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2016

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The use of microfluidics and dielectrophoresis for separation, concentration, and identification of bacteria, Cynthia Hanson, Michael Sieverts, Karen Tew, Annelise Dykes, Michaela Salisbury, and Elizabeth Vargis; SPIE Proceedings

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Deposition of Carbon Nanotube Films on Polyamide and Polypropylene Substrates: A Computer Simulation Approach, Alejandro Heredia, Maria Colin-Garcia, Maria del Pilar Carreon-Castro, Debarati Mukherjee, Bruno Abreu, David William Britt, and Joana Catarina Mendes; Materials Research

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Microbubble assisted polyhydroxybutyrate production in Escherichia coli, Kadriye Innan, Fulya Ay Sal, Asif Rahman, Ryan J. Putman, Foster A. Agblevor, and Charles D. Miller; BMC Research Notes

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Rational design of Rama-labeled nanoparticles for a dual-modaility, light scattering immunoassay on a polystyrene seubstrate, Nathan D. Israelsen, Donald Wooley, Cynthia Hanson, and Elizabeth Vargis; Journal of Biological Engineering

Pressure Distribution Systems: Utah Guidance for Performance, Application, Design, Operation & Maintenance, Judith L. Sims and R. Jex; Guidance Manual in Support of Utah Administrative Code R317-4, Onsite Wastewater Treatment

Bioenergy from Wastewater-Based Biomass, Ronald C. Sims, Sean K. Bedingfield, Reese Thompson, and Judith L. Sims; AIMS Bioengineering

2015

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Recent advances in engineering yeast for pharmaceutical protein production, Ozkan Fidan and Zhan Jixun; RSC Advances

2014

In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy Detects Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia with High Accuracy in Diverse Population, TT Byrd, Elizabeth Vargis, CM O'Brien, Q Logan, K Khabele, and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI)

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Friction coefficients for dried distillers grains on eight structural surfaces, G. C. Nyendu, S. Pflum, P. Schumacher, C. J. Bern, and T. J. Brumm; Applied Engineering in Agriculture

In Vivo Detection of Biochemical Differences in the Pregnant Mouse Cervix between Wild Type and COX-1 KO Mice, CM O'Brien, J Herrington, Elizabeth Vargis, N Brown, BC Paria, J Reese, and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; SGI

In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy as a Clinical Tool to Detect Biomedical change in the Pregnancy Cervix, CM O'Brien, Elizabeth Vargis, J Reese, K Bennett, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE Photonics West

The Effect of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Patch Size on Growth Factor Expression, Elizabeth Vargis, CB Peterson, J Morrell-Falvey, ST Retterer, and CP Collier; Biomaterials

2013

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Flexible graphene bio-nanosensor for lactate, P. Labroo and Yue Cui; Biosensors and Bioelectronics

In Vivo Detection of Biochemical Change in the Pregnant Cervix in Humans and Mouse Models, C O'Brien, Elizabeth Vargis, N Brown, J Reese, BC Paria, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SGI

Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Long-term care insurance, Medicare Advantage, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC), Vital records registration systems, Judith L. Sims; Gale Encyclopedia of Consumer Health

Invited Key Note Luncheon Speech: Partnerships and Training to Advance On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Management in Utah, Judith L. Sims; AzOWRA 2013 Onsite Wastewater Educational Conference

Water Softeners and Septic Systems, Judith L. Sims; Annual Conference

R317-4: Rule Changes Update, Judith L. Sims and G. B. Cowan; Utah Environmental Health Association Fall Conference

Development of Tissue Models and Spectroscopy Disease Detection Platforms for Biomedical Applications, Elizabeth Vargis; nanoUtah

Developing In Vitro Models of the Sub-Retinal Microenvironment, Elizabeth Vargis, C Foster, CB Peterson, JL Morrell-Falvey, ST Retterer, and CP Collier; Proceedings of the 4th Annual Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Conference

Assessing Variability of In Vivo Tissue Raman Spectra, Elizabeth Vargis, IJ Pence, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Applied Spectroscopy

