolerance to pollutants and the capability to produce ligninolytic enzymes indicating, that this group of white-rot fungi is perspective for further investigation and eventual usage for mycoremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons polluted substrates
Affiliation(s): Biochemijos katedra
Botanikos sodas
Instrumentinės analizės APC
Kauno technologijos universitetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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