Terry Lab Publications


I.   Phytoremediation of Petroleum, Toxic Metals and Metalloids

I. Phytoremediation of Petroleum, Toxic Metals and Metalloids

1. Khan, A.R., Reichmann, L.G., Ibal, J.C., Shin, J.H., Liu, Y., Collins, H., LePage, B., Terry, N. 2019. Variation in pickleweed root-associated microbial communities at different locations of a saline solid waste management unit contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. PloS One 14: e0222901.

2. French, K.E., Terry, N. 2019. A high-throughput fluorescence-based assay for rapid identification of petroleum-degrading bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1318.

3. Wang, F., Guan, W., Xu, L., Ding, Z., Ma, H., Ma, A., Terry, N. 2019. Effects of nanoparticles on algae: Adsorption, distribution, ecotoxicity and fate. Applied Sciences 9: 1534.

4. Xia, M., Fu, D., Chakraborty, R., Singh, R.P., Terry, N. 2019. Enhanced crude oil depletion by constructed bacterial consortium comprising bioemulsifier producer and petroleum hydrocarbon degraders. Bioresource Technology 282:456-463.

5. Xia, M., Liu Y., Taylor A.A., Fu. D., Khan A.R., Terry, N. 2017. Crude oil depletion by bacterial strains isolated from a petroleum hydrocarbon impacted solid waste management site in California. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation.123:70-77

6. Chen, Z. F., A. A. Taylor, S. R. Astor, J. L. Xin, and N. Terry. 2017. Removal of boron from wastewater: Evaluation of seven poplar clones for B accumulation and tolerance. Chemosphere 167:146-154.

7. Zhu, H., A. A. Taylor, S. R. Astor, and N. Terry. 2016. Enhancing saltgrass germination and growth in a saline soil contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. Plant and Soil:1-11.

8. Huang, J. C., E. Passeport, N. Terry. 2012. Development of a constructed wetland water treatment system for selenium removal: use of mesocosms to evaluate design parameters. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 12021-29

9. Matthew F. Verce, Amanda R. Stiles, Karen C. Chong, Norman Terry. 2012. Isolation of an extremely boron-tolerant strain of Bacillus firmus. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 58(6): 811-814.

10. Stiles AR, Liu C, Kayama Y, Wong J, Doner H, Funston R, Terry N. 2011. Evaluation of the boron tolerant grass, Puccinellia distans, as an initial vegetative cover for the phytorestoration of a boron-contaminated mining site in Southern California. Environ Sci Technol., 45: 8922-7.

11. Lin, Z.Q., N. Terry, S. Gao, S. Mohamed, Z.H. Ye. 2010. Vegetation changes and partitioning of selenium in 4-year-old constructed wetlands treating agricultural drainage. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 12: 255-267.

12. Stiles, A.R., Bautista, D., Atalay, E., Babaoğlu, M., Terry N., 2010. Mechanisms of Boron Tolerance and Accumulation in Plants: A Physiological Comparison of the Extremely Boron-Tolerant Plant Species, Puccinellia distans, with the Moderately Boron-Tolerant Gypsophila arrostil. Environmental Science and Technology, 44: 7089- 7095.

13. Z.-Q. Lin, N. Terry, S. Gao, and Z.H. Ye. 2008. Vegetation changes and role of plants in partitioning selenium in 4-year old constructed wetlands treating agricultural drainage. Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Phytotechnologies. 22-24 October 2008. Nanjing, China.

14. Lin, Z.-Q., H. Mohamed, Z.H. Ye, and N. Terry. 2007. Phytorestoration of metal-contaminated industrial wasteland: a greenhouse feasibility study. In: D. Sarkar, R. Datta, and R. Hannigan (eds.), Concepts and Applications in Environmental Geochemistry. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (in press)

15. Bañuelos, G.S., Z.-Q. Lin, I. Arroyo, and N. Terry. 2005. Selenium volatilization in vegetated agricultural drainage sediment from the San Luis Drain, Central California. Chemosphere. 60:1203-1213.

