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Recent Publications

          1. P.R. Chenaux, N. Lalji, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2014) Trametes meyenii possesses elevated dye degradation abilities under normal nutritional conditions compared to other white rot fungi. AMB Express.2014 Sep 30; 4:74. doi: 10.1186/s13568-014-0074-3

          2. M. Qu, D.D. Lefebvre, Y. Wang, Y. Qu, D. Zhu and W. Ren. Algal blooms: proactive strategy. Science 2014 Oct 10; 346 (6206): 175-6. doi: 10.1126/science.346.6206.175-b

          3. A. Hnain, J. Brooks, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2013) The synthesis of elemental selenium particles by the cyanobacterium Synechococcus leopoliensis. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97: 10511-10519. doi: 10.1007/s00253-013-5304-0

          4. C.D. Edwards, J.C. Beatty, J.B. Loiselle, K.A. Vlassov, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2013) Aerobic transformation of cadmium through metal sulfide biosynthesis in photosynthetic microorganisms. BMC Microbiology 13: 161-172.doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-13-161

          5. C.D. Edwards, J.C. Beatty, J.B. Loiselle, K.A. Vlassov, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2013) Aerobic transformation of zinc into metal sulfide by photosynthetic microorganisms. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97: 3613-3623. doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4636-5

          6. A.K. Hnain, L.M. Cockburn, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2011) Microbiological processes for waste conversion to bioenergy products: Approaches and directions. Environmental Reviews 19: 214-237. doi: 10.1139/a11-007

          7. M.R. Edwards, M.F. Hetu, M. Columbus, A. Silva, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2011) The effect of ethylene glycol on the phytovolatilization of 1,4-dioxane. International Journal of Phytoremediation 13: 702-716. doi: 10.1080/15226514.2010.525553

          8. D.D. Lefebvre, and C.D. Edwards. (2010) Decontaminating heavy metals from water using photosynthetic microbes in: Emerging Environmental Technologies II, V. Shah, ed., pp. 57-74. doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-3352-9_3

          9. D.D. Lefebvre, D. Kelly, and K. Budd. (2007) Biotransformation of Hg(II) by cyanobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 243-249. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01794-06

          10. D.J.A. Kelly, K. Budd, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2007) Biotransformation of mercury in pH-stat cultures of eukaryotic freshwater algae. Archives of Microbiology 187: 45-53. doi: 10.1007/s00203-006-0170-0

          11. D.J.A. Kelly, K. Budd, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2006) Mercury analysis of acid- and alkaline-reduced biological samples: identification of -HgS as the major biotransformed compound in algae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 361-367. doi: 10.1128/AEM.72.1.361-367.2006

          12. D.J.A. Kelly, K. Budd, and D.D. Lefebvre. (2006) The biotransformation of mercury in pH-stat cultures of microfungi. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 254-260. doi: 10.1139/b05-156

          13. M.-F. Hetu, L. Tremblay and D.D. Lefebvre. (2005) High root biomass production in anchored Arabidopsis plants grown in axenic sucrose supplemented liquid culture. BioTechniques 39: 345-349. http://www.biotechniques.com/multimedia/archive/00004/BTN_A_05393ST02_O_4699a.pdf

          14. D.D. Lefebvre, P. Chenaux, and M. Edwards. (2005) Dye Degradation by Fungi: An Exercise in Applied Science for Biology Students. Bioscene: Journal of College Biology 31: 13-16. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ876523.pdf


Scientific Papers in Preparation for Submission to Refereed Publications:

          1. J. Alghamdi, J. Brooks, and D.D. Lefebvre. Elemental selenium particles are biosynthesized in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In preparation.