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  • Niemenkatu 73

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1981 …2022
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Publications 1981 2019

2019

Influence of long term nitrogen limitation on lipid, protein and pigment production of Euglena gracilis in photoheterotrophic cultures

Tossavainen, M., Ilyass, U., Ollilainen, V., Valkonen, K., Ojala, A. & Romantschuk, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, 19 p., 6624.

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Meat and bone meal as a novel biostimulation agent in hydrocarbon contaminated soils

Liu, X., Selonen, V., Steffen, K., Surakka, M., Rantalainen, A-L., Romantschuk, M. & Sinkkonen, A., 11 Mar 2019, In : Chemosphere. 225, p. 574-578 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2018

Assessing toxicity of metal contaminated soil from glassworks sites with a battery of biotests

Hagner, M., Romantschuk, M., Penttinen, O. -P., Egfors, A., Marchand, C. & Augustsson, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 613, p. 30-38 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Conversion of biowaste leachate to valuable biomass and lipids in mixed cultures of Euglena gracilis and chlorophytes

Tossavainen, M., Katyal, N., Silja, K., Valkonen, K., Sharma, A. K., Sharma, S., Ojala, A. & Romantschuk, M., Nov 2018, In : Algal Research. 35, p. 76-84 9 p.

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Distribution of Archaeal Communities along the Coast of the Gulf of Finland and Their Response to Oil Contamination

Yan, L., Yu, D., Hui, N., Naanuri, E., Viggor, S., Gafarov, A., Sokolov, S. L., Heinaru, A. & Romantschuk, M. L., 23 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 15, 19 p., 15.

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Effect of Silene vulgaris and Heavy Metal Pollution on Soil; Microbial Diversity in Long-Term Contaminated Soil

Pacwa-Plociniczak, M., Plociniczak, T., Yu, D., Kurola, J. M., Sinkkonen, A. T., Piotrowska-Seget, Z. & Romantschuk, M. L., Jan 2018, In : Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 2018, 229, 12 p.

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Half-lives of PAHs and temporal microbiota changes in commonly used urban landscaping materials

Roslund, M. I., Grönroos, M., Rantalainen, A-L., Jumpponen, A., Romantschuk, M., Parajuli, A., Hyöty, H., Laitinen, O. & Sinkkone, A., 19 Mar 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 27 p., 4508.

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Over twenty years farmland reforestation decreases fungal diversity of soils, but stimulates the return of ectomycorrhizal fungal communities

Hui, N., Liu, X., Jumpponen, A., Setälä, H., Kotze, D. J., Biktasheva, L. & Romantschuk, M., Jun 2018, In : Plant and Soil. 427, 1-2, p. 231-244 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Soil biota in boreal urban greenspace: Responses to plant type and age

Francini, G., Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Kotze, D. J., Romantschuk, M., Allen, J. A. & Setala, H., Mar 2018, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 118, p. 145-155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Soil vapor extraction of wet gasoline-contaminated soil made possible by electroosmotic dewatering-lab simulations applied at a field site

Simpanen, S., Yu, D., Mäkelä, R., Talvenmaki, H., Sinkkonen, A., Silvennoinen, H. & Romantschuk, M., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 18, 11, p. 3303-3309 7 p.

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Successful aerobic bioremediation of groundwater contaminated with higher chlorinated phenols by indigenous degrader bacteria

Mikkonen, A., Yläranta, K., Tiirola, M., Dutra, L. A. L., Salmi, P., Romantschuk, M., Copley, S., Ikäheimo, J. & Sinkkonen, A., 2018, In : Water Research. 138, p. 118-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2017

Culturing of Selenastrum on diluted composting fluids; conversion of waste to valuable algal biomass in presence of bacteria

Tossavainen, M., Nykänen, A., Valkonen, K. S., Ojala, A., Silja, K. & Romantschuk, M., Aug 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 238, p. 205-213 9 p.