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Design and Application of an In Vivo Reporter Assay for Phenylalanine Ammonialyase, S. Wang, S. Zhang, T. Zhou, J. Zeng, and Jixun Zhan; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Rational Reprogramming of Fungal Polyketide First Ring Cyclization, Yuquan Xu, Tong Zhou, Zhengfu Zhou, Shiyou Su, Sue A. Roberts, William R. Montfort, Jia Zeng, Ming Chen, Wei Zhang, Min Lin, Jixun Zhan, and Istvan Molnar; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

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Functional dissection and module swapping of fungal cyclooligomer depsipeptide synthetases, Dayu Yu, fuchao xu, David Gage, and Jixun Zhan; ChemComm

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Engineered Production of Fungal Anticancer Cyclooligomer Depsipeptides in Saccharo-Myces Cerevisiae, Dayu Yu, Fuchao Xu, Jiachen Zi, Siyuan Wang, David Gage, Jia Zeng, and Jixun Zhan; Metabolic Engineering

2012

Characterization of Cervical Tissue from Preterm Labor Mouse Models Using In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy and Ex Vivo Biomechanical Testing, CM O'Brien, Elizabeth Vargis, N Brown, BC Paria, J Reese, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting

In vivo Raman Spectroscopy of the Skin: Advances and Issues for Clinical Implementation., IJ Pence, Elizabeth Vargis, T-Q Nguyen, C Patil, D Ellis, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE Photonics West: Photonics in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery

Asbestosis, Bedbug Infestation, Campylobacteriosis, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Giardiasis, Gulf Oil Spill, Lyme Disease, Methemoglobinemia, Hurricane Katrina, Japanese earthquake (2011), Mold, River and Harbor Act (1899), Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor, and UNICEF, Judith L. Sims; Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Certification Overview, Judith L. Sims; 2012 Annual Conference

Detecting Biochemical Changes that Occur in the Rodent Cervix during Pregnancy using Raman Spectroscopy., Elizabeth Vargis, N Brown, KC Williams, BC Paria, A Al-Hendy, J Reese, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Using Microfluidic Devices to Study Diseases of the Eye, Elizabeth Vargis, N Mortensen, C Foster, S Retterer, and CP Collier; BMES Annual Meeting

Near-Infrared Raman Microspectroscopy Detects High-Risk Human Papillomaviruses, Elizabeth Vargis, Y-W Tang, D Khabele, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Translational Oncology

Detecting Biochemical Changes in the Human Cervix with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, CN Webb, A Al-Hendy, KA Bennett, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SGI

Raman Spectroscopy: an Effective Method of Detecting Biochemical Changes of the Pregnant Cervix, Elizabeth Vargis, CN Webb, K Bennett, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE Photonics West: Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy VII: Advances in Research and Industry

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An Indigoidine Biosynthetic Gene Cluster from Streptomyces Chromofuscus ATCC 49982 Contains an Unusual IndB Homologue, Dayu Yu, Fuchao Xu, Jonathan Valiente, Siyuan Wang, and Jixun Zhan; Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology

2011

Development of a Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy Probe for Breast Tumor Surgical Margin Evaluation, MD Keller, Elizabeth Vargis, ND Granja, TH Robert, MA Mycek, MC Kelley, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Journal of Biomedical Optics

Looking Below the Surface of Breast Tissue during Surgery, A Mahadevan-Jansen, MD Keller, Elizabeth Vargis, B Caldwell, T-Q Nguyen, NdM Granja, M Sanders, and MC Kelley; Spectroscopy

Analysis of Reliability of Multiple Raman Spectroscopy Systems in vivo for Clinical Implementation, IJ Pence, CA Patil, Elizabeth Vargis, A Walsh, H Krishnamoorthi, J Cayce, C Paras, A Makowski, MD Keller, X Bi, M Mackanos, ED Jansen, DL Ellis, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE Photonics West: Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies IV

