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Dr. Christian Zipper

Dr. Christian Zipper

Dr. Christian Zipper

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Technology Assessment
Technoparkstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 47 50

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Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Kohler, H.P., K. Nickel and C. Zipper (2000). Effect of chirality on the microbial degradation and the environmental fate of chiral pollutants. In: Advances in Microbial Ecology, (Schink, B. ed.) Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ., NY. 16: 201-231.

Kohler, H.- P.E., K. Nickel, M. Bunk and Ch. Zipper (1999). Microbial transformation of the chiral pollutants Mecoprop and Dichlorprop. In: Novel Approaches for Bioremediation of Organic Pollution (Fass et al. ed), Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publ. New York.

Zipper, C., C. Bolliger, T. Fleischmann, M.J.F. Suter, W.Angst, M.D. Müller & H.P. Kohler (1999). Fate of the herbicides mecoprop, dichlorprop, and 2,4-D in aerobic and anaerobic sewage sludge as determined by laboratory batch studies and enantiomer-specific analysis. Biodegradation 10:271-278.

Zipper, C. (1998). Microbial Degradation and Environmental Fate of Chiral Phenoxyalkanoic Acid Herbicides. Diss. ETH No. 12543, PhD thesis.

Zipper, C., M.J.-F. Suter, S. B. Haderlein, M. Gruhl, and H.-P.E. Kohler (1998). Changes in the enantiomeric ratio of (R)- to (S)-mecoprop indicate in situ biodegradation of this chiral herbicide in a polluted aquifer. Environ. Sci. Technol. 32:2070-2076.

Zipper, C., M. Bunk, A. J. B. Zehnder and H.-P. E. Kohler (1998). Enantioselective Uptake and Degradation of the Chiral Herbicide Dichlorprop ((RS)-2-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid) by Sphingomonas herbicidovorans MH. J. Bacteriol. 180(13): 3368-3374.

Kohler, H.P.E., Ch. Zipper and K. Nickel (1997). Umweltdynamik chiraler Schadstoffe - die Notwendigkeit einer Stereoisomeren-spezifischen Betrachtung in Umwelt und Chemie, ed. E. Bayer, K. Ballschmiter, H. Behret, F.H. Frimmel, W. Merz und U. Obst. GDCH Monographie Bd. 8, Heinz Spengler GmbH, Frankfurt.

Zipper, C., K. Nickel, W. Angst, and H.-P. E. Kohler (1996). Complete microbial degradation of both enantiomers of the chiral herbicide mecoprop ((RS))-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid) in an enantioselective manner by Sphingomonas herbicidovorans sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62:4318-4322.

Simoni, S., S. Klinke, C. Zipper, W. Angst and H.-P. E. Kohler (1996). Enantioselective metabolism of chiral 3-phenylbutyric acid, an intermediate of linear alkylbenzene degradation, by Rhodococcus rhodochrous PