Martin Romantschuk, PhD - University of Helsinki - Professor

Martin Romantschuk

PhD

University of Helsinki

Professor

Lahti | Finland

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0473-3327

Martin Romantschuk, PhD - University of Helsinki - Professor

Martin Romantschuk

PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University of Helsinki - Lahti , Finland

Education

Oct 1982 - Sep 1987
University of Helsinki
PhD
Department of Genetics

Experience

Sep 2001
University of Helsinki
Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences

Publications

37Publications

431Reads

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195PubMed Central Citations

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

Environ Microbiol 2017 03 1;19(3):1281-1295. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, Lahti, 15140, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13660DOI Listing
March 2017
7 Reads
7 Citations
6.201 Impact Factor

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

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2016 Dec 27;23(24):25024-25038. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, 15140, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-7606-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5124059PMC
December 2016
28 Reads
2.830 Impact Factor

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

Front Plant Sci 2016 16;7:101. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Department of Microbiology, University of Silesia in Katowice Katowice, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4754770PMC
February 2016
17 Reads
3 Citations
3.640 Impact Factor

Changes in TcpA gene frequency explain 2,4,6-trichlorophenol degradation in mesocosms.

J Environ Sci Health B 2014 ;49(10):756-9

a University of Helsinki , Department of Environmental Sciences , Lahti , Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03601234.2014.929865DOI Listing
March 2015
17 Reads
1 Citation
1.202 Impact Factor

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

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2013 Mar 1;20(3):1737-45. Epub 2012 Jul 1.

Department of Environmental Sciences, Section of Environmental Ecology, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, 15140, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-012-1047-1DOI Listing
March 2013
13 Reads
2 Citations
2.830 Impact Factor

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

Waste Manag 2013 Jan 31;33(1):204-11. Epub 2012 Oct 31.

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Energy and Technology, P.O. Box 7032, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2012.09.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3520005PMC
January 2013
9 Reads
6 Citations
3.220 Impact Factor

Increasing lake water and sediment oxygen levels using slow release peroxide.

Sci Total Environ 2012 Jul 14;429:317-24. Epub 2012 May 14.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.04.044DOI Listing
July 2012
13 Reads
4.100 Impact Factor

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

BMC Microbiol 2012 Jun 22;12:121. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 4, 00790, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-12-121DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3408363PMC
June 2012
13 Reads
5 Citations
2.730 Impact Factor

Natural attenuation is enhanced in previously contaminated and coniferous forest soils.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2012 Jan 10;19(1):53-63. Epub 2011 Jun 10.

Department of Environmental Sciences, Section of Ecology, University of Helsinki, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-011-0528-yDOI Listing
January 2012
42 Reads
3 Citations
2.830 Impact Factor

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

Bioresour Technol 2011 Sep 12;102(17):7975-83. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

Helsinki University, Department of Environmental Sciences, Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2011.05.087DOI Listing
September 2011
4 Reads
1 Citation
4.494 Impact Factor

Wood ash for application in municipal biowaste composting.

Bioresour Technol 2011 Apr 24;102(8):5214-20. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73 C, FIN-15140 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2011.01.092DOI Listing
April 2011
8 Reads
1 Citation
4.494 Impact Factor

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

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2011 Apr 20;76(1):121-32. Epub 2011 Jan 20.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.01038.xDOI Listing
April 2011
11 Reads
4 Citations
3.570 Impact Factor

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

Mol Plant Pathol 2011 Feb 17;12(2):151-66. Epub 2010 Aug 17.

General Microbiology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1364-3703.2010.00655.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6640321PMC
February 2011
20 Reads
11 Citations

Characterisation of source-separated household waste intended for composting.

Bioresour Technol 2011 Feb 21;102(3):2859-67. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

Department of Energy and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2010.10.075DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3024507PMC
February 2011
6 Reads
4 Citations
4.494 Impact Factor

Effect of light Sphagnum peat on odour formation in the early stages of biowaste composting.

Waste Manag 2010 May 12;30(5):779-86. Epub 2010 Jan 12.

Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73 C, FIN-15140, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2009.12.014DOI Listing
May 2010
4 Reads
1 Citation
3.220 Impact Factor

Reduction of odorants in swine manure by carbohydrate and bacterial amendments.

J Environ Qual 2010 Mar-Apr;39(2):678-85. Epub 2010 Feb 19.

University of Helsinki, Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2008.0530DOI Listing
April 2010
4 Reads
2.652 Impact Factor

Bacterial diversity at different stages of the composting process.

BMC Microbiol 2010 Mar 29;10:94. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 4, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-10-94DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2907838PMC
March 2010
11 Reads
25 Citations
2.730 Impact Factor

Probe-based negative selection for underrepresented phylotypes in large environmental clone libraries.

J Microbiol Methods 2008 Dec 25;75(3):457-63. Epub 2008 Jul 25.

Institute of Biotechnology, Viikinkaari 4, University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2008.07.016DOI Listing
December 2008
5 Reads
1 Citation
2.030 Impact Factor

Atrazine and terbutryn degradation in deposits from groundwater environment within the boreal region in Lahti, Finland.

J Agric Food Chem 2008 Dec;56(24):11962-8

Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf802528aDOI Listing
December 2008
46 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Effects of differing temperature management on development of Actinobacteria populations during composting.

Res Microbiol 2007 Sep 9;158(7):617-24. Epub 2007 Jun 9.