Detection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Using Nanoparticle Amplified Immuno-PCR., JW Perez, Elizabeth Vargis, PK Russ, FR Haselton, and DW Wright; Analytical Biochemistry

Partnerships and Training to Advance Onsite Wastewater System Management: The Utah Program, Judith L. Sims; 2011 Utah Water Quality Conference

Detecting Cervical Dysplasia in Minority Populations using Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, D Khabele, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; National Cancer Institute: Cancer Detection and Diagnostic Technologies for Global Health

Sensitivity of Raman Spectroscopy to Normal Patient Variability, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, Q Logan, D Khabele, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Journal of Biomedical Optics

Effect of Normal Variations on Classification of Raman Spectra of Cervical Tissue, Elizabeth Vargis, EM Kanter, S Majumder, MD Keller, RB Beaven, GG Rao, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Analyst

Using Raman Spectroscopy to Detect Malignant Changes In Vivo., Elizabeth Vargis and A Mahadevan-Jensen; Princeton Instruments’ Technical Note

Detecting Changes during Pregnancy with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, CN Webb, BC Paria, KA Bennett, J Reese, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Conference

Raman Spectroscopy: An Effective Method of Detecting Biochemical Changes of the Pregnant Cervix, Elizabeth Vargis, CN Webb, BC Paria, KA Bennett, J Reese, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SGI

Using Raman Spectroscopy to Study the Onset of Labor: A Pilot Study, Elizabeth Vargis, CN Webb, BC Paria, K Bennett, J Reese, A Al-Handy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems IX - SPIE Proceedings

2010

Partnerships and Training to Advance Decentralized System Management: The Utah Certification Program, Judith L. Sims; Annual Conference

Evaluation of Deep Installations of Septic System Drainfields in Utah: Performance and Treatment Effectiveness, Judith L. Sims, J. Beardall, and A. Restad; 10th Annual Conference

Fundamentals of On-Site Wastewater Treatment, Three-Day Workshop, Judith L. Sims and G. B. Cowan; Montana/Wyoming Environmental Health Association Conference

Septage Treatment, Handling, and Disposal in Utah, Judith L. Sims and C. Elder; 319 Non-Point Source Pollution Program

Septage Management Practices in Utah, Judith L. Sims and C. R. Elder; 10th Annual Conference

Using Raman Spectroscopy to detect cervical dysplasia in minority populations, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, D Khabele, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)

Detecting Changes in the Cervix with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, J Reese, D Khabele, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS)

Detecting Changes in the Cervix with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, J Reese, D Khabele, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; American Institute of Physics Conference Series

Using Raman Spectroscopy to Detect Cervical Dysplasia in Minority Populations, Elizabeth Vargis, T Byrd, EC Roberts, D Khabele, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE: Photonics West: Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VIII, Clinical Diagnostics Systems I

Implementing and Assessing a Challenge-Based Module for Spectroscopy in a Biomedical Optics Class, Elizabeth Vargis and A Mahadevan-Jensen; Proceedings of the 2010 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition

Detecting Changes during Pregnancy with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, K Robertson, A Al-Hendy, J Reese, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy VI: Advances in Research and Industry, Raman Spectroscopy and Non-Cancer Applications - SPIE Proceedings

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Selective Biochlorination of Hydroxyquinolines by a Flavin-Dependent Halogenase, Fuchao Xu, Amanda Merkley, Dayu Yu, and Jixun Zhan; Tetrahedron Letters

2009

Multiclass Discrimination of Cervical Precancers using Raman Spectroscopy, EM Kanter, S Majumder, Elizabeth Vargis, A Robichaux-Viehoever, G Kanter, H Shappell, H Jones, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Journal of Rman Spectroscopy

Application of Raman spectroscopy for Cervical Dysplasia Diagnosis, EM Kanter, Elizabeth Vargis, S Majumder, MD Keller, RB Beaven, GG Rao, and A Mahadevan- Jansen; Journal of Biophotonics

Enhancement of On-Site Wastewater Treatment Field Training Site: Installation of Gray Water, Drip Irrigation, and Fixed Film Demonstration Systems, Judith L. Sims; 319 Non-Point Source Pollution Program