16. LeDuc, D.L. and Terry, N. 2005. Phytoremediation of Toxic Trace Elements in Soil and Water. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 32:514-520.

17. Ye, Z.H., Lin, Z.Q., Whiting, S.N., de Souza, M.P., and Terry, N. 2003. Possible use of constructed wetland to remove selenocyanate, arsenic, and boron from electric utility wastewater. Chemosphere 52:1571-9.

18. Neumann, P.M., de Souza, M.P., Pickering, I.J., and Terry, N. 2003. Rapid microalgal metabolism of selenate to volatile dimethylselenide. Plant Cell Environ. 26:897-905.

19. Lin, Z.Q. and Terry, N. 2003. Selenium removal by constructed wetlands: quantitative importance of biological volatilization in the treatment of selenium-laden agricultural drainage water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 37:606-615.

20. Gao, S., K.K. Tanji, D.W. Peters, Z.-Q. Lin, and N. Terry. 2003. Selenium removal from irrigation drainage water flowing through constructed wetland cells with special attention to accumulation in sediments. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 1:263-284.

21. Gao, S., Tanji, K.K., Lin, Z.Q., Terry, N., and Peters, D.W. 2003. Selenium removal and mass balance in a constructed flow-through wetland system. J. Environ. Qual. 32:1557-1570.

22. Aviles, C., Loza-Tavera, H., Terry, N., and Moreno-Sanchez, R. 2003. Mercury pretreatment selects an enhanced cadmium-accumulating phenotype in Euglena gracilis. Arch. Microbiol. 180:1-10.

23. Hale, K.H., Tufan, H.A., Pickering, I.J., George, G.N., Terry, N., Pilon, M., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H. 2002. Anthocyanins facilitate tungsten accumulation in Brassica. Physiol. Plantarum.116:351-358.

24. Zayed, A.M. and Terry, N. 2003. Chromium in the environment: factors affecting biological remediation. Plant and Soil, 249:139-156.

25. Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z.Q., Wu, L., and Terry, N. 2002. Phytoremediation of selenium-contaminated soils and waters: fundamentals and future prospects. Rev. Environ. Health. 17:291-306.

26. Lin, Z.Q., de Souza, M., Pickering, I.J., and Terry, N. 2002. Evaluation of the macroalga, muskgrass, for the phytoremediation of selenium-contaminated agricultural drainage water by microcosms. J. Environ. Qual.31:2104-10

27. de Souza, M.P., Pickering, I.J., Walla, M., and Terry, N. 2002. Selenium assimilation and volatilization from selenocyanate-treated Indian mustard and muskgrass. Plant Physiol. 128:625-33.

28. Lin, Z.-Q., Cervinka, V., Pickering, I. J., Zayed, A., and Terry, N. 2002. Managing selenium-contaminated agricultural drainage water by the integrated on-farm drainage management system: Role of selenium volatilization.Water Research 36:3150-3160.

29. Ye, Z.H., S.N. Whiting, J.H. Qian, C.M. Lytle, Z.-Q. Lin, and N. Terry. 2001. Trace element removal from coal ash leachate by a 10-year old constructed wetland. Journal of Environmental Quality, 30:1710-1719.

30. de Souza, M.P., A. Amini, M.A. Dojka, I.J. Pickering, S.C. Dawson, N.R. Pace, and N. Terry. 2001. Identification and characterization of bacteria in a selenium-contaminated hypersaline evaporation pond. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67:3785-3794.

31. Ye, Z., S.N. Whiting, Z.Q. Lin, C.M. Lytle, J.H. Qian, and N. Terry. 2001. Removal and distribution of Fe, Mn, Co and Ni within a Pennsylvania constructed wetland treating coal combustion by-product leachate. J. Environ. Qual., 30:1464-1473.

32. Whiting, S.N., M.P. de Souza, and N. Terry. 2001. Rhizosphere bacteria mobilize Zn for hyperaccumulation by Thlaspi caerulescens. Environ. Sci. Technol., 35:3144-3150.

