Nigel G Ternan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro cleavage of the carbon-phosphorus bond of phosphonopyruvate by cell extracts of an environmental Burkholderia cepacia isolate
    N G Ternan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 248:378-81. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Phosphate starvation-independent 2-aminoethylphosphonic acid biodegradation in a newly isolated strain of Pseudomonas putida, NG2
    N G Ternan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Syst Appl Microbiol 21:346-52. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Initial in vitro characterisation of phosphonopyruvate hydrolase, a novel phosphate starvation-independent, carbon-phosphorus bond cleavage enzyme in Burkholderia cepacia Pal6
    N G Ternan
    Biotechnology Research Group, School of Applied Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Ulster, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Arch Microbiol 173:35-41. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The utilization of 4-aminobutylphosphonate as sole nitrogen source by a strain of Kluyveromyces fragilis
    N G Ternan
    School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 184:237-40. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Iminodiacetate and nitrilotriacetate degradation by Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3
    Nigel G Ternan
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine County, Londonderry, BT52 1SA, United Kingdom
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 290:802-5. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Utilisation of aminomethane sulfonate by Chromohalobacter marismortui VH1
    Nigel G Ternan
    Environmental Biotechnology Research Group, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co Londonderry BT52 1SA, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 207:49-53. 2002
  7. pmc Organophosphonate utilization by the thermophile Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus T20
    Agnieszka Obojska
    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Wrocław University of Technology, 50 370 Wrocław, Poland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2081-4. 2002

Collaborators

  • Agnieszka Obojska
  • Geoff McMullan
  • Pawel Kafarski
  • Barbara Lejczak

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro cleavage of the carbon-phosphorus bond of phosphonopyruvate by cell extracts of an environmental Burkholderia cepacia isolate
    N G Ternan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 248:378-81. 1998
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  2. ncbi request reprint Phosphate starvation-independent 2-aminoethylphosphonic acid biodegradation in a newly isolated strain of Pseudomonas putida, NG2
    N G Ternan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Syst Appl Microbiol 21:346-52. 1998
    ..The results point to the presence of a substrate inducible 2-aminoethylphosphonic acid biodegradation pathway in the isolated strain of Pseudomonas putida. Uniquely, therefore, the pathway is not under pho regulon control in this strain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Initial in vitro characterisation of phosphonopyruvate hydrolase, a novel phosphate starvation-independent, carbon-phosphorus bond cleavage enzyme in Burkholderia cepacia Pal6
    N G Ternan
    Biotechnology Research Group, School of Applied Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Ulster, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Arch Microbiol 173:35-41. 2000
    ..Phosphonopyruvate hydrolase is the third bacterial C-P bond cleavage enzyme reported to date that proceeds via a hydrolytic mechanism...
  4. ncbi request reprint The utilization of 4-aminobutylphosphonate as sole nitrogen source by a strain of Kluyveromyces fragilis
    N G Ternan
    School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 184:237-40. 2000
    ..fragilis pregrown on 2.5 mM 4-aminobutylphosphonate. None of the organophosphonates tested served as a source of carbon or phosphorus for K. fragilis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Iminodiacetate and nitrilotriacetate degradation by Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3
    Nigel G Ternan
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine County, Londonderry, BT52 1SA, United Kingdom
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 290:802-5. 2002
    ..This observation emphasises the hitherto unrealised importance of yeast strains in the biodegradation of xenobiotics in the environment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Utilisation of aminomethane sulfonate by Chromohalobacter marismortui VH1
    Nigel G Ternan
    Environmental Biotechnology Research Group, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co Londonderry BT52 1SA, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 207:49-53. 2002
    ..185 nmol sulfate accumulated h(-1) (mg cells)(-1)] activities. C. marismortui VH1 is capable of sulfur-starvation deregulated metabolism of aminomethane sulfonate under high salt conditions...
  7. pmc Organophosphonate utilization by the thermophile Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus T20
    Agnieszka Obojska
    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Wrocław University of Technology, 50 370 Wrocław, Poland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2081-4. 2002
    ....