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. Popoola, Oluseun E., Popoola, Abiodun O. and Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 (2019) Levels of awareness and concentrations of heavy metals in the blood of electronic waste scavengers in Nigeria. Journal of Health and Pollution, 9 (21). ISSN 2156-9614 (doi:10.5696/2156-9614-9.21.190311)
  2. Yadav, Ashutosh, Raj, Abhay, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Ferreira, Luiz Fernando R., 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 (doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.02.124)
  3. Saxena, Gaurav, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Mulla, Sikandar I., 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) (doi:10.1007/398_2019_24)
  4. Zainith, Surabhi, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Saratale, Ganesh Dattatraya, Ferreira, Luiz Fernando R., 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 (doi:10.1007/s13205-019-1631-x)
  5. Bharagava, Ram, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, 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. 9780128148495. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814849-5.00026-5)
  6. Popoola, Solomon, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 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)
  7. Futughe, Anthony, Jones, Huw and Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 (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.
  8. Chan, Wai Kit, Wildeboer, Dirk, Garelick, Hemda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4568-2300 and Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 (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 (doi:10.1007/s00792-018-1039-2)
  9. Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Bisschop, Lieselot, Ekberg, Christian, Fedotov, Petr, Garelick, Hemda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4568-2300, Kandile, Nadia G., Luque, Rafael, Popoola, Oluseun, Rüdel, Heniz, Serpe, Angela, 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.
  10. Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Obare, Sherine, Unsworth, John and Garelick, Hemda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4568-2300 (2018) Chemistry and the environment. Chemistry International, 40 (2). pp. 46-51. ISSN 0193-6484 (doi:10.1515/ci-2018-0230)