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  • 7294 Citations
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  • 135 Article
  • 26 Chapter
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Mechanisms of Arsenic Sequestration by Prosopis juliflora during the Phytostabilization of Metalliferous Mine Tailings

Hammond, C. M., Root, R. A., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Feb 6 2018 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 3, p. 1156-1164 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Arsenic
tailings
arsenic
X ray absorption spectroscopy

Phytoremediation Reduces Dust Emissions from Metal(loid)-Contaminated Mine Tailings

Gil-Loaiza, J., Field, J. P., White, S. A., Csavina, J., Felix, O., Betterton, E. A., Sáez, A. E. & Maier, R. M. May 15 2018 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 10, p. 5851-5858 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
Dust
dust

Trace element mobilization during incipient bioweathering of four rock types

Burghelea, C. I., Dontsova, K., Zaharescu, D. G., Maier, R. M., Huxman, T., Amistadi, M. K., Hunt, E. & Chorover, J. Aug 1 2018 In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 234, p. 98-114 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mobilization
trace element
denudation
rock
Neutron activation analysis
1 Citations
community dynamics
Tailings
semiarid region
tailings
microbial community
2017
1 Citations

Bacterial Rhizoplane Colonization Patterns of Buchloe dactyloides Growing in Metalliferous Mine Tailings Reflect Plant Status and Biogeochemical Conditions

Honeker, L. K., Neilson, J. W., Root, R. A., Gil-Loaiza, J., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Microbial Ecology. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bouteloua dactyloides
rhizoplane
tailings
colonization
bacterial colonization
3 Citations

Ecosystem Composition Controls the Fate of Rare Earth Elements during Incipient Soil Genesis

Zaharescu, D. G., Burghelea, C. I., Dontsova, K., Presler, J. K., Maier, R. M., Huxman, T., Domanik, K. J., Hunt, E. A., Amistadi, M. K., Gaddis, E. E., Palacios-Menendez, M. A., Vaquera-Ibarra, M. O. & Chorover, J. Feb 23 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 43208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

denudation
rare earth element
ecosystem
mobilization
weathering
3 Citations

Evolution of Aggregate Structure in Solutions of Anionic Monorhamnolipids: Experimental and Computational Results

Eismin, R. J., Munusamy, E., Kegel, L. L., Hogan, D. E., Maier, R. M., Schwartz, S. D. & Pemberton, J. E. Aug 1 2017 In : Langmuir. 33, 30, p. 7412-7424 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micelles
micelles
monomers
Monomers
Agglomeration

Plants from the abandoned Nacozari mine tailings: Evaluation of their phytostabilization potential

Santos, A. E., Cruz-Ortega, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Romero, F. M., Sanchez-Escalante, J. J., Maier, R. M., Neilson, J. W., Alcaraz, L. D. & Freaner, F. E. M. 2017 In : PeerJ. 2017, 5, 3280

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abandoned mines
Tailings
phytoremediation
Paramphistomatidae
Prosopis
1 Citations

Rhamnolipid biosurfactant complexation of rare earth elements

Hogan, D. E., Curry, J. E., Pemberton, J. E. & Maier, R. M. 2017 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 340, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare earth elements
Complexation
complexation
rare earth element
Metals
5 Citations

Significant impacts of increasing aridity on the arid soil microbiome

Neilson, J. W., Califf, K., Cardona, C., Copeland, A., Van Treuren, W., Josephson, K. L., Knight, R., Gilbert, J. A., Quade, J., Caporaso, J. G. & Maier, R. M. May 1 2017 In : mSystems. 2, 3, e00195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid soils
Microbiota
dry environmental conditions
aridity
Soil
7 Citations

Synthesis and Characterization of Four Diastereomers of Monorhamnolipids

Palos Pacheco, R., Eismin, R. J., Coss, C. S., Wang, H., Maier, R. M., Polt, R. & Pemberton, J. E. Apr 12 2017 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 14, p. 5125-5132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical micelle concentration
Micelles
Surface Tension
Biodegradability
Glycolipids
Environmental Health
Social Justice
Interviews
Education
Health
2016
137 Citations

Innate immunity and asthma risk in amish and hutterite farm children

Stein, M. M., Hrusch, C. L., Gozdz, J., Igartua, C., Pivniouk, V., Murray, S. E., Ledford, J. G., Dos Santos, M. M., Anderson, R. L., Metwali, N., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Gilbert, J. A., Holbreich, M., Thorne, P. S., Martinez, F. D., Von Mutius, E., Vercelli, D., Ober, C. & Sperling, A. I. Aug 4 2016 In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 5, p. 411-421 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amish
Innate Immunity
Asthma
Dust
Agriculture
16 Citations

Phytostabilization of mine tailings using compost-assisted direct planting: Translating greenhouse results to the field

Gil-Loaiza, J., White, S. A., Root, R. A., Solís-Dominguez, F. A., Hammond, C. M., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. 2016 In : Science of the Total Environment. 565, p. 451-461 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouses
Tailings
tailings
compost
Metals
1 Citations
Plant Roots
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Fluorescence
Metals
X-Rays
1 Citations