33. Lin, Z-Q., R.S. Schemenauer, V. Cervinka, A. Zayed, A. Lee and N. Terry. 2000. Selenium volatilization from the soil-Salicornia bigelovii Torr. treatment system for the remediation of contaminated water and soil in the San Joaquin Valley, J. Environ. Quality, 29:1048-1056.

34. Qian, J.-H., Zayed, A., Zhu, Y.L., Yu, M. and Terry, N. 1999. Phytoremediation of toxic trace elements by wetland plants: III. Uptake and accumulation of ten trace elements by twelve plant species J. Environ. Quality, 28:1448-1456.

35. de Souza, M.P., C.H.A. Huang, N. Chee, and N. Terry. 1999. Rhizosphere bacteria enhance selenium and mercury accumulation in wetland plants. Planta, 209:259-263.

36. Zayed, A., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., de Souza, M., Lin, Z. Q. and Terry, N. 2000. Remediation of Selenium-Polluted Soils and Waters by Phytovolatilization. In: Phytoremediation of Trace Elements. N. Terry and G. S. Bañuelos, eds. Ann Arbor Press, Michigan, pp. 61-84.

37. Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., de Souza, M.P., Hong, G., Amini, A., Bravo, R.C., Payabyab, S. and Terry, N. 1999. Selenium volatilization and accumulation by twenty aquatic plant species. J. Environ. Quality, 28:1011-1018.

38. de Souza, M.P., Chu, D., Zhao, M., Zayed, A., Ruzin, S.E., Schichnes, D. and Terry, N. 1999. Rhizosphere bacteria enhance Se accumulation and volatilization by Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.). Plant Physiol.,119:565-573.

39. Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., de Souza, M.P., Lytle, C.M., Shang, C., Lugo, T. and Terry, N. 1998. Selenium volatilization and assimilation by hybrid poplar (Populus tremula x alba). J. Exp. Bot., 49(328):1889-1892.

40. Zhu, Y.L., Zayed, A., Qian, J.-H., de Souza, M. and Terry, N. 1999. Phytoremediation of toxic trace elements by wetland plants: II. Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes). J. Environ. Quality, 28:339-344.

41. Lin, Z.-Q., Hansen, D., Zayed, A., and Terry, N. 1999. Biological selenium volatilization: Method of measurement under field conditions. J. Environ. Quality, 28:309-315.

42. Lytle, C.M., Lytle, F.W., Yang, N., Qian, J.-H., Hansen, D., Zayed, A. and Terry, N. 1998. Phytoconversion of hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) to trivalent chromium (Cr 3+) by wetland plants. Environ. Sci. Technol., 32:3087-3093.

43. Terry, N. and Zayed, A. 1998. Phytoremediation of Selenium. Chapter in: Environmental Chemistry of Selenium. W.T. Frankenberger and R. Engberg, eds. Marcel Dekker, Inc. pp. 633-656.

44. de Souza, M.P., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., Lytle, C.M., Hwang, S., Tai, J., Honma, T.S.U., Yeh, L. and Terry, N. 1998. Rate limiting steps in selenium assimilation and volatilization by Brassica juncea. Plant Physiology 117:1487-1494.

45. Zayed, A., Lytle, C.M., Qian, J.-H. and Terry, N. 1998. Chromium accumulation, translocation and chemical speciation in vegetable crops. Planta 206:293-299.

46. Zayed, A., Lytle, C.M. and Terry, N. 1998. Accumulation and volatilization of different chemical species of selenium by plants. Planta 206:284-292.

47. Zayed, A., Gowthaman, S. and Terry, N. 1998. Phytoaccumulation of toxic trace elements by wetland plants: I. Duckweed (Lemna minor L.). J. Environ. Quality 27:715-721.

48. Hansen, D., Duda, P.J., Zayed, A. and Terry, N. 1998. Selenium removal by constructed wetlands: Role of Biological Volatilization. Environ. Sci. Technol 32:591-597.

49. de Souza, M.P., and Terry, N. 1997. Selenium volatilization by rhizosphere bacteria. Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. 97:499.

