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Law GTW, Geissler A, Lloyd JR, Livens, FR, Boothman, C, Begg, JDC, Denecke, MA, Rothe, J., Dardenne, K., Burke, IT, CHarnock, JM and Morris, K (2010) Geomicrobiological Redox Cycling of the Transuranic Element Neptunium. Environmental Science and Technology 44 8924-8929
Handley-Sidhu S, Keith-Roach MJ, Lloyd JR and Vaughan, DJ. (2010) A review of the environmental corrosion, fate and bioavailability of munitions grade depleted uranium. Science of the Total Environment 408   5690-5700  
Handley KM, Boothman C, Mills RA, Pancost, R.D., Lloyd J.R. (2010) Functional diversity of bacteria in a ferruginous hydrothermal sediment ISME JOURNAL 4 1193-1205   
Wilkins, M.J., Livens, F.R., Vaughan, D.J., Beadle, I., Small, J.S. and Lloyd, J.R. (2010) Fe(III) Reduction in the Subsurface at a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site. Geomicrobiology Journal 27 231-239
Muller, M., K. M. Handley,  J. Lloyd, R. D. Pancost and R. A. Mills (2010) Biogeochemical controls on microbial diversity in seafloor sulphidic sediments. Geobiology 8 309–326 DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00242.x
Macaskie, L.E.,  I.P. Mikheenko, P. Yong, K. Deplanche, A.J. Murray, M. Paterson-Beedle, V.S. Coker, C.I. Pearce, R. Cutting, R.A.D. Pattrick, D. Vaughan, G. van der Laan, J.R. Lloyd (2010) Today's wastes, tomorrow's materials for environmental protection. Hydrometallurgy 104 483–487
Geissler, A., Selenska-Pobell, S, Morris, K, Burke, I.T., Livens, F.R. & Lloyd, J.R. (2010) The microbial ecology of land and water contaminated with radioactive waste; towards the development of bioremediation options for the nuclear industry. In Batty, L.C., Hallberg, K., Jarvis, A.P. (Eds) The Ecology of Industrial Pollution: restoration, remediation and preservation. Cambridge University Press, UK pp 226-241
Wang, H. Hollywood, K, Jarvis, K.M., Lloyd, J.R. and Goodacre, R. (2010) Phenotypic characterization of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 under aerobic and anaerobic growth conditions by using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and high-performance liquid chromatography analyses. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76 6266–6276
Burke, I. T., Francis R. Livens, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Andrew Brown, Gareth T. W. Law, Joyce M. McBeth, Beverley Ellis, Richard S. Lawson, and Katherine Morris (2010) The Fate of Technetium in Reduced Estuarine Sediments: Combining Direct and Indirect Analyses. Applied Geochemistry 25 233-241
Coker, V.S., Bennett, J.A., Telling, N.D., Henkel, T., Charnock, J.M., van der Laan, G., Pattrick, R.A.D., Pearce, C.I., Cutting, R.S., Shannon, I.J., Wood, J., Arenholz, E., Lyon, I.C. & Lloyd, J.R. 2010. Microbial engineering of nano-heterostructures; biological synthesis of a magnetically-recoverable palladium nanocatalyst, ACS Nano, 4, 2577–2584
R.S., Coker, V.S., Telling, N.D., Kimber, R.L., Pearce, C.I., Ellis, B.L., Lawson, R.S., van der Laan, G., Pattrick, R.A.D., Vaughan, D.J., Arenholz, E. & Lloyd, J.R. 2010. Optimizing Cr(VI) and Tc(VII) remediation through nanoscale biomineral engineering. Environmental Science & Technology, 44, 2577-2584.