PAH in Soils and Sediments, a Temporary Problem?, Judith L. Sims, J. Harmsen, and R. C. Sims; Tenth International Symposium, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation

Septic Systems in Castle Valley: Potential Impacts upon Ground Water and Possible Management and Mitigation Strategies, Judith L. Sims and J. Hirschi; 319 Non-Point Source Pollution Program

Undergraduate Research: Abroad and At Home, Judith L. Sims, A. Restad, and J. Beardall; 9th Annual Conference

Detecting Cervical Cancer with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, EM Kanter, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPIE: Photonics West: Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VIII, Raman Spectroscopy.

Detection of Preterm Labor with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, K Robertson, J Reese, A Al-Hendy, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery XI: Clinical Challenges and Research Solutions

2008

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Pyrene Fate Affected by Humic Acid Amendment in Soil Slurry Systems, Y. Liang, D. Sorensen, Ronald C. Sims, and Joan McLean; Journal of Biological Engineering

Partnerships and Training to Advance Decentralized System Management: The Utah Certification Program, Judith L. Sims; 6th Biennial Southwest On-Site Wastewater Conference

Training to Advance Decentralized System Management: The Utah Certification Program, Judith L. Sims; Installer Academy

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The Power of Soil: Using It to Our Advantage, Judith L. Sims and R. Otis; Onsite Journal

Cervical Cancer Detection with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, EM Kanter, S Majumder, H Jones, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; SPEC 2008: Shedding Light on Disease: Optical Diagnosis for the New Millennium

Cervical Cancer Detection with Raman Spectroscopy, Elizabeth Vargis, EM Kanter, S Majumder, H Jones, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Retreat

2007

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Diversity of Soil Mycobacterium Isolates from Three Sites that Degrade Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, A. Anderson, C. Miller, R. Child, J. Hughes, M. Benscai, J. Der, and Ronald C. Sims; Journal of Applied Microbiology

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Pyrene Mineralization by Mycobacterium sp. Strain KMS in a Barley Rhizosphere, R. Child, C. Miller, Y. Liang, Ronald C. Sims, and A. J. Anderson; Journal of Environmental Quality

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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-degrading Mycobacterium Isolates: Their Association with Plant Roots, R. Child, C. Miller, Y. Liang, Ronald C. Sims, D. Britt, and A. Anderson; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Temperature Effect on Tert-butyl Alcohol (TBA) Biodegradation Kinetics in Hyporheic Zone Soils, M. H. Greenwood, Ronald C. Sims, J. E. McLean, and W. J. Doucette; BioMedical Engineering OnLine

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Sorption of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) and tert-Butyl Alcohol (TBA) to Hyporheic Zone Soils, M. H. Greenwood, Ronald C. Sims, J. E. McLean, W. J. Doucette, and J. Kuhn; Soil & Sediment Contamination Journal

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Theory and Application of Landfarming to Remediate PAHs and Mineral Oil Contaminated Sediments: Beneficial Reuse, J. Harmsen, W. Rulkens, Ronald C. Sims, P. Ritjema, and A. Zweers; Journal of Environmental Quality

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Humic Acid Effect on Pyrene Degradation: Finding an Optimal Range for Pyrene Solubility and Mineralization Enhancement, Y. Liang, D. W. Britt, J. E. McLean, D. L. Sorensen, and Ronald C. Sims; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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13C NMR Analysis of Biologically Produced Pyrene Residues by Mycobacterium sp. Strain KMS in the Presence of Humic Acid, K. Nieman, R. Holz, and Ronald C. Sims; Environmental Science and Technology

Nano Tools for Viral Detection, JW Perez, Elizabeth Vargis, DW Wright, and FR Haselton; Southeast Region of the American Chemical Society Annual Meeting

Development of DNA Logic Tags to Improve Detection by Antibodies, Elizabeth Vargis, EM Kanter, S Majumder, H Jones, and A Mahadevan-Jansen; BMES Annual Meeting