Department of Microbiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7025, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2007.05.006DOI Listing
September 2007
8 Reads
12 Citations
2.705 Impact Factor

Removal by sorption and in situ biodegradation of oil spills limits damage to marine biota: a laboratory simulation.

Ambio 2007 Apr;36(2-3):173-9

Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1579/0044-7447(2007)36[173:rbsais]2.0.co;2DOI Listing
April 2007
61 Reads
1 Citation
2.290 Impact Factor

Type III secretion system-associated pilus of Pseudomonas syringae as an epitope display tool.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2007 Apr 15;269(1):104-9. Epub 2007 Jan 15.

Division of General Microbiology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2006.00612.xDOI Listing
April 2007
1 Read
1 Citation
2.121 Impact Factor

Transcript stabilization by mRNA sequences from hrpA of Pseudomonas syringae.

J Biotechnol 2007 Feb 21;128(2):258-67. Epub 2006 Oct 21.

Department of Biosciences, Division of General Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Viikki Biocenter, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2006.10.010DOI Listing
February 2007
5 Reads
1 Citation
2.871 Impact Factor

Electrokinetically enhanced bioremediation of creosote-contaminated soil: laboratory and field studies.

J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 2007 Feb;42(3):277-87

Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73. Lahti, FIN-15140, Finland.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/109345206011342
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10934520601134213DOI Listing
February 2007
5 Reads
1 Citation
1.164 Impact Factor

Nitrification in polluted soil fertilized with fast- and slow-releasing nitrogen: a case study at a refinery landfarming site.

Environ Pollut 2006 Sep 18;143(2):247-53. Epub 2006 Jan 18.

Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, P.O. Box 56, University of Helsinki, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2005.11.029DOI Listing
September 2006
8 Reads
1 Citation
4.143 Impact Factor

Activity, diversity and population size of ammonia-oxidising bacteria in oil-contaminated landfarming soil.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Sep;250(1):33-8

Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsle.2005.06.057DOI Listing
September 2005
7 Reads
12 Citations
2.121 Impact Factor

Application of cation-exchange membranes for characterisation and imaging ammonia-oxidising bacteria in soils.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2005 Aug;53(3):463-72

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Division of General Microbiology, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsec.2005.02.001DOI Listing
August 2005
6 Reads
3.570 Impact Factor

The type III-dependent Hrp pilus is required for productive interaction of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria with pepper host plants.

J Bacteriol 2005 Apr;187(7):2458-68

Martin-Luther-Universität, Institut für Genetik, Weinbergweg 10, D-06120 Halle (Saale), Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.187.7.2458-2468.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1065247PMC
April 2005
11 Reads
24 Citations
2.810 Impact Factor

Harpin of Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola harbors a protein binding site.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2005 Jan;18(1):60-6

General Microbiology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-18-0060DOI Listing
January 2005
5 Reads
4 Citations
3.944 Impact Factor

Mobilisation of bacteria in soils by electro-osmosis.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2004 Jul;49(1):51-7

Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 56, Viikinkaari 9, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.

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https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article-lookup/doi/10.1016/j
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsec.2004.01.016DOI Listing
July 2004
5 Reads
1 Citation
3.570 Impact Factor

The bacterial type III secretion system-associated pilin HrpA has an unusually long mRNA half-life.

FEBS Lett 2004 Jul;571(1-3):217-20

Division of General Microbiology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Viikki Biocenter, P.O. Box 56, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.febslet.2004.06.072DOI Listing
July 2004
2 Reads
1 Citation
3.170 Impact Factor

Pyrene degradation in forest humus microcosms with or without pine and its mycorrhizal fungus.

J Environ Qual 2004 Jan-Feb;33(1):45-53

Department of Biosciences, Division of General Microbiology, P.O. Box 56 (Viikinkaari 9), FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2004.4500DOI Listing
May 2004
1 Read
2 Citations
2.652 Impact Factor

Toxicity and bioavailability to bacteria of particle-associated arsenite and mercury.

Chemosphere 2003 Jan;50(3):409-13

Department of Biosciences, Division of General Microbiology, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 56, FIN-00014, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0045-6535(02)00505-2DOI Listing
January 2003
3 Reads
3 Citations
3.340 Impact Factor

Localization of hrpA-induced Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 in infected tomato leaves.

Mol Plant Pathol 2002 Nov;3(6):451-60

Biocentre Helsinki, Department of Biosciences, Division of General Microbiology, PO Box 56, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1364-3703.2002.00139.xDOI Listing
November 2002
8 Reads
16 Citations

The Hrp pilus of Pseudomonas syringae elongates from its tip and acts as a conduit for translocation of the effector protein HrpZ.

EMBO J 2002 Apr;21(8):1909-15

Department of Biosciences, Division of General Microbiology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 56, FI-00014, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/emboj/21.8.1909DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC125372PMC
April 2002
4 Reads
20 Citations
10.434 Impact Factor

A putative three-dimensional targeting motif of polygalacturonase (PehA), a protein secreted through the type II (GSP) pathway in Erwinia carotovora.

Mol Microbiol 2002 Feb;43(3):585-96

Department of Biosciences, Division of Genetics, Viikki Biocenter, University of Helsinki, PO Box 56, FIN-00014 Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2958.2002.02793.xDOI Listing
February 2002
10 Reads
10 Citations
4.420 Impact Factor

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