School of Graduate Studies

Research Output 1980 2020

  • 1451 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 36 Article
  • 1 Editorial
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Meta-analysis of RDX biotransformation rate by bacteria and fungi

Sheehan, P. L., Sadovnik, R., Kukor, J. J. & Bennett, J. W., Jan 2020, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 146, 104814.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meta-analysis
biotransformation
Biotransformation
Fungi
Meta-Analysis
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)
trichloroethylene
Trichloroethylene
Ralstonia pickettii
toluene
Toluene
2012
88 Citations (Scopus)

The genome sequence of Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01: A blueprint for anaerobic alkane oxidation

Callaghan, A. V., Morris, B. E. L., Pereira, I. A. C., McInerney, M. J., Austin, R. N., Groves, J. T., Kukor, J., Suflita, J. M., Young, L., Zylstra, G. & Wawrik, B., Jan 1 2012, In : Environmental microbiology. 14, 1, p. 101-113 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkanes
alkane
alkanes
genome
Genome
2008
4 Citations (Scopus)

Induction kinetics of aerobic toluene degradation as a function of carbon starvation history

Park, J., Lang, J., Thamaraiselvi, K., Kukor, J. J. & Abriola, L. M., Dec 1 2008, In : Process Biochemistry. 43, 12, p. 1345-1351 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Starvation
Carbon
Degradation
Kinetics
2007
44 Citations (Scopus)

Biogeography of actinomycete communities and type II polyketide synthase genes in soils collected in New Jersey and Central Asia

Wawrik, B., Kutliev, B., Abdivasievna, U. A., Kukor, J. J., Zylstra, G. J. & Kerkhof, L., May 1 2007, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 73, 9, p. 2982-2989 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Asia
Polyketide Synthases
polyketide synthases
Actinobacteria
biogeography
15 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning and characterization of monofunctional catalase from photosynthetic bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum S1

Lee, D. H., Oh, D. C., Oh, Y. S., Malinverni, J. C., Kukor, J. J. & Kahng, H. Y., Sep 1 2007, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 17, 9, p. 1460-1468 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodospirillum rubrum
Catalase
Organism Cloning
Bacteria
Enzymes
2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of biodegradation potential by two culture-independent methods in PAH-contaminated soils

Moon, H. S., Kahng, H. Y., Kim, J. Y., Kukor, J. J. & Nam, K., Apr 1 2006, In : Environmental Pollution. 140, 3, p. 536-545 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dioxygenases
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Biodegradation
Soil
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of carbon starvation on toluene degradation activity by toluene monooxygenase-expressing bacteria

Johnson, D. R., Park, J., Kukor, J. J. & Abriola, L. M., Oct 1 2006, In : Biodegradation. 17, 5, p. 437-445 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Starvation
Mixed Function Oxygenases
starvation
toluene
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the genetic diversity of dioxygenases for initial catabolism of aromatic hydrocarbons in Pseudomonas rhodesiae KK1

Kim, S. I., Kukor, J. J., Oh, K. H. & Kahng, H. Y., Dec 6 2006, In : Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 40, 1, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dioxygenases
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Pseudomonas
Aromatic compounds
84 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial dioxygenase gene population shifts during polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation

Chadhain, S. M. N., Norman, R. S., Pesce, K. V., Kukor, J. J. & Zylstra, G. J., Jun 1 2006, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 72, 6, p. 4078-4087 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial Genes
Dioxygenases
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
biodegradation
2005
35 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of different carbon sources on community composition of bacterial enrichments from soil

Wawrik, B., Kerkhof, L., Kukor, J. & Zylstra, G., Nov 1 2005, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 71, 11, p. 6776-6783 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

community composition
Soil
Carbon
carbon
soil
69 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of unique type II polyketide synthase genes in soil

Wawrik, B., Kerkhof, L., Zylstra, G. J. & Kukor, J. J., May 1 2005, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 71, 5, p. 2232-2238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyketide Synthases
polyketide synthases
Actinobacteria
Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms
restriction fragment length polymorphism
2004

Bioremediation plus chemical treatmet

Kukor, J., Jul 1 2004, Industrial Bioprocessing, 26, 7, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Bioremediation
Aromatic compounds
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Remediation
Free radicals
2003
7 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) analysis of aromatic effector specificity in NtrC-like transcriptional activators from aromatic oxidizing bacteria

Park, J., Malinverni, J., Adriaens, P. & Kukor, J., Jul 15 2003, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 224, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship
Ralstonia pickettii
Bacteria
Operon
Mixed Function Oxygenases
2002
19 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the adaptive response to trichloroethylene-mediated stresses in Ralstonia pickettii PKO1

Park, J., Kukor, J. J. & Abriola, L. M., Nov 1 2002, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 68, 11, p. 5231-5240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ralstonia pickettii
trichloroethylene
Trichloroethylene
toluene
Toluene
19 Citations (Scopus)

PAH utilization by Pseudomonas rhodesiae KK1 isolated from a former manufactured-gas plant site

Kahng, H. Y., Nam, K., Kukor, J., Yoon, B. J., Lee, D. H., Oh, D. C., Kam, S. K. & Oh, K. H., Dec 1 2002, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 60, 4, p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Pseudomonas
Gases
Lipids
Dioxygenases
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological and cellular responses of the 2,4-D degrading bacterium, Burkholderia cepacia YK-2, to the phenoxyherbicides 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T