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Environmental remediation (REMSOIL): Ympäristön kunnostaminen

Sinkkonen, A. T., Romantschuk, M. L. & Kivelä, J. V., 2017, Patentti- ja rekisterihallitus, Patent No. FI 127131 B, 30 Nov 2017, Priority date 25 Nov 2016

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Microbial plant diseases: From tulip mania to chestnut bleeding canker

Romantschuk, M. L. & van Doorn, J., 23 Oct 2017, Mighty Microbes. van Doorn, J., Luirink, J., van der Oost, L., Oudega, B., Robertson, L., Smit, H. & Willemsen, P. (eds.). Microcanon Foundation / Stichting Microcanon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Nanoteknologiallla pilaantuneet maa-alueet puhtaiksi

Translated title of the contribution: Contaminated soil cleaned with nanotechnologyRomantschuk, M. L. & Lahti, K. T., 2017, In : ProMaint. 2017, 5, p. 43-45 3 p.

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Nanoteknologia pilaantuneen maaperän ja pohjaveden puhdistuksessa

Translated title of the contribution: Nanotechnology for cleaning of contaminated soil and ground waterRomantschuk, M. L. & Lahti, K. T., 2017, In : Ympäristö ja terveys. 48, 7, p. 38-42 5 p.

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Soil microbial communities are shaped by vegetation type and park age in cities under cold climate

Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Francini, G., Kotze, D. J., Liu, X., Romantschuk, M. L., Strömmer, R. H. & Setälä, H. M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, 3, p. 1281–1295 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The abundance of health-associated bacteria is altered in PAH polluted soils-Implications for health in urban areas?

Parajuli, A., Gronroos, M., Kauppi, S., Plociniczak, T., Roslund, M. I., Galitskaya, P., Laitinen, O. H., Hyöty, H., Jumpponen, A., Strömmer, R., Romantschuk, M., Hui, N. & Sinkkonen, A., 16 Nov 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 11, 18 p., 0187852.

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Treatment of municipal wastewater in full-scale on-site sand filter reduces BOD efficiently but does not reach requirements for nitrogen and phosphorus removal

Laaksonen, P., Sinkkonen, A., Zaitsev, G., Makinen, E., Gronroos, T. & Romantschuk, M., Apr 2017, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24, 12, p. 11446-11458 13 p.

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Utilisation of in-situ techniques in remediation of oil-polluted sites in Finland

Nikunen, S., Pyysing, S., Talvenmäki, H. V., Allen, J. A., Romantschuk, M. L. & Silvennoinen, H., 2017, European achievements in soil remediation and brownfield redevelopment. Payá Pérez, A. & Peláez Sánchez, S. (eds.). Ispra: European commission, p. 192-205 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

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2016

Bacterial community structure in atrazine treated reforested farmland in Wuying China

Liu, X., Hui, C., Bi, L., Romantschuk, M. L., Kontro, M. H., Strömmer, R. H. & Hui, N., 2016, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 98, p. 39-46 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bioremediation of creosote contaminated soil in both laboratory and field scale: Investigating the ability of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin to enhance biostimulation

Simpanen, S., Mäkela, R., Mikola, J., Silvennoinen, H. & Romantschuk, M., Jan 2016, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 106, p. 117-126 10 p.

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Biostimulation proved to be the most efficient method in the comparison of in situ soil remediation treatments after a simulated oil spill accident

Simpanen, S., Dahl, M., Gerlach, M., Mikkonen, A., Malk, V., Mikola, J. & Romantschuk, M., Dec 2016, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 23, 24, p. 25024-25038 15 p.

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Microbial Diversity and Bioactive Substances in Disease Suppressive Composts from India

Mehta, C. M., Yu, D., Srivastava, R., Sinkkonen, A., Kurola, J. M., Gupta, V., Jääskeläinen, H., Palni, U., Sharma, A. K. & Romantschuk, M., 2016, In : Compost Science & Utilization. 24, 2, p. 105-116 12 p.

