Diane Purchase

Professor of Environmental Biotechnology

Natural Sciences, School of Science and Technology

Middlesex University

Bioremediation, Biotechnology, Contaminated Land, Biofilm, e-waste

BSc, MSc, PhD, PGCHE, FHEA, MSB, CBiol, FIEnvSc

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  1. Yadav, Ashutosh and Raj, Abhay and Purchase, Diane and Ferreira, Luiz Fernando R. and Saratale, Ganesh Dattatraya and Bharagava, Ram Naresh (2019) Phytotoxicity, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity evaluation of organic and inorganic pollutants rich tannery wastewater from a Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in Unnao district, India using Vigna radiata and Allium cepa. Chemosphere, 224 . pp. 324-332. ISSN 0045-6535
  2. Saxena, Gaurav and Purchase, Diane and Mulla, Sikandar I. and Saratale, Ganesh Dattatraya and Bharagava, Ram Naresh (2019) Phytoremediation of heavy metal-contaminated sites: Eco-environmental concerns, field studies, sustainability issues and future prospects. In: Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Springer. (Published online first)
  3. Zainith, Surabhi and Purchase, Diane and Saratale, Ganesh Dattatraya and Ferreira, Luiz Fernando R. and Bilal, Muhammad and Bharagava, Ram Naresh (2019) Isolation and characterization of lignin-degrading bacterium Bacillus aryabhattai from pulp and paper mill wastewater and evaluation of its lignin-degrading potential. 3 Biotech, 9 (3). ISSN 2190-572X
  4. Bharagava, Ram and Purchase, Diane and Saxena, Gaurav and Mulla, Sikandar (2018) Applications of metagenomics in microbial bioremediation of pollutants: from genomics to environmental cleanup. In: Microbial Diversity in the Genomic Era. Das, Surajit and Dash, Hirak Ranjan, eds. Elsevier | Academic Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 459-477. ISBN 9780128148495
  5. Popoola, Solomon and Purchase, Diane and Jones, Huw (2018) Oxidative and monoxygenase enzymatic response in Eisenia hortensis and Lumbricus terrestiris exposed to 3-, 4- and 5-ring hydrocarbons amended with biosurfactant. In: SETAC AP 2018: 11th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – Asia Pacific 2018, 16-19 Sept 2018, Daegu, Korea. (Accepted/In press)
  6. Futughe, Anthony and Jones, Huw and Purchase, Diane (2018) A novel technology of solarization and phytoremediation enhanced with biosurfactant for sustainable treatment of PAH-contaminated soil. In: 15th International Phytotechnology Conference, 01-05 Oct 2018, Novi Sad, Serbia. (Accepted/In press)
  7. Chan, Wai Kit and Wildeboer, Dirk and Garelick, Hemda and Purchase, Diane (2018) Competition of As and other Group 15 elements for surface binding sites of an extremophilic Acidomyces acidophilus isolated from a historical tin mining site. Extremophiles, 22 (5). pp. 795-809. ISSN 1431-0651
  8. Purchase, Diane and Bisschop, Lieselot and Ekberg, Christian and Fedotov, Petr and Garelick, Hemda and Kandile, Nadia G. and Luque, Rafael and Popoola, Oluseun and Rüdel, Heniz and Serpe, Angela and Surati, Kirankumar and Wilson, Benjamin P. (2018) Global approaches to environmental exposure - assessment of e-wastes. In: SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting, 13-17 May 2018, Rome, Italy.
  9. Purchase, Diane and Obare, Sherine and Unsworth, John and Garelick, Hemda (2018) Chemistry and the environment. Chemistry International, 40 (2). pp. 46-51. ISSN 0193-6484
  10. Purchase, Diane (2017) Informal recycling of electronic wastes in developing countries: challenges and solutions. In: 16th International Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE) Conference, 18-22 June 2017, Oslo, Norway.