Cho, Y. S., Kahng, H. Y., Kim, C. K., Kukor, J. J. & Oh, K. H., Dec 1 2002, In : Current Microbiology. 45, 6, p. 415-422 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Burkholderia cepacia
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Bacteria
Fatty Acids
2001
178 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by biodegradation combined with a modified Fenton reaction

Nam, K., Rodriguez, W. & Kukor, J. J., Sep 26 2001, In : Chemosphere. 45, 1, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Biodegradation
biodegradation
PAH
33 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and Functional Analysis of the tbc Operons for Catabolism of Alkyl- and Chloroaromatic Compounds in Burkholderia sp. Strain JS150

Kahng, H. Y., Malinverni, J. C., Majko, M. M. & Kukor, J. J., Oct 1 2001, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 67, 10, p. 4805-4816 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia
chlorobenzene
catabolism
toluene
Toluene
18 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of substrate exposure history on biodegradation in a porous medium

Park, J., Chen, Y. M., Kukor, J. & Abriola, L. M., Sep 1 2001, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 51, 3-4, p. 233-256 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Biodegradation
toluene
Porous materials
porous medium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Uptake and diverse effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on the metabolic activity of Elliptio complanata measured by calorespirometry

Cheney, M. A., Birdsall, K. & Kukor, J., Sep 27 2001, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 20, 5, p. 1031-1036 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
naphthalene
PAH
Mollusca
Bivalvia
12 Citations (Scopus)

Uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds by the gills of the bivalve mollusk Elliptio complanata

Birdsall, K., Kukor, J. & Cheney, M. A., Feb 5 2001, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 20, 2, p. 309-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Mollusca
Bivalvia
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
2000
65 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and role of tbuX in utilization of toluene by Ralstonia pickettii PKO1

Kahng, H. Y., Byrne, A. M., Olsen, R. H. & Kukor, J. J., Mar 1 2000, In : Journal of bacteriology. 182, 5, p. 1232-1242 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ralstonia pickettii
Toluene
Regulon
Open Reading Frames
Membrane Proteins
61 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of strain HY99, a novel microorganism capable of aerobic and anaerobic degradation of aniline

Kahng, H. Y., Kukor, J. & Oh, K. H., Sep 15 2000, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 190, 2, p. 215-221 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delftia acidovorans
para-Aminobenzoates
Ribosomal DNA
Nitrates
aniline
69 Citations (Scopus)

Combined ozonation and biodegradation for remediation of mixtures of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil

Nam, K. & Kukor, J., Dec 1 2000, In : Biodegradation. 11, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Biodegradation
Remediation
1997
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for the evolution of a single component phenol/cresol hydroxylase from a multicomponent toluene monooxygenase

Olsen, R. H., Kukor, J. J., Byrne, A. M. & Johnson, G. R., Dec 1 1997, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 19, 5-6, p. 360-368 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cresol
phenol 2-monooxygenase
Toluene
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Phenol
1995
85 Citations (Scopus)

Sequence analysis of the gene cluster encoding toluene-3-monooxygenase from Pseudomonas pickettii PKO1

Byrne, A. M., Kukor, J. J. & Olsen, R. H., Feb 27 1995, In : Gene. 154, 1, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multigene Family
Pseudomonas
Sequence Analysis
methane monooxygenase
Toluene
1994
134 Citations (Scopus)

A novel toluene-3-monooxygenase pathway cloned from Pseudomonas pickettii PKO1

Olsen, R. H., Kukor, J. J. & Kaphammer, B., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of bacteriology. 176, 12, p. 3749-3756 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Pseudomonas
Benzene
Oxygen
Xylenes
1992
60 Citations (Scopus)
cresol
phenol 2-monooxygenase
Pseudomonas
Phenol
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
1990
67 Citations (Scopus)
phenol 2-monooxygenase
Molecular Cloning
Pseudomonas
Phenol
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
47 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of tfdCDEF by tfdR of the 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid degradation plasmid pJP4

Kaphammer, B., Kukor, J. J. & Olsen, R. H., Jan 1 1990, In : Journal of bacteriology. 172, 5, p. 2280-2286 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Plasmids
Genes
Gene Deletion
Operon
1989
25 Citations (Scopus)

Recruitment of a chromosomally encoded maleylacetate reductase for degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by plasmid pJP4

Kukor, J. J., Olsen, R. H. & Siak, J. S., Jan 1 1989, In : Journal of bacteriology. 171, 6, p. 3385-3390 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

maleylacetate reductase
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Plasmids
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas
1988
20 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning and expression of the catA and catBC gene clusters from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO

Kukor, J. J., Olsen, R. H. & Ballou, D. P., Jan 1 1988, In : Journal of bacteriology. 170, 10, p. 4458-4465 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multigene Family
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Organism Cloning
Genes
muconolactone delta-isomerase
1986
30 Citations (Scopus)

Cellulose digestion in Monochamus marmorator Kby. (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae): Role of acquired fungal enzymes

Kukor, J. J. & Martin, M. M., May 1 1986, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 12, 5, p. 1057-1070 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monochamus marmorator
Cerambycidae
Beetles
Fungi
Cellulose
9 Citations (Scopus)
Saperda calcarata
Cerambycidae
cellulose
enzyme
diet
1980
81 Citations (Scopus)

The digestion of protein and carbohydrate by the stream detritivore, Tipula abdominalis (Diptera, Tipulidae)

Martin, M. M., Martin, J. S., Kukor, J. J. & Merritt, R. W., Sep 1 1980, In : Oecologia. 46, 3, p. 360-364 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tipula
Tipulidae
detritivores
polysaccharide
midgut