2006

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Study of Biochemical Pathways and Enzymes Involved in Pyrene Degradation by Mycobcterium sp. Strain KMS, Y. Liang, D. Gardner, C. Miller, Dong Chen, A. Anderson, B. Weimer, and Ronald C. Sims; Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Effect of c-neu/ErbB2 Expression Levels on Estrogen Receptor alpha-Dependent Proliferation in Mammary Epithelial Cells: Implication for Breast Cancer Biology, G Shyamala, Y-C Chou, RD Cardiff, and Elizabeth Vargis; Cancer Research

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Guidance for Local Boards of Health, Judith L. Sims; Local Board of Health Guide to On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems

Partnerships and Training to Advance Decentralized System Management, Judith L. Sims; U.S. EPA Onsite Wastewater Management Forum

Utah On-Site Wastewater Training Program. Utah State University, Judith L. Sims, B. Cowan, M. Cashell, and R. Jex; Changes and Challenges: Onsite Wastewater Treatment in Utah, 7th Annual Conference

2005

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Uptake of Nonlyphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates by Crested Wheatgrass, J. W. Doucette, B. R. Wheeler, J. K. Chard, B. Bugbee, C. Naylor, J. P. Carbone, and Ronald C. Sims; Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

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Development of a Catabolically Significant Genetic Probe for PAH-Degrading Mycobacteria in Soil, K. Hall, C. Miller, D. Sorensen, A. Anderson, and Ronald C. Sims; Journal of Biodegredation

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Humic Acid Toxicity in Biologically Treated Soil Contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Pentachlorophenol, J. K. Nieman, Ronald C. Sims, D. L. Sorensen, and J. E. McLean; Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

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Beneficial Reuse and Sustainability: The Fate of Organic Compounds in the Land-Applied Waste, M. R. Overcash, Ronald C. Sims, J. L. Sims, and K. C. Nieman; Journal of Environmental Quality

Impact of c-neu/erbB2 on Estrogen and Estrogen Receptor α-Dependent Proliferation of Mammary Epithelial Cells, G Shyamala, Y-C Chou, and Elizabeth Vargis; Era of Hope Conference

2004

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Isolation and Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-degrading Mycobacterium Isolates from Soil, C. D. Miller, K. Hall, Y. N. Liang, K. Nieman, D. Sorensen, B. Issa, A. J. Anderson, and Ronald C. Sims; Journal of Microbial Ecology

2002

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Catalysis of PAH Biodegradation by Humic Acid Shown in Synchrotron Infrared Studies, H. Y. Holman, J. K. C. Nieman, D. L. Sorensen, C. D. Miller, M. C. Martin, T. Borch, W. R. McKiney, and Ronald C. Sims; Environmental Science and Technology

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Oxidation of Pentachlorophenol in Manganese Oxide Suspensions Under Controlled Eh and pH Environments, R. A. Petrie, P. R. Grossl, and Ronald C. Sims; Environmental Science and Technology

2001

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Fate of Pyrene in Contaminated Soil Amended with Alternate Electron Acceptors, J. K. C. Nieman, Ronald C. Sims, J. E. McLean, J. L. Sims, and D. L. Sorensen; Chemosphere

2000

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Fate and Behavior of Lead in Soils Planted with Metal-resistant Species (River Birch and Smallwing Sedge), S. P. Klassen, J. E. McLean, P. R. Grossl, and Ronald C. Sims; Journal of Environmental Quality

1999

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[14C]-Pyrene Bound Residue Evaluation Using MIBK Fractionation Method for Creosote-Contaminated Soil, J. K. C. Nieman, Ronald C. Sims, J. L. Sims, D. L. Sorensen, J. E. McLean, and J. A. Rice; Environmental Science and Technology

1998

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Pentachlorophenol and Phenanthrene Biodegradation in Creosote Contaminated Aquifer Material, S. A. Mohammed, D. L. Sorensen, Ronald C. Sims, and J. L. Sims; Chemosphere