Soil lysimeter excavation for coupled hydrological, geochemical, and microbiological investigations

Sengupta, A., Wang, Y., Meira Neto, A. A., Matos, K. A., Dontsova, K., Root, R., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Chorover, J. & Troch, P. A. Sep 11 2016 In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 115, e54536

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lysimeters
Excavation
Soil
Soils
Climate Change
2015
10 Citations
Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
compost
composts
5 Citations

Assessing Fungal Community Structure from Mineral Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns Using Multiplexed 454 Pyrosequencing

Vaughan, M. J., Nelson, W., Soderlund, C., Maier, R. M. & Pryor, B. M. Jul 28 2015 In : Microbial Ecology. 70, 1, p. 175-187 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
fungal communities
cavern
wall rock
community structure
28 Citations

Bacterial microbiota of the upper respiratory tract and childhood asthma

Depner, M., Ege, M. J., Cox, M. J., Dwyer, S., Walker, A. W., Birzele, L. T., Genuneit, J., Horak, E., Braun-Fahrländer, C., Danielewicz, H., Maier, R. M., Moffatt, M. F., Cookson, W. O., Heederik, D., von Mutius, E. & Legatzki, A. Nov 27 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Moraxella
Respiratory System
Asthma
Nose
7 Citations

Mineral nutrient mobilization by plants from rock: influence of rock type and arbuscular mycorrhiza

Burghelea, C., Zaharescu, D. G., Dontsova, K., Maier, R., Huxman, T. & Chorover, J. Apr 4 2015 In : Biogeochemistry. 124, 1-3, p. 187-203 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arbuscular mycorrhiza
Nutrients
Minerals
rhyolite
mobilization
1 Citations
biosurfactants
cosmetics
Cosmetics
markets
rhamnolipids
7 Citations

The NIEHS superfund research program: 25 years of translational research for public health

Landrigan, P. J., Wright, R. O., Cordero, J. F., Eaton, D. L., Goldstein, B. D., Hennig, B., Maier, R. M., Ozonoff, D. M., Smith, M. T. & Tukey, R. H. Oct 1 2015 In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 123, 10, p. 909-918 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.)
Translational Medical Research
Public Health
Environmental Health
Organized Financing
19 Citations

Toxic metal(loid) speciation during weathering of iron sulfide mine tailings under semi-arid climate

Root, R. A., Hayes, S. M., Hammond, C. M., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Nov 1 2015 In : Applied Geochemistry. 62, p. 131-149 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

iron sulfide
Poisons
Tailings
Sulfides
Weathering
2014
9 Citations
Chain length
Fatty acids
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Fatty Acids
Glucose
22 Citations
Structural dynamics
mesocosm
Tailings
tailings
microbial community
14 Citations

Environmental research translation: Enhancing interactions with communities at contaminated sites

Ramirez-Andreotta, M. D., Brusseau, M. L., Artiola, J. F., Maier, R. M. & Gandolfi, A. J. Nov 1 2014 In : Science of the Total Environment. 497, p. 651-664 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental research
Communication
Decision making
Research
decision making
37 Citations

Making a living while starving in the dark: Metagenomic insights into the energy dynamics of a carbonate cave

Ortiz, M., Legatzki, A., Neilson, J. W., Fryslie, B., Nelson, W. M., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M. & Maier, R. M. Feb 26 2014 In : ISME Journal. 8, 2, p. 478-491 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metagenomics
Carbonates
Metagenome
caves
speleothem
4 Citations

Socially responsible mining: The relationship between mining and poverty, human health and the environment

Maier, R. M., Díaz-Barriga, F., Field, J. A., Hopkins, J., Klein, B. & Poulton, M. M. 2014 In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 29, 1-2, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Health
poverty
health
Industry
24 Citations

Surficial weathering of iron sulfide mine tailings under semi-arid climate

Hayes, S. M., Root, R. A., Perdrial, N., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Sep 15 2014 In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 141, p. 240-257 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

iron sulfide
Tailings
Sulfides
Weathering
tailings
2013
37 Citations
Greenhouses
Vegetables
Arsenic
vegetable
arsenic
36 Citations

Analysis of artifacts suggests DGGE should not be used for quantitative diversity analysis

Neilson, J. W., Jordan, F. L. & Maier, R. M. Mar 2013 In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 92, 3, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Betaproteobacteria
Alphaproteobacteria
4 Citations
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Gels
Software
25 Citations
home garden
Vegetables
Arsenic
vegetable
arsenic
21 Citations

Phytotechnologies - Preventing Exposures, Improving Public Health

Henry, H. F., Burken, J. G., Maier, R. M., Newman, L. A., Rock, S., Schnoor, J. L. & Suk, W. A. Oct 2013 In : International Journal of Phytoremediation. 15, 9, p. 889-899 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
public health
toxic substances
Hazardous Substances
burden of disease
1 Citations

Procesos erosivos en jales de la presa i de nacozari de garcía, sonora y su efecto en la dispersión de contaminantes

de la O-Villanueva, M., Meza-Figueroa, D., Maier, R. M., Moreno, D., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Del Río-Salas, R., Mendívil, H. & Montijo, A. 2013 In : Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana. 65, 1, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tailings
dam
pollutant
water erosion
particle size
30 Citations