50. Bañuelos, G.S., Ajwa, H.A., Terry, N. and Zayed, A. 1997. Phytoremediation of selenium laden soils: a new technology. J. Soil and Water Conservation 52(6):426-430.

51. Azaizeh, H.A., Gowthaman, S. and Terry, N. 1997. Microbial selenium volatilization in rhizosphere and bulk soils from a constructed wetland. J. Environmental Quality 26:666-672.

52. Lytle, C.M., Zayed, A., Terry, N. and Lytle, F.W. 1996. Phytoconversion of Cr(VI) to Cr(III) by water hyacinth: a case for phytoremediation. Bulletin of the ecological Society of America, v. 77 n. 3 Suppl, Part 2, 277.

53. Bañuelos, G.S., Zayed, A., Terry, N., Wu, L., Akohoue, A. and Zambrzuski, S. 1996. Accumulation of selenium by different plant species grown under increasing sodium and calcium salinity. Plant and Soil 183:49-59.

54. Terry, N. and Zayed, A. 1994. Selenium volatilization by plants. Chapter In: W.T. Frankenberger and S. Benson (eds.) Selenium in the environment. Chapter 14. Marcel Dekker, Inc. pp. 343-367.

55. Zayed, A. and Terry, N. 1994. Selenium volatilization in roots and shoots: Effects of shoot removal and sulfate level. J. Plant Physiol. 143:8-14

56. Zayed, A. and Terry, N. 1992. Selenium volatilization in broccoli as influenced by sulfate supply. J. Plant Physiol. 140(6):646-652.

57. Terry, N., Carlson, C., Raab, T.K. and Zayed, A. 1992. Rates of selenium volatilization among crop species. J. Environ. Quality. 21:341-344.

II. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

58. Rao, I. M., A. L. Fredeen, and N. Terry. 2015. Leaf Phosphate Status, Photosynthesis, and Carbon Partitioning in Sugar Beet. Geophysical Journal International 201:29-36.

59. Priya Padmanabhan, Mehmet Babaoğlu and Norman Terry. 2012. A comparative transcriptomic analysis of the extremely boron tolerant plant Puccinellia distans with the moderately boron tolerant Gypsophila arrostil”. Plant Cell Reports, 31(8): 1407-1413

60. Reisinger S, Schiavon M, Terry N, Pilon-Smits EAH. 2008. Heavy metal tolerance and accumulation in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.) overexpressing bacterial g- glutamylcysteine synthetase or glutathione synthetase. Int. J. Phytoremediation, 10: 440-454

61. Kassis, E. E., N. Cathala, H. Rouached, P. Fourcroy, P. Berthomieu, N. Terry and J-C. Davidian, 2007. Characterization of a selenate-resistant Arabidopsis thaliana mutant: root growth as a potential target for selenate toxicity. Plant Physiology 143:1231-1241

62. Kubachka, K.M., Meija, J., LeDuc, D.L., Terry, N., and Caruso, J.A. 2007. Selenium volatiles as proxy to the metabolic pathways of selenium in genetically modified Brassica juncea. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(6):1863-1869

63. Bañuelos, G., LeDuc, D., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., and Terry, N. 2007. Transgenic Indian mustard overexpressing selenocysteine lyase or selenocyteine methyltransferase exhibit enhanced potential for selenium phytoremediation under field conditions. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(2); 599-605.

64. Navaza, A.P., Montes-Bayon, M., LeDuc, D.L., Terry, N., and Sanz-Medel, A. 2006. Study of phytochelatins and other related thiols as complexing biomolecules of As and Cd in wild type and genetically modified Brassica juncea plants. Journal of Mass Spectrometry 41:323-331.

65. LeDuc, D.L., AbdelSamie, M., Móntes-Bayon, M., Wu, C.P., Reisinger, S.J., and Terry, N. 2006. Overexpressing both ATP sulfurylase and selenocysteine methyltransferase enhances selenium phytoremediation traits in Indian mustard. Environmental Pollution 144:70-76.

