Ivonne Nijenhuis

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Affiliation: UFZ Centre for Environmental Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Stable isotope fractionation of tetrachloroethene during reductive dechlorination by Sulfurospirillum multivorans and Desulfitobacterium sp. strain PCE-S and abiotic reactions with cyanocobalamin
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle GmbH, Permoserstrasse 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3413-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the natural attenuation of chlorinated ethenes in an anaerobic contaminated aquifer in the Bitterfeld/Wolfen area using stable isotope techniques, microcosm studies and molecular biomarkers
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry ISOBIO, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Permoserstr 15 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Chemosphere 67:300-11. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Sensitive detection of anaerobic monochlorobenzene degradation using stable isotope tracers
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry ISOBIO, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3836-42. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of monochlorobenzene metabolizing bacteria under anoxic conditions by DNA-stable isotope probing
    Paula M Martínez-Lavanchy
    Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Permoserstrasse 15, Leipzig, Germany
    Biodegradation 22:973-82. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Characterization of microbial communities in the aqueous phase of a constructed model wetland treating 1,2-dichloroethene-contaminated groundwater
    Gwenaël Imfeld
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:74-88. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Stable carbon isotope fractionation during degradation of dichloromethane by methylotrophic bacteria
    Marcell Nikolausz
    Department of Bioremediation, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle GmbH, Permoserstr 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 8:156-64. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors controlling the carbon isotope fractionation of tetra- and trichloroethene during reductive dechlorination by Sulfurospirillum ssp. and Desulfitobacterium sp. strain PCE-S
    Danuta Cichocka
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 62:98-107. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of in situ degradation of chlorinated ethenes and bacterial community structure in a complex contaminated groundwater system
    Gwenaël Imfeld
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig D 04318, Germany
    Water Res 42:871-82. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Variability in microbial carbon isotope fractionation of tetra- and trichloroethene upon reductive dechlorination
    Danuta Cichocka
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Chemosphere 71:639-48. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Adaptation of anaerobically grown Thauera aromatica, Geobacter sulfurreducens and Desulfococcus multivorans to organic solvents on the level of membrane fatty acid composition
    Ilka Duldhardt
    Departments of Environmental Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Microb Biotechnol 3:201-9. 2010

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  1. pmc Stable isotope fractionation of tetrachloroethene during reductive dechlorination by Sulfurospirillum multivorans and Desulfitobacterium sp. strain PCE-S and abiotic reactions with cyanocobalamin
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle GmbH, Permoserstrasse 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3413-9. 2005
    ..For the field application of stable isotope fractionation, care is needed as fractionation may vary by more than an order of magnitude depending on the bacteria present, responsible for degradation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the natural attenuation of chlorinated ethenes in an anaerobic contaminated aquifer in the Bitterfeld/Wolfen area using stable isotope techniques, microcosm studies and molecular biomarkers
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry ISOBIO, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Permoserstr 15 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Chemosphere 67:300-11. 2007
    ..The integrated approach, using metabolite spectra, molecular marker analysis and isotope studies, provided several lines of evidence for natural attenuation of the chlorinated ethenes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sensitive detection of anaerobic monochlorobenzene degradation using stable isotope tracers
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry ISOBIO, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3836-42. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of monochlorobenzene metabolizing bacteria under anoxic conditions by DNA-stable isotope probing
    Paula M Martínez-Lavanchy
    Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Permoserstrasse 15, Leipzig, Germany
    Biodegradation 22:973-82. 2011
    ..However, it also demonstrates the limitations of SIP to detect bacteria slowly metabolizing carbon sources under anaerobic conditions...
  5. doi request reprint Characterization of microbial communities in the aqueous phase of a constructed model wetland treating 1,2-dichloroethene-contaminated groundwater
    Gwenaël Imfeld
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:74-88. 2010
    ..Based on a multiple-method approach, this study illustrates the linkage between microbial community dynamics and composition, changes of hydrochemical conditions and processes of DCE degradation in a wetland system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stable carbon isotope fractionation during degradation of dichloromethane by methylotrophic bacteria
    Marcell Nikolausz
    Department of Bioremediation, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle GmbH, Permoserstr 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 8:156-64. 2006
    ..The variability in isotope fractionation among strains was found to be related to the polymorphism of the functional genes encoding the DCM dehalogenase...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors controlling the carbon isotope fractionation of tetra- and trichloroethene during reductive dechlorination by Sulfurospirillum ssp. and Desulfitobacterium sp. strain PCE-S
    Danuta Cichocka
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 62:98-107. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of in situ degradation of chlorinated ethenes and bacterial community structure in a complex contaminated groundwater system
    Gwenaël Imfeld
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig D 04318, Germany
    Water Res 42:871-82. 2008
    ..3% of the variance, P=0.005). The integrated approach may open new prospects for the assessment of spatial and temporal functioning of bioattenuation in contaminated groundwater systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variability in microbial carbon isotope fractionation of tetra- and trichloroethene upon reductive dechlorination
    Danuta Cichocka
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Chemosphere 71:639-48. 2008
    ..lovleyi sp. strain SZ (PCE no significant fractionation; TCE: epsilonC=8.5) generated the lowest fractionation of all studied strains. Desulfitobacterium sp. strain Viet1 (PCE: epsilonC=16.7) gave the highest enrichment factor for PCE...
  10. doi request reprint Adaptation of anaerobically grown Thauera aromatica, Geobacter sulfurreducens and Desulfococcus multivorans to organic solvents on the level of membrane fatty acid composition
    Ilka Duldhardt
    Departments of Environmental Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Microb Biotechnol 3:201-9. 2010
    ..This might be one explanation for the previously observed higher sensitivity of anaerobic bacteria when compared with aerobic ones...
