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. Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385, Abbasi, Golnoush, Bisschop, Lieselot, Chatterjee, Debashish, Ekberg, Christian, Ermolin, Mikhail, Fedotov, Petr, Garelick, Hemda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4568-2300, Isimekhai, Khadijah, Kandile, Nadia G., Lundstrom, Mari, Matharu, Avtar, Miller, Bradley, Pineda, Antonio, Popoola, Oluseun, Retegan, Teodora, Ruedel, Heniz, Serpe, Angela, Shevah, Yehuda, Surati, Kirankumar, Walsh, Fiona, Wilson, Benjamin P. and Wong, Ming Hung (2020) The waste stream of obsolete electronic equipment. Pure and Applied Chemistry . ISSN 0033-4545 (Accepted/In press)
  2. Islam, Mohammad, Durie, Ian, Ramadan, Reham, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 and Marvasi, Massimiliano ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8525-7232 (2020) Exploitation of nitric oxide donors to control bacterial adhesion on ready‐to‐eat vegetables and dispersal of pathogenic biofilm from polypropylene. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture . ISSN 0022-5142 (Published online first) (doi:10.1002/jsfa.10340)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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. ISBN 9780128148495. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814849-5.00026-5)
  8. Popoola, Solomon, Purchase, Diane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8071-4385 and Jones, Huw ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0024-864X (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)
  9. Futughe, Anthony, Jones, Huw ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0024-864X 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. .
  10. Chan, Wai Kit, Wildeboer, Dirk ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1298-7511, 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)