66. Lindblom SD, Abdel-Ghany SE, Hanson BR, Hwang S, Terry N, Pilon-Smits EAH 2006. Constitutive expression of a high-affinity sulfate transporter in Brassica juncea affects metal tolerance and accumulation. Journal of Environmental Quality, 35:726-733

67. LeDuc, D.L. and Terry, N. 2005. Genetic engineering stress tolerant plants for phytoremediation. In: Abiotic Stress Tolerence in Plants. Eds. A.K. Rai and T. Takabe. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

68. Bañuelos, G., Terry, N., LeDuc, D., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., and Mackey, B. 2004. Field trial of transgenic Indian mustard plants shows enhanced phytoremediation of selenium-contaminated soil. Environmental Science & Technology, 39:1771-1777

69. Wangeline AL, Burkhead JL, Hale KL, Lindblom S-D, Terry N, Pilon M, Pilon-Smits EAH (2004) Overexpression of ATP Sulfurylase in Brassica juncea: Effects on tolerance and accumulation of twelve metals. Journal of Environmental Quality 33:54-60

70. Van Huysen, T., N. Terry, and E. A. H. Pilon-Smits. 2004. Exploring the selenium phytoremediation potential of transgenic Indian mustard overexpressing ATP sulfurylase or cystathionine-γ-synthase. International Journal of Phytoremediation 6:111-118.

71. LeDuc, D.L., Tarun, A.S., Montes-Bayón, M., Meija, J., AbdelSamie, M., Wu, C.P., Malit, M.F., Chang, C.-Y., Tagmount, A., de Souza, M., Neuhierl, B., Böck, A., Caruso, J., and Terry, N. 2004. Overexpression of Selenocysteine Methyltransferase in Arabidopsis thaliana and Brassica juncea Increases Selenium Tolerance and Accumulation. Plant Physiology 135:384-399.

72. Grant, T.D., Montes-Bayon, M., LeDuc, D., Fricke, M.W., Terry N., and Caruso, J.A. 2004. Identification and characterization of Se-methyl selenomethionine in Brassica juncea roots. Journal of Chromatography A. 1026:159-166.

73. Terry, N., Sambukumar, S.V., LeDuc, D.L. 2003. Biotechnological approaches for enhancing phytoremediation of heavy metals and metalloids. Acta Biotechnologica, 23:281-288

74. Van Huysen, A., Abdel-Ghany, S., Hale, K.L., LeDuc, D., Terry, N., and Pilon-Smits, E.A. 2003. Overexpression of cystathionine-gamma-synthase enhances selenium volatilization in Brassica juncea. Planta 218:71-78.

75. Ruiz, O.N., Hussein, H.S., Terry, N., and Daniell, H. 2003. Phytoremediation of organomercurial compounds via chloroplast genetic engineering. Plant Physiol. 132:1344-1352.

76. Bennett, L.E., Burkhead, J.L., Hale, K.L., Terry, N., Pilon, M., and Pilon-Smits, E.A. 2003. Analysis of transgenic Indian mustard plants for phytoremediation of metal-contaminated mine tailings. J. Environ. Qual. 32:432-440.

77. LeDuc, D.L. and Terry, N. 2003. Physiological and environmental significance of selenium. In Sulfur Transport and Assimilation in Plants. Regulation, Interaction, and Signaling. Eds. J.-C. Davidian, D. Grill, L.J. DeKok, I. Stulen, M.J. Hawkesford, E. Schnug, and H. Rennenberg. pp. 79-89. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands.

78. Tagmount, A., Berken, A., and Terry, N. 2002. An essential role of S-adenosyl-L-methionine:methionine S-methyltransferase in selenium volatilization by plants: Methylation of selenomethionine to Se-methyl-L-Se-methionine, the precursor of volatile Se. Plant Physiol. 130:847-856.

79. Montes-Bayon, M., D.L. LeDuc, N. Terry, and Caruso, J.A. 2002. Selenium speciation in wild-type and genetically modified Se accumulating plants with HPLC separation and ICP-MS/ES-MS detection. J. Anal. Atomic Spectrom. 17:872-879.