  11. doi request reprint Integrative approach to delineate natural attenuation of chlorinated benzenes in anoxic aquifers
    Nicole Stelzer
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Pollut 157:1800-6. 2009
    ..Although the complexity of the field site did not allow straightforward assessment of natural attenuation processes, the application of an integrative approach appeared relevant to characterize the in situ biodegradation potential...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tetrachloroethene conversion to ethene by a Dehalococcoides-containing enrichment culture from Bitterfeld
    Danuta Cichocka
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:297-310. 2010
    ..Quantitative real-time PCR confirmed growth with PCE, cis-dichloroethene, 1,1-dichloroethene or vinyl chloride as electron acceptors. The culture was designated BTF08 due to its origin in Bitterfeld...
  13. ncbi request reprint Isotopic fractionation indicates anaerobic monochlorobenzene biodegradation
    Arno Kaschl
    Department of Groundwater Remediation, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Permoserstrasse 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1315-24. 2005
    ..The study also clearly demonstrates the usefulness of isotopic fractionation analysis to prove biodegradation directly in the field, even when microcosm studies are not available and a metabolic pathway has not yet been elucidated...
  14. doi request reprint Transformation and carbon isotope fractionation of tetra- and trichloroethene to trans-dichloroethene by Dehalococcoides sp. strain CBDB1
    Ernest Marco-Urrea
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 45:1555-62. 2011
    ..9). These results are of particular interest since strain CBDB1 constitutes, together with the recent isolated strain MB, the unique Dehalococcoides species unable to dechlorinate PCE and TCE beyond DCE...
  15. doi request reprint Dehalogenation of diverse halogenated substrates by a highly enriched Dehalococcoides-containing culture derived from the contaminated mega-site in Bitterfeld
    Theresa Kaufhold
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 83:176-88. 2013
    ..Phylogenetic analysis revealed eight reductive dehalogenases with similar sequences in other Dehalococcoides strains and one unique sequence...
  16. ncbi request reprint A stable isotope approach for source apportionment of chlorinated ethene plumes at a complex multi-contamination events urban site
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research UFZ, Department for Isotope Biogeochemistry, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    J Contam Hydrol 153:92-105. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Enantioselective carbon stable isotope fractionation of hexachlorocyclohexane during aerobic biodegradation by Sphingobium spp
    Safdar Bashir
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstraße 15, 04318, Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 47:11432-9. 2013
    ..In addition, enantiomeric fractionation has the potential as a complementary approach to CSIA and ESIA for assessing the biodegradation of α-HCH at contaminated field sites...
  18. pmc High stability and fast recovery of expression of the TOL plasmid-carried toluene catabolism genes of Pseudomonas putida mt-2 under conditions of oxygen limitation and oscillation
    Paula M Martínez-Lavanchy
    Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6715-23. 2010
    ..These results suggest that oxygen is not only necessary as a cosubstrate for enzyme activity during the degradation of toluene but also that oxygen modulates the expression of the catabolic genes encoded by the TOL plasmid...
  19. doi request reprint Iron oxides stimulate microbial monochlorobenzene in situ transformation in constructed wetlands and laboratory systems
    Marie Schmidt
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 472:185-93. 2014
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  20. ncbi request reprint Anaerobically grown Thauera aromatica, Desulfococcus multivorans, Geobacter sulfurreducens are more sensitive towards organic solvents than aerobic bacteria
    Ilka Duldhardt
    Department of Bioremediation, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstr 15, 04318, Leipzig, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77:705-11. 2007
    ..However, compared to aerobic bacteria, all three tested anaerobic bacteria were shown to be about three times more sensitive to the tested substances...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of dichloromethane-degrading Hyphomicrobium strains using 16S rDNA and DCM dehalogenase gene sequences
    Marcell Nikolausz
    UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Bioremediation Department, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 28:582-7. 2005
    ..The topology of the two trees is in good agreement and may suggest an ancient origin of DCM dehalogenase, but also raises questions about the original role of the enzyme...
  22. doi request reprint Comparison of 1,2-dichloroethane, dichloroethene and vinyl chloride carbon stable isotope fractionation during dechlorination by two Dehalococcoides strains
    Marie Schmidt
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    Water Res 52:146-54. 2014
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  23. ncbi request reprint Microbial dehalogenation of trichlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins by a Dehalococcoides-containing mixed culture is coupled to carbon isotope fractionation
    Eva Maria Ewald
    Institut für Biologie Mikrobiologie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Kurt Mothes Strasse 3, 06099 Halle, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7744-51. 2007
    ..This can provide a basis for the development of a new method to monitor the fate of dioxins in the environment using compound specific stable isotope analyses...
  24. pmc Characterization of hydrogenase and reductive dehalogenase activities of Dehalococcoides ethenogenes strain 195
    Ivonne Nijenhuis
    Department of Microbiology, Wing Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 8101, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1664-7. 2005
    ..Benzyl viologen or diquat (Eo' approximately -360 mV) supported reductive dechlorination of PCE or TCE at rates comparable to MV (-450 mV) in cell extracts...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dehalococcoides ethenogenes strain 195 reductively dechlorinates diverse chlorinated aromatic pollutants
    Donna E Fennell
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2075-81. 2004
    ..Harnessing microorganisms such as Dehalococcoides spp. that detoxify these compounds via removal of halogens may lead to cost-effective biotechnological approaches for remediation...