, A., N.J. Knab, K. Knittel, G. Kaur, A. Geissler, S.P. Kelly, H. Fossing, C.S. Boot, R.J. Parkes, R.A. Mills, A. Boetius, J.R. Lloyd and R.D. Pancost (2010),  Biomarker indicators for anaerobic oxidizers of methane in brackish-marine sediments with diffusive methane fluxes.  Organic Geochemistry 41 414-426 doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2009.09.009
, C. I., Henderson, C.M.B, Telling, N.D., Pattrick, R.A.D., Charnock, J.M., Coker, V.S., Arenholz, E., Tuna, F. & van der Laan, G. 2010. Fe site occupancy in magnetite-ulvospinel solid solutions: A new approach using X-ray magnetic circular dichroism. American Mineralogist, 95, 425-439
Wang, H., N. Law, G. Pearson, B. E. Dongen, R. M. Jarvis, R. Goodacre, and J. R. Lloyd. 2010. Impact of silver(I) on the metabolism of Shewanella oneidensis. Journal of Bacteriology. 192 (4): 1143-1150
Hery, M., Van Dongen, B.E., Gill, F.,  Mondal, D., Vaughan, D.J., Pancost, R.D., Polya, D.A. and Lloyd, J.R. (2010) Arsenic release and attenuation in low organic carbon aquifer sediments from West Bengal. Geobiology 8, 155–168  DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00233.x
Gupta, S.  Prakash, R.   Prakash, N.T., Pearce, C.;  Pattrick, R.  Hery, M., Lloyd, J. (2010) Selenium Mobilization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (SNT-SG1) Isolated from Seleniferous Soils from India.  Geomicrobiology Journal 27 1  35 – 42  DOI; 10.1080/01490450903232173
Law, G.T.W. Geissler, A, Boothman, C., Burke, I.T., Livens, F.R., Lloyd, J.R., Morris, K. (2010). Role of nitrate in conditioning aquifer sediments for technetium bioreduction Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 150–155 DOI 10.1021/es9010866
Lear, G., McBeth, J.M., Boothman, C., Gunning, D., Ellis, B.L., Lawson, R.S., Morris, K., Burke, I.T., Bryan, N.D., Brown, A.P., Livens, F.R. & Lloyd, J.R. (2010). Probing the Biogeochemical Behavior of Technetium Using a Novel Nuclear Imaging Approach. Environmental Science and Technology 44 156–162  doi 10.1021/es802885r


Stephanie Handley-Sidhu, Paul J. Worsfold, Francis R. Livens, David J. Vaughan, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Christopher Boothman, Mustafa Sajih, Rebeca Alvarez and Miranda J. Keith-Roach (2009) Biogeochemical Controls on the Corrosion of Depleted Uranium Alloy in Subsurface Soils. Environ. Sci and Technology DOI: 10.1021/es901276e 43 6177–6182
Sharon B. Velásquez-Orta, Ian M. Head, Thomas P. Curtis, Keith Scott, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Harald von Canstein (2009) The effect of flavin electron shuttles in microbial fuel cells current production. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 85 1373-1381 DOI 10.1007/s00253-009-2172-8
Reyes, C., Lloyd, J.R. and Saltikov, C.W. (2009) Geomicrobiology of Iron and Arsenic In Anoxic Sediments; Biogeochemical Processes That Release Arsenic.  In “Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater: Mechanism, Analysis, and Remediation” Editor S. Ahuja  Wiley InterScience pp 123-146 10.1002/9780470371046
Prakash, N.T., Neetu Sharma, Ranjana Prakash, Kuldeep K.Raina, Jonathan Fellowes, Carolyn I Pearce, Jonathan R. Lloyd, Richard A.D. Pattrick (2009) Aerobic microbial manufacture of nanoscale selenium: exploiting nature’s bio-nanomineralization potential.   Biotechnology Letters 31 12 1857-1862  DOI 10.1007/s10529-009-0096-0
C. I. Pearce, J. R. Lloyd and J. T. Guthrie (2009) Bio-bleaching of dyed cotton fabric using a bacterial catalyst. Textile Research Journal80 63–76 DOI: 10.1177/0040517509102942
Pearce, C.I., Pattrick, R.A.D.,  Law, N., Charnock, J.M., Coker, V.S., Fellowes, J.W., Oremland, R.S. and Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Investigating different mechanisms for biogenic selenite transformations: Geobacter sulfurreducens, Shewanella oneidensis and Veillonella atypical. Environmental Technology  30 1313–1326
Telling, N.D., V. S. Coker, R. S. Cutting, G. van der Laan, C. I. Pearce, R. A. D. Pattrick, E. Arenholz, and J. R. Lloyd (2009) Remediation of Cr(VI) by biogenic magnetic nanoparticles: an x-ray magnetic circular dichroism study. Applied Physics Letters 95, 163701
Coker, V.S., Telling, N.D., van der Laan, G., Pattrick, RADP, Pearce, C.I., Arenholz, E., Tuna, F., Winpenny, R., Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Harnessing microbial subsurface metal reduction activities to synthesise nanoscale cobalt ferrite with enhanced magnetic properties.  ACS Nano 3, 1922-1928 DOI: 10.1021/nn900293d