80. Meija, J., M. Montes-Bayon, D.L. LeDuc, N. Terry, and Caruso, J.A. 2002. Simultaneous monitoring of volatile selenium and sulfur species from Se accumulating plants (wild-type and genetically modified) by GC-MS and GC-ICP-MS using SPME for sample introduction. Anal. Chem.74:5837-44.

81. Doucleff, M. and Terry, N. 2002. Pumping out the arsenic. Nature Biotechnology 20:1094-5.

82. Fox, P.M., D.L. LeDuc, H. Hussein, Z.-Q. Lin, and N. Terry. 2002. Selenium speciation in soils and plants. In: Y. Cai and O. Braids, eds., Biogeochemistry of Environmentally Important Trace Elements. ACS Symposium Series. p. 339-354.

83. Berken, A., Mulholland, M.M., LeDuc, D.L. and Terry, N. 2002. Genetic engineering of plants to enhance selenium phytoremediation. Critical Reviews in Plant Science, 21:567-582.

84. Lee, A., Z.Q. Lin, I. Pickering, and N. Terry. 2001. X-ray absorption spectroscopy study shows that the rapid selenium volatilizer, pickleweed (Salicornia bigelovii Torr.) reduces selenate to organic forms without the aid of microbes. Planta, 213:977-980.

85. Hale, K.L., S. McGrath, E. Lombi, S. Stack, N. Terry, I.J. Pickering, G.N. George, and E.A.H. Pilon-Smits. 2001. Molybdenum sequestration in Brassica: A role for anthocyanins? Plant Physiol., 126:1391-1402.

86. Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., Y.L. Zhu, T. Sears, and N. Terry. 2000. Over-expression of glutathione reductase in Brassica juncea: Effects on cadmium accumulation and tolerance. Physiolog. Plant., 110:455-460.

87. de Souza, M.P., C.M. Lytle, M. Mulholland, M.L. Otte and N. Terry. 2000. Selenium assimilation and volatilization from dimethylselenoniopropionate (DMSeP) by Indian mustard, Plant Physiol., 122:1281-1288.

88. Terry, N., A.M. Zayed, M.P. de Souza and A.S. Tarun. 2000. Selenium in higher plants, Ann. Rev. Plant Physiol. Plant Mol. Biol., 51:401-32.

89. Zhu, Y.L., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., Jouanin, L. and Terry, N. 1999. Over-expression of glutathione synthetase in Brassica juncea enhances cadmium accumulation and tolerance. Plant Physiol., 119:73-79.

90. Zhu, Y.L., E.A.H. Pilon-Smits, A. Tarun, S.U. Weber, L. Jouanin and N. Terry. 1999. Cadmium tolerance and accumulation in Indian mustard is enhanced by overexpressing glutamylcysteine synthetase, Plant Physiol., 121:1169-1177.

91. Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., Hwang, S., Lytle, C.M., Zhu, Y.L., Tai, J.C., Bravo, R.C., Chen, Y.C., Leustek, T. and Terry, N. 1999. Over-expression of ATP sulfurylase in Brassica juncea leads to increased selenate uptake, reduction, and tolerance. Plant Physiol., 119:1-10.

92. de Souza, M. P., E. A. H. Pilon-Smits and N. Terry. 1998. The physiology and biochemistry of selenium volatilization by plants. Chapter in: I. Raskin and B. D. Ensley (eds.). Phytoremediation of Toxic Trace Metals: Using Plants to Clean up the Environment. New York: Wiley and Sons, Inc. pp. 171-190.


III. Patents and Book

Terry, N., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., and Zhu, Y.L. Heavy Metal Phytoremediation. United States Patent 6,576,816. Issued June 10, 2003. Terry, N., Pilon-Smits, E.A.H. Trace element phytoremediation. US Patent No.: 7,034,202; Issued: Apr 25, 2006.

Terry, N., Banuelos (eds.) 2000. Phytoremediation of Trace Elements. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton. 389 pages.