Ibrahim M Banat

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Advances in utilization of renewable substrates for biosurfactant production
    Randhir S Makkar
    279 Sweet Alyssum Dr, Ladson SC, 29456, USA
    AMB Express 1:5. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial biosurfactants production, applications and future potential
    Ibrahim M Banat
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 87:427-44. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Geobacillus debilis sp. nov., a novel obligately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a cool soil environment, and reassignment of Bacillus pallidus to Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov
    Ibrahim M Banat
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2197-201. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The degradation of n-hexadecane in soil by thermophilic geobacilli
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 56:44-54. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Rhamnolipids are conserved biosurfactants molecules: implications for their biotechnological potential
    Amedea Perfumo
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:7297-306. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Directed microbial biosynthesis of deuterated biosurfactants and potential future application to other bioactive molecules
    Thomas J Smyth
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 87:1347-54. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Thermophilic bacteria in cool temperate soils: are they metabolically active or continually added by global atmospheric transport?
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County, Londonderry BT52 1SA Northern Ireland, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 78:841-52. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Thermally enhanced approaches for bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils
    Amedea Perfumo
    Biotechnology Group, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, N Ireland, UK
    Chemosphere 66:179-84. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The frequency and characteristics of highly thermophilic bacteria in cool soil environments
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Environ Microbiol 4:595-602. 2002
  10. pmc Detection and quantification of gene expression in environmental bacteriology
    Freddie H Sharkey
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3795-806. 2004

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  1. pmc Advances in utilization of renewable substrates for biosurfactant production
    Randhir S Makkar
    279 Sweet Alyssum Dr, Ladson SC, 29456, USA
    AMB Express 1:5. 2011
    ..In this paper, we review the current knowledge and latest advances in the search for cost effective renewable agro industrial alternative substrates for their production...
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial biosurfactants production, applications and future potential
    Ibrahim M Banat
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 87:427-44. 2010
    ..In this paper, we review the current knowledge and the latest advances in biosurfactant applications and the biotechnological strategies being developed for improving production processes and future potential...
  3. ncbi request reprint Geobacillus debilis sp. nov., a novel obligately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a cool soil environment, and reassignment of Bacillus pallidus to Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov
    Ibrahim M Banat
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2197-201. 2004
    ..However, G. debilis showed closest affinities to Bacillus pallidus, which we propose should become Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov...
  4. ncbi request reprint The degradation of n-hexadecane in soil by thermophilic geobacilli
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 56:44-54. 2006
    ..thermoleovorans, 27; G. caldoxylosilyticus, 17; G. pallidus, 2; G. toebiii, 1; Geobacillus sp., 3) representing 18 different strains and alkB gene sequences determined and deposited with the European Bioinformatics Institute...
  5. doi request reprint Rhamnolipids are conserved biosurfactants molecules: implications for their biotechnological potential
    Amedea Perfumo
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:7297-306. 2013
    ..This leaves little opportunity to manipulate and greatly increase the yield of rhamnolipids from strains of P. aeruginosa for biotechnological applications. ..
  6. doi request reprint Directed microbial biosynthesis of deuterated biosurfactants and potential future application to other bioactive molecules
    Thomas J Smyth
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 87:1347-54. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Thermophilic bacteria in cool temperate soils: are they metabolically active or continually added by global atmospheric transport?
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County, Londonderry BT52 1SA Northern Ireland, UK
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 78:841-52. 2008
    ..These results are interpreted in the context of current hypotheses on the biogeography patterns of bacteria...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thermally enhanced approaches for bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils
    Amedea Perfumo
    Biotechnology Group, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, N Ireland, UK
    Chemosphere 66:179-84. 2007
    ..The results suggest that thermally enhanced bioremediation may be an efficient technology for the treatment of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils...
  9. ncbi request reprint The frequency and characteristics of highly thermophilic bacteria in cool soil environments
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Environ Microbiol 4:595-602. 2002
    ..These bacteria are present in high numbers in apparently all soils and the question is raised of how these organisms, which are apparently unable to grow at the temperatures experienced in these cool soils, are so prominent...
  10. pmc Detection and quantification of gene expression in environmental bacteriology
    Freddie H Sharkey
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3795-806. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of soil colonisation potential of selected fungi and their production of ligninolytic enzymes for use in soil bioremediation applications
    Colum McErlean
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 90:147-58. 2006
    ..solani and P. ostreatus isolates grew satisfactorily. Primers were designed to detect MnP and laccase genes in P. ostreatus and RTPCR was used to detect that these genes are expressed in forest and field soils...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biosurfactants: a sustainable replacement for chemical surfactants?
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT521SA, UK
    Biotechnol Lett 34:1597-605. 2012
    ..The ability to tailor the biosurfactant produced to the specific needs of the product formulation will be an important future step...
  13. ncbi request reprint A rapid and effective method of extracting fully intact RNA from thermophilic geobacilli that is suitable for gene expression analysis
    Freddie H Sharkey
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, BT52 1SA, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, UK
    Extremophiles 8:73-7. 2004
    ..Critically, it was also shown that only RNA isolated with the TNS-PAS-based method was suitable for monitoring thermophile gene expression patterns using RT-PCR analysis...
  14. doi request reprint Microbial biosurfactants: challenges and opportunities for future exploitation
    Roger Marchant
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Trends Biotechnol 30:558-65. 2012
    ..This review highlights remaining problems and indicates the prospects for imminent commercial exploitation of a new generation of microbial biosurfactants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rhamnolipid biosurfactant production by strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa using low-cost raw materials
    K S M Rahman
    Biotechnology Research Group, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Biotechnol Prog 18:1277-81. 2002
    ..aeruginosa DS10-129 was greater than 70% using all the hydrocarbons tested, including xylene, benzene, hexane, crude oil, kerosene, gasoline, and diesel. P. aeruginosa GS9-119 emulsified only hexane and kerosene to that level...
  16. ncbi request reprint Possibilities and challenges for biosurfactants use in petroleum industry
    Amedea Perfumo
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 672:135-45. 2010
    ..This chapter aims at providing an up-to-date overview of biosurfactant roles, applications and possible future uses related to petroleum industry...
  17. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of crude oil degrading bacteria in gasoline and diesel station soils
    Kaja Sheik Mujibur Rahman
    Biotechnology Group, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA
    J Basic Microbiol 42:284-91. 2002
    ..GS5-66, Flavobacterium sp. DS5-73, Bacillus sp. DS6-86 and Pseudomonas sp. DS10-129) with 1% crude oil at 30 degrees C and pH 7.5. Such a consortium may be useful for bioaugmentation of oil contaminated environments...
  18. ncbi request reprint What are high-temperature bacteria doing in cold environments?
    Roger Marchant
    Trends Microbiol 10:120-1. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint High growth rate and substrate exhaustion results in rapid cell death and lysis in the thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus thermoleovorans
    Spyros G Pavlostathis
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0512, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 95:84-95. 2006
    ..The glucose utilization, cell growth and death rates were mathematically described based on Monod kinetics and estimated values of pertinent biokinetic constants are reported...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rhamnolipid production by a novel thermophilic hydrocarbon-degrading Pseudomonas aeruginosa AP02-1
    Amedea Perfumo
    Department of Agrobiology and Agrochemistry, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 72:132-8. 2006
    ..Microscopic observations of the emulsions suggested that hydrophobic cells acted as emulsion-stabilizing agents...