Belzano, S., Statham, P.J., Pancost, R.D. and Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Role of microbial populations in the release of reduced iron to the water column from marine aggregates. Aquatic Microbial Ecology  54 291-303
Cutting R.S., Coker V.S., Fellowes J.W., Lloyd J.R. and Vaughan D.J. (2009) Mineralogical and morphological constraints on Fe(III) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73 4004-4022
Rowland, H.A.L., Boothman, C., Pancost, R.., Gault, A.G., Polya, D.A. and Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Microbiological transformations of petroleum and metals leading to arsenic release from West Bengal aquifer sediments.  Journal of Environmental Quality 38 1598-1607  
Macaskie, L.E., I.P.Mikheenko, P.Yong, K.Deplanche, A.J.Murray, M.Paterson-Beedle, V.S. Coker, C.I.Pearce, R.A.D. Pattrick, D.Vaughan, G. Van der Laan and J.R.Lloyd (2009) Today’s Wastes, Tomorrow’s Materials for Environmental Protection. Advanced Materials Research 71-73  541-548
Handley, K.M., Hery, M. and Lloyd, J.R (2009) Redox cycling of arsenic by the hydrothermal marine bacterium Marinobacter santoriniensis.  Environmental Microbiology 11 1601-1611
Renshaw, J.C., Law, N., Geissler, A.G., Livens, F.R. and Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Impact of the Fe(III)-reducing bacteria Geobacter sulfurreducens and Shewanella oneidensis on the speciation of plutonium. Biogeochemistry. 94 191-196 DOI  10.1007/s10533-009-9318-8
Handley, K.M., Hery, M. and Lloyd, J.R. (2009) Marinobacter santoriniensissp. nov., a novel arsenate-respiring and arsenite-oxidizing bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sediment.   International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 59(Pt 4): 886-92
Handley-Sidhu, S., Worsfold, P.J.,  Boothman, C., Lloyd, J.R., Alvarez, R.,  Livens, F.R., Vaughan, D.J. and Keith-Roach, M. (2009) Corrosion and fate of depleted uranium penetrators under progressively anaerobic conditions in estuarine sediment.  Environ. Sci and Technology 43 (2), 350-355 DOI: 10.1021/es8021842


Corkhill, C.L., Wincott, P.L., Lloyd, J.R. and Vaughan, D.J. (2008) The oxidative dissolution of arsenopyrite (FeAsS) and enargite (Cu3AsS4) by Leptospirillum ferrooxidans. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72 5616-5633
Law, N., Ansari, S., Livens, F.R., , Renshaw, J.C. and Lloyd, J.R. (2008) The formation of nano-scale elemental silver particles via enzymatic reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens Applied and Environmental Microbiology  74 7090-7093Jarvis, R.M., Law, N., Shadi, I., O'Brien, P., Lloyd, J.R. and Goodacre, R. (2008).  Surface-enhanced Raman scattering from intracellular and extracellular bacterial locations.  Anal. Chem. 80, 6741-6746 DOI: 10.1021/ac800838v
Héry, M., A.G. Gault, H.A. L. Rowland, Gavin Lear, D.A. Polya and JR. Lloyd (2008) Molecular and cultivation-dependent analysis of metal-reducing bacteria implicated in arsenic mobilisation in South East Asian aquifers. Applied Geochemistry 23  3215-3223 DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2008.07.003
Coker, V.S., Pearce, C.I., Pattrick, R.A.D.P., van der Laan, G., Telling, N., Charnock, J.M., Arenholz, E. and Lloyd, J.R. (2008) Probing the site occupancies of Co-, Ni-, and Mn-substituted biogenic magnetite using XAS and XMCD. American Mineralogist 93, 1119-1132
Lloyd, J.R., Pearce, C.I., Coker, V.S., Pattrick, R.A.D.P., van der Laan, G., Cutting, R., Vaughan, D.V., Paterson-Beedle, M., Mikheenko, I., P., Yong, P. and Macaskie, L.E. (2008) Biomineralization; linking the fossil record to the production of high value functional materials. Geobiology 6 285-297 DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00162.x
Morris, K., F.R. Livens, J.M. Charnock, I.T. Burke, J. M. McBeth, J. D. C. Begg, C. Boothman and J.R. Lloyd (2008) An X-ray absorption study of the fate of technetium in reduced and reoxidised sediments and mineral phases.  Applied Geochemistry. 23 603-617
Hand, V.L., J.R. Lloyd, D.J. Vaughan, M.J. Wilkins and S.J. Boult (2008) Experimental studies of the influence of grain size, oxygen availability and organic carbon availability on bioclogging in porous media.  Environ. Sci and Technology. 42 1485-1491
