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Biotransformation of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes (BioCarb)

English title Biotransformation of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes (BioCarb)
Applicant Kohler Hans-Peter
Number 131261
Funding scheme NRP 64 Opportunities and Risks of Nanomaterials
Research institution Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG)
Institution of higher education Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology - EAWAG
Main discipline Other disciplines of Environmental Sciences
Start/End 01.07.2011 - 31.12.2013
Approved amount 356'407.00
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All Disciplines (3)

Discipline
Other disciplines of Environmental Sciences
Experimental Microbiology
Biochemistry

Keywords (8)

Biodegradation; Monooxygenase; Dioxygenase; Oxidases; Fullerenes; Carbon nanotubes ; Biotransformation; Functionalized fullerenes

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Slow biotransformation of carbon nanotubes by horseradish peroxidase
Flores-Cervantes D. Xanat, Maes Hanna M., Schäffer Andreas, Hollender Juliane, Kohler Hans-Peter E., Slow biotransformation of carbon nanotubes by horseradish peroxidase, in Environmental Science & Technology.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
RWHT Aachen University Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Exchange of personnel
Department of Earth Sciences, ETHZ Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon, ART Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Gordon Research Conferences Series, Environmental Nanotechnology Poster Biotransformation of 14C-radiolabelled carbon nanotubes via enzymatic oxidation 02.06.2013 Stowe, VT, USA, United States of America Kohler Hans-Peter; Hollender Juliane; Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;
SETAC Europe 23rd Annual Meeting, 2013 Poster Biotransformation of 14C-radiolabelled carbon nanotubes via enzymatic oxidation 12.05.2013 Glasgow, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Hollender Juliane; Kohler Hans-Peter; Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;
International Conference on Safe production and use of nanomaterials, Nanosafe 2012 Talk given at a conference Biotransformation of carbon nanotubes and fullerenes by horseradish peroxidase 13.11.2012 Grenoble, France Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat; Kohler Hans-Peter; Hollender Juliane;
SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting 2012, Berlin, Germany Poster Biotransformation of carbon-based nanomaterials by horseradish peroxidase 20.05.2012 Berlin, Germany Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat; Kohler Hans-Peter; Hollender Juliane;
Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology (EMB2012) conference, Bologna, Italy Talk given at a conference Biotransformation of carbon-based nanomaterials by horseradish peroxidase 09.04.2012 Bologna, Italy Hollender Juliane; Kohler Hans-Peter; Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;
13th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment, Zürich, Switzer-land Poster Isolation and identification of biodegradation and biotransformation products of carbon-based nanomaterials 11.09.2011 Zürich, Switzerland Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat; Kohler Hans-Peter; Hollender Juliane;


Self-organised

Title Date Place
1st Swiss Carbon Nanotube Information Exchange Workshop 23.01.2012 Dübendorf, Switzerland

Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Participation of D.X. Flores-Cervantes in Expo Nano at Technorama Winterthur 01.10.2013 Winterthur, Switzerland Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;
Participation of D.X. Flores-Cervantes at the Nano PEAK course that took place at EAWAG 07.11.2012 Dübendorf, Switzerland Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;
Presentation of the NANOCARB project to undergraduate students at ETH 13.02.2012 Zürich, Switzerland Flores-Cervantes Deborah Xanat;


Self-organised

Title Date Place
Development of shared instrumentation database of participants within the NRP64 project 01.07.2011 Dübendorf, Switzerland

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