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Rhizospheric Bacterial Strain Brevibacterium casei MH8a Colonizes Plant Tissues and Enhances Cd, Zn, Cu Phytoextraction by White Mustard

Plociniczak, T., Sinkkonen, A., Romantschuk, M., Sulowicz, S. & Piotrowska-Seget, Z., 16 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in plant science. 7, 10 p., 101.

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2015

Molecular profile of microbiota of Finnish commercial compost suppressive against Pythium disease on cucumber plants

Yu, D., Sinkkonen, A. T., Hui, N., Kurola, J. M., Kukkonen, S., Parikka, P., Vestberg, M. & Romantschuk, M. L., 13 Mar 2015, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 92, p. 47-53 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2014

Biogas production and methanogenic archaeal community in mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic co-digestion processes

Yu, D., Kurola, J. M., Lähde, K., Kymäläinen, M., Sinkkonen, A. & Romantschuk, M., 1 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 143, p. 54-60 7 p.

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Effect of temperature on the reductive dechlorination of 1,2,3,4-tetrachlorodibenzofuran in anaerobic PCDD/F-contaminated sediments

Kuokka, S., Rantalainen, A. -L., Romantschuk, M. & Haggblom, M. M., 15 Jun 2014, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 274, p. 72-78 7 p.

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Reproducibility of suppression of Pythium wilt of cucumber by compost

Vestberg, M., Kukkonen, S., Parikka, P., Yu, D. & Romantschuk, M., 2014, In : Agricultural and Food Science. 23, 3, p. 236-245 10 p.

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2013

Characterization of Enterobacter intermedius MH8b and its use for the enhancement of heavy metals uptake by Sinapis alba L.

Płociniczak, T., Sinkkonen, A., Romantschuk, M. & Piotrowska-Seget, Z., Jan 2013, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 63, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Effects of pH and microbial composition on odour in food waste composting

Sundberg, C., Yu, D., Franke-Whittle, I., Kauppi, S., Smårs, S., Insam, H., Romantschuk, M. & Jönsson, H., 2013, In : Waste Management. 33, 1, p. 204-211 8 p.

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Layer of organic pine forest soil on top of chlorophenol-contaminated mineral soil enhances contaminant degradation

Sinkkonen, A. T., Kauppi, S., Simpanen, S. A., Rantalainen, A-L., Strömmer, R. & Romantschuk, M., 2013, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 20, 3, p. 1737-1745 9 p.

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Previous exposure advances the degradation of an anthropogenic s-triazine regardless of soil origin

Sinkkonen, A., Kauppi, S., Pukkila, V., Hui, N., Płociniczak, T., Kontro, M., Strömmer, R. & Romantschuk, M., 2013, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 13, 8, p. 1430-1438 9 p.

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Waste water treatment by multi-stage biofilm processes: Report of the VESITURVA project

Mononen, T. M., Coloma, S. E., Romantschuk, M. L., Vikman, M., Kapanen, A., Lehtonen, A., Saario, E., Itävaara, M., Malinen, E., Kostia, S. & Tuhkanen, T., 2013, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 74 p. (VTT Technology; vol. 98)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

2012

Biogasification of biowaste and sewage sludge: Measurement of biogas quality

Kymäläinen, M., Lähde, K., Arnold, M., Kurola, J. M., Romantschuk, M. & Kautola, H., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 95, Supplement, p. S122-S127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

IMPROVING THE DEWATERING OF MARINE SEDIMENT USING A COMBINATION OF GEO-TEXTILE AND ELECTROKINETIC TREATMENT

Kostia, S., Tuomi, J. & Romantschuk, M., 2012, Linnaeus ECO-TECH 2012: The Eighth International Conference on the Establishment of Cooperation Between Companies and Institutions in the Nordic Countries, the Baltic Sea Region, and the World. Conference on Natural Sciences and Environmental Technologies for Waste and Wastewater Treatment, Remediation, Emissions Related to Climate, Environmental and Economic Effects. Kumar, E., Rosenlund, J., Kaczala, F. & Hogland, W. (eds.). Kalmar, Sweden, p. 574 - 582 9 p.