Coker, V.S., Bell, A.M.T., Pearce, C.I., Pattrick, R.A.D., van der Laan, G. Lloyd, J.R. (2008) Time-resolved synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction study of the formation of magnetite by the Fe(III)-reducing bacterium, Geobacter sulfurreducens. American Mineralogist 93 540-547
Pearce, C.I., V.S. Coker, J.M. Charnock, R.A.D. Pattrick, J. F. W. Mosselmans, N. Law, TJ. Beveridge and J.R. Lloyd (2008) Microbial manufacture of chalcogenide-based nanoparticles via the reduction  of selenite using Veillonella atypica: an in situ EXAFS study.  Nanotechnology 19 155603
von Canstein, H., Ogawa, J., Shimizu, S. and Lloyd, J.R. (2008) Secretion of flavins by Shewanella species and their role as extracellular redox mediators.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74 615-623


Coker, V.S., Pearce, C.I., Lang, C., van der Laan, G., Pattrick, R.A.D., Telling, N.D., Schüler, D., Lloyd, J.R. (2007) Cation site occupancy of biogenic magnetite compared to polygenic ferrite spinels determined by X-ray magnetic circular dichroism Eur. J. Mineral., 19, 707-716
Pearce, C.I., Guthrie, J.T. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007) Reduction of pigment dispersions by Shewanella strain J18 143.  Dyes and Pigments 76 694-703 Pederick, R.L., Gault, A.G. , Charnock, J.M., Polya, D.A.,  and Lloyd, J.R.  (2007) Probing the Biogeochemistry of Arsenic: Response of Two Contrasting Aquifer Sediments from Cambodia to Stimulation by Arsenate and Ferric Iron. Environmental Science & Health 42, 1763-1774
Rowland, H.A.L., R.L. Pederick, D.A. Polya, R.D. Pancost, B.E. van Dongen, A.G. Gault, D.J. Vaughan, C. Bryant, B. Anderson and J.R. Lloyd (2007) Organic matter as a critical control in arsenic contamination of drinking water from shallow aquifers. Geobiology 5 281-292
Wilkins, M.J., Livens, F.R., Vaughan, D.J., Beadle, I. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007) The Influence of Microbial Redox Cycling on Radionuclide Mobility in the Subsurface at a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Storage Site Geobiology 5 293-301
Lloyd, J.R., Beveridge, T.J., Morris, K., Polya,, D.A. and Vaughan, D.J. (2007). Techniques for studying microbial transformations of metals and radionuclides.  In Manual of Environmental Microbiology. Amercian Society for Microbiology.  Washington DC  1195-1213
Adams, L.K., J.M. Harrison, S. Langley, D. Fortin, J. R. Lloyd  (2007). Activity and Diversity of Fe(III)-Reducing Bacteria in a 3000 Year Old Acid Mine Drainage Site Analogue.  Geomicrobiology Journal 24 295-305
Wilkins, M.J., Wincott, P.L., Vaughan, D.J., Livens, F.R. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007) Growth of Geobacter sulfurreducens on poorly crystalline Fe(III) oxyhydroxide coatings: an integrated study combining light and electron microscopy with X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.  Geomicrobiology Journal 24  199-204
McBeth, J.M., Lear, G., Morris K., Burke,, I.T. Livens, F.R. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007). Technetium Reduction and Reoxidation in Aquifer Sediments. Geomicrobiology Journal  24 189-197
Patel, P.C. Goulhen, F., Boothman, C., Gault, A.G., Kalia, K. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007) Arsenate detoxification in a Pseudomonad hypertolerant to arsenic.  Archive for Microbiology 187 171-183
Morris, K., F.R. Livens, J. M. Charnock, I.T. Burke, J.M. McBeth, C. Boothman, J.R. Lloyd (2007) Microbially driven transformations of technetium. Nuclear Science 71-81
Renshaw, J.C., J.R. Lloyd and  F.R. Livens (2007) Microbial interactions with actinides and long-lived fission products.  Comptes Rendus Chimie 10 1067-1077
Bell, A.M.T., Coker, V.S., Pearce,C.I., Pattrick, R.A.D., van der Laan, G. and Lloyd, J.R. (2007) Time-resolved synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction study of biogenic nanomagnetite. Z. Kristallogr. Suppl. 26 423-428
Lear, G., Song, B., Gault, A.G., Polya, D.A. and J.R. Lloyd (2007) Molecular Analysis of Arsenate-Reducing Bacteria within Cambodian Sediments Following Amendment with Acetate. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 731041-1048
Adams, L.K., C. Boothman and J. R. Lloyd (2007) Identification and characterisation of a novel acidotolerant Fe(III)-reducing bacterium from a 3000 year old acidic rock drainage site.  FEMS  Microbiology Letters 268 151-157