Profiling Bacterial Diversity and Taxonomic Composition on Speleothem Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns, AZ

Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Byrne, A., Yu, Y., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. 2013 In : Microbial Ecology. 65, 2, p. 371-383 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
cavern
caves
Actinobacteria
cave
2012
9 Citations

Factors Influencing Observed Variations in the Structure of Bacterial Communities On Calcite Formations in Kartchner Caverns, AZ, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Casavant, R. R., Palmer, M. W., Rasmussen, C., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2012 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 29, 5, p. 422-434 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Structures
Caves
Calcium Carbonate
cavern
Organic carbon
21 Citations

Geochemical weathering increases lead bioaccessibility in semi-arid mine tailings

Hayes, S. M., Webb, S. M., Bargar, J. R., O'Day, P. A., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Jun 5 2012 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 11, p. 5834-5841 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Weathering
tailings
weathering
Bearings (structural)
64 Citations

Life at the hyperarid margin: Novel bacterial diversity in arid soils of the Atacama Desert, Chile

Neilson, J. W., Quade, J., Ortiz, M., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Tian, F., LaComb, M., Betancourt, J. L., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A. & Maier, R. M. May 2012 In : Extremophiles. 16, 3, p. 553-566 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chile
Ecosystem
Soil
Acidobacteria
Chloroflexi
6 Citations
Lewis Acids
Bismuth
Indium
bismuth
Glycosylation
31 Citations

Response of key soil parameters during compost-assisted phytostabilization in extremely acidic tailings: Effect of plant species

Solís-Dominguez, F. A., White, S. A., Hutter, T. B., Amistadi, M. K., Root, R. A., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Jan 17 2012 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 2, p. 1019-1027 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
tailings
compost
Soils
soil
2011
15 Citations

Bacterial and archaeal community structure of two adjacent calcite speleothems in Kartchner Caverns, Arizona, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Dominguez, S., Andersen, G. L., Toomey, R. S., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Feb 2011 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 28, 2, p. 99-117 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caves
speleothem
Calcium Carbonate
cavern
community structure
10 Citations

Changes in zinc speciation with mine tailings acidification in a semiarid weathering environment

Hayes, S. M., O'Day, P. A., Webb, S. M., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Sep 1 2011 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 17, p. 7166-7172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidification
Tailings
Weathering
tailings
acidification
45 Citations

Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant biomass and the rhizosphere microbial community structure of mesquite grown in acidic lead/zinc mine tailings

Solís-Domínguez, F. A., Valentín-Vargas, A., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Feb 15 2011 In : Science of the Total Environment. 409, 6, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc mines
Lead mines
Tailings
Fungi
tailings
22 Citations

Fungal communities on speleothem surfaces in Kartchner caverns, Arizona, USA

Vaughan, M. J., Maier, R. M. & Pryor, B. M. 2011 In : International Journal of Speleology. 40, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
cavern
cave
electrokinesis
gel
6 Citations

Proteomics analyses of the opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia vietnamiensis using protein fractionations and mass spectrometry

Wickramasekara, S., Neilson, J., Patel, N., Breci, L., Hilderbrand, A., Maier, R. M. & Wysocki, V. 2011 In : Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2011, 701928

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia
Pathogens
Fractionation
Proteomics
Mass spectrometry
2010
44 Citations

Bacillus pumilus ES4: Candidate plant growth-promoting bacterium to enhance establishment of plants in mine tailings

de-Bashan, L. E., Hernandez, J. P., Bashan, Y. & Maier, R. M. Dec 2010 In : Environmental and Experimental Botany. 69, 3, p. 343-352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus pumilus
plant establishment
bacterial communities
tailings
inoculation
11 Citations

Cadmium effects on transcriptional expression of rhlB/rhlC genes and congener distribution of monorhamnolipid and dirhamnolipid in Pseudomonas aeruginosa IGB83

Neilson, J. W., Zhang, L., Veres-Schalnat, T. A., Chandler, K. B., Neilson, C. H., Crispin, J. D., Pemberton, J. E. & Maier, R. M. Oct 2010 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 88, 4, p. 953-963 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Genes
Growth
Heavy Metals
38 Citations

Environmental determinants of and impact on childhood asthma by the bacterial community in household dust

Maier, R. M., Palmer, M. W., Andersen, G. L., Halonen, M. J., Josephson, K. C., Maier, R. S., Martinez, F. D., Neilson, J. W., Stern, D. A., Vercelli, D. & Wright, A. L. Apr 2010 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 8, p. 2663-2667 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asthma
Dust
bacterial communities
childhood
dust
11 Citations

Evaporative deposition patterns of bacteria from a sessile drop: Effect of changes in surface wettability due to exposure to a laboratory atmosphere

Baughman, K. F., Maier, R. M., Norris, T. A., Beam, B. M., Mudalige, A., Pemberton, J. E. & Curry, J. E. May 18 2010 In : Langmuir. 26, 10, p. 7293-7298 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wettability
bacteria
Wetting
Bacteria
Deposits