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Increasing lake water and sediment oxygen levels using slow release peroxide

Nykanen, A., Kontio, H., Klutas, O., Penttinen, O-P., Kostia, S., Mikola, J. & Romantschuk, M., 1 Jul 2012, In : Science of the Total Environment. 429, p. 317-324 8 p.

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IN SITU BIOREMEDIATION: TUNING IN THE LAB SAVES TIME AND MONEY AT APPLICATION SCALE

Romantschuk, M., Mäkelä, R., Simpanen, S. A., Malk, V. H., Talvenmäki, H., Sinkkonen, A. & Kauppi, S., 2012, Linnaeus Eco-Tech 2012: The Eighth International Conference on the Establishment of Cooperation Between Companies and Institutions in the Nordic Countries, the Baltic Sea Region, and the World. Conference on Natural Sciences and Environmental Technologies for Waste and Wastewater Treatment, Remediation, Emissions Related to Climate, Environmental and Economic Effects. Kumar, E., Rosenlund, J., Kaczala, F. & Hogland, W. (eds.). Kalmar, Sweden, p. 144-150 7 p.

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Lead (Pb) contamination alters richness and diversity of the fungal, but not the bacterial community in pine forest soil

Hui, N., Liu, X-X., Kurola, J., Mikola, J. & Romantschuk, M., 2012, In : Boreal Environment Research. 17, 1, p. 46-58 13 p.

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Molecular analysis of meso- and thermophilic microbiota associated with anaerobic biowaste degradation

Ritari, J., Koskinen, K., Hultman, J., Kurola, J. M., Kymäläinen, M., Romantschuk, M., Paulin, L. & Auvinen, P., 2012, In : BMC Microbiology. 12, 14 p., 121.

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Natural attenuation is enhanced in previously contaminated and coniferous forest soils

Kauppi, S., Romantschuk, M., Strömmer, R. & Sinkkonen, A., 2012, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 19, 1, p. 53-63 11 p.

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2011

Characterisation of source-separated household waste intended for composting

Sundberg, C., Franke-Whittle, I. H., Kauppi, S., Yu, D., Romantschuk, M., Insam, H. & Jönsson, H., 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 3, p. 2859-2867 9 p.

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EcM fungal community structure, but not diversity, altered in a Pb-contaminated shooting range in a boreal coniferous forest site in Southern Finland.

Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Niskanen, T., Liimatainen, K., Jones, K., Koivula, T., Romantschuk, M. & Strömmer, R., 2011, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 76, 1, p. 121-132 12 p.

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Evolution of clostridia and streptomycetes in full-scale composting facilities and pilot drums equipped with on-line temperature monitoring and aeration.

Rainisalo, A., Romantschuk, M. & Kontro, M., 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 17, p. 7975-7983 9 p.

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Functional mapping of harpin HrpZ of Pseudomonas syringae reveals the sites responsible for protein oligomerization, lipid interactions and plant defence induction

Haapalainen, M. L., Engelhardt, S., Kufner, I., Li, C. M., Nurnberger, T., Lee, J., Romantschuk, M. & Taira, S., 2011, In : Molecular Plant Pathology. 12, 2, p. 151-166 16 p.

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Suppressiveness of Finnish commercial compost against soil borne disease

Vestberg, M., Kukkonen, S., Rantala, S., Prochazka, P., Tuohimetsä, S., Setälä, H. M., Romantschuk, M., Kurola, J., Yu, D. & Parikka, P., 2011, In : Acta Horticulturae. 891, p. 59-66 8 p.

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