NTO biodegradation


Camila L. Madeira, Kalyani V. Jog, Erica T. Vanover, Matthew D. Brooks, David K. Taylor, Reyes Sierra-Alvarez, Lisa A. Waidner, Jim C. Spain, Mark J. Krzmarzick, and Jim A. Field. (2019). Microbial Enrichment Culture Responsible for the Complete Oxidative Biodegradation of 3Amino-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (ATO), the Reduced Daughter Product of the Insensitive Munitions Compound 3Nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO). Environmental Science & Technology, 53, 21, 12648-12656.


Azole inhibition to nitrification


Li, G., Field, J.A., Zeng, C., Madeira, C.L., Nguyen, C.H., Jog, K.V., Speed, D., Sierra-Alvarez, R.  2020.  Diazole and triazole inhibition of nitrification process in return activated sludge. Chemosphere 241, 124993.


Arsenic biotransformation


Rios-Valenciana, E.E., Briones-Gallardo, R., Chazaro-Ruiz, L.F., Lopez-Lozano, N.E., Sierra-Alvarez, R. and Celis, L.B.  2020.  Dissolution and final fate of arsenic associated with gypsum, calcite, and ferrihydrite: Influence of microbial reduction of As(V), sulfate, and Fe(III). Chemosphere 239. (In press).


Pt bioreduction


Simon-Pascual, A., Sierra-Alvarez, R. and Field, J.A.  2019.  Platinum(II) reduction to platinum nanoparticles in anaerobic sludge. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 94(2), 468-474.


oligomer formation


Kadoya, W.M., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Jagadish, B., Wong, S., Abrell, L., Mash, E.A. and Field, J.A.  2019.  Coupling reactions between reduced intermediates of insensitive munitions compound analog 4-nitroanisole. Chemosphere 222, 789-796.


DNAN soil incorporation


Olivares, C.I., Madeira, C.L., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Kadoya, W., Abrell, L., Chorover, J. and Field, J.A.  2017.  Environmental Fate of (14)C Radiolabeled 2,4-Dinitroanisole in Soil Microcosms. Environmental Science & Technology 51(22), 13327-13334. doi: 13310.11021/acs.est.13327b03699.