Microbial genetic potential for xenobiotic metabolism increases with depth during biofiltration

Embargo End Date
2022-02-11

Type
Article

Authors
Li, Dong
Sharp, Jonathan O.
Drewes, Jörg E.

Date
2020

Abstract
Microbial genetic potential for the biotransformation of xenobiotics and antibiotic resistance increases with depth during biofiltration.

Citation
Li, D., Sharp, J. O., & Drewes, J. E. (2020). Microbial genetic potential for xenobiotic metabolism increases with depth during biofiltration. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 22(10), 2058–2069. doi:10.1039/d0em00254b

Acknowledgements
This material is based upon work supported by the US National Science Foundation under grants EEC-1028968 and CBET-1055396 and discretionary investigator funds at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). The authors thank Dr Kristin Mikkelson for valuable insight and edits during manuscript preparation and Dr Pascal Saikaly at KAUST for technical assistance in experimental design and interpretation.

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Journal
Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts

DOI
10.1039/d0em00254b

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