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  • Niemenkatu 73

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1988 …2020
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2008

DICHLOBENIL AND BAM DEGRADING MICROBES ISOLATED FROM SUBSURFACE DEPOSITS AND SOIL SURFACE IN FINLAND

Pukkila, V., Gustafsson, J. & Kontro, M. H., 2008, THEME E - REMEDIATION CONCEPTS & TECHNOLOGIES, VOLS 1-3. p. 220-220 1 p.

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2007

Diversity of pesticide degrading microbes isolated from groundwater deposits and soil in Finland

Liu, X., Pukkila, V. M. & Kontro, M., 2007, Unknown host publication.

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2005

Molecular analysis of microbial communities in northern terrestial systems

Vasara, R. E., Lipponen, M. T. T., Servomaa, K., Kontro, M., Nykänen, H. K. & Martikainen, P. J., 2005, Unknown host publication.

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2001

Effects of medium nutrients and pH on growth of Streptomyces spp. isolated from buildings.

Lignell, U., Suutari, M. & Nevalainen, A., 2001, Indoor Air Seminar.

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2000

Detection of Streptomycetes in building materials by PCR-method

Rintala, H., Rönkä, E., Nevalainen, A. & Suutari, M., 2000, Indoor Air Seminar 2000. Säteri, J. & Hakala, H. (eds.). p. 273-276 4 p.

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Development of molecular methods for the detection of microbes in water damaged buildings

Rintala, H., Nevalainen, A. & Suutari, M., 2000, Healty Buildings 2000: Exposure, Human responses and Building Investigations. Jyväskylä, Vol. 1. p. 331-334 4 p.

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Growth of Penicillium spinulosum and Streptomyces californicus on plasterboard.

Murtoniemi, T., Nevalainen, A., Toivola, M., Hirvonen, M-R., Komulainen, H. & Suutari, M., 2000, Healty Buildings 2000: Exposure, Human responses and Building Investigations . Jyväskylä, Vol. 1. p. 307-311 5 p.

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1999

Detection of Streptomyces spp. in moldy buildings.

Rintala, H., Rönkä, E., Nevalainen, A. & Suutari, M., 1999, 4th Finnish Conference of Environmental Sciences. . Kuusisto, S., Isoaho, S. & Puhakka, J. (eds.). p. 90-92 3 p.

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Effect of pH level in the growth medium on the ability of Streptomyces anulatus to induce production of inflammatory mediators and cytotoxicity in raw264.7 macrophages

Hirvonen, M-R., Ruotsalainen, M., Suutari, M. & Nevalainen, A., 1999, Indoor Air 99, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Edinburgh, Vol. 4. p. 1112-1113 2 p.

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Moldy building actinomycetes growth pH effects on the induction of biological responses in animal cells

Hirvonen, M-R., Ruotsalainen, M., Suutari, M. & Nevalainen, A., 1999, Indoor Air Seminar. Säteri, J. & Hakala, H. (eds.). Sisäilmayhdistys ry, Laboratory of LVI-technology, Helsinki University of Technology, p. 215-218

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Nitrifying bacteria and nitrification in drinking water pipelines.

Lipponen, M. T. T., Martikainen, P. J., Regina, K., Kangasjärvi, J., Tuomainen, J., Servomaa, K., Vasara, R. & Suutari, M. H., 1999, Proceedings of the Fourth Finnish Conference of Environmental Sciences, Tampere, 21-22.5.1999. Kuusisto, S., Isoaho, S. & Puhakka, J. (eds.). Tampere: Tampere University of Technology, p. 78-79 2 p.

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Nutrient and pH demands of ten mouldy building Streptomyces spp. for growth and sporulation.

Suutari, M., Lignell, U., Hyvärinen, A., Hirvonen, M-R. & Nevalainen, A., 1999, Indoor Air 99, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Edinburgh, Vol. 2. p. 536-540 5 p.

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1998

Growth conditions of Streptomyces anulatus regulate induced inflammatory responses and cytotoxicity in macrophages.

Hirvonen, M-R., Suutari, M., Lignell, U., Ruotsalainen, M. & Nevalainen, A., 1998, Bioaerosols, Fungi and Mycotoxins: Effects, Assessment, Prevention, and Control.: 3rd International Conference on Fungi, Mycotoxins and Bioaerosols: Health Effects, Assessment, Prevention, and Control. September 23-25, 1998. Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S.A. Johanning, E. (ed.). New York: Eastern New York Occupational and Environmental Health Center, p. 66-69 4 p.

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TCDD-induced changes in liver phospholipids and cholesterol of Long-Evans rats.

Suutari, M., Unkila, M., Kärkkäinen, M. & Tuomisto, J., 1998, 18th Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants. Stockholm: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Vol. 37. p. 203-206 4 p.

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1997

Effect of nutrients and pH on growth of environmental Streptomyces spp.

Suutari, M., Lignell, U., Hyvärinen, A. & Nevalainen, A., 1997, International Symposium Environmental Biotechnolgy. Verachtert, H. & Verstraete, W. (eds.). Technological Institute, Belgium, Vol. 3. p. 16-19 4 p.

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Effect of organic horizon removal on the microbial community in mineral soil of a boral pine forest, Finland.

Korhonen, L., Suutari, M., Saari, A., Heiskanen, J. & Martikainen, P., 1997, Finnish Conference of Environmental Sciences. Jyväskylä, p. 166-169 4 p.

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Effects of organic compounds in distributed drinkable tap water on microbial growth in pipeline sediments as determined by phospholipid fatty acid analysis

Suutari, M., Miettinen, I., Korhonen, L., Vartiainen, T. & Martikainen, P., 1997, 7th Nordic Symposium on Organic Pollutants. Vartiainen, T. & Komulainen, H. (eds.). Kuopio, p. 100-103 4 p.

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Nutrient and pH-demands of Streptomyces spp. isolated from buildings.

Lignell, U., Suutari, M., Hyvärinen, A. & Nevalainen, A., 1997, Indoor Air Seminar . Ruotsalainen, R. & Säteri, J. (eds.). Sisäilmayhdistys ry, Laboratory of LVI-technology, Helsinki University of Technology, p. 167-169 3 p.

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Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analysis as a tool to describe microbial community structure in drinking water distribution networks.

Suutari, M., Suojanen, P., Korhonen, L., Vartiainen, T. & Martikainen, P., 1997, International Symposium Environmental Biotechnology. Verachtert, H. & Verstraete, W. (eds.). Vol. 3. p. 20-23 4 p.

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1989

Modelling of temperature induced expression of a foreign protein in E. coli.

Reinikainen, P., Sevella, B., Suutari, M. & Rajkai, G., 1989, The Second Finnish-Hungarian Round-Table on Biotechnology. p. 1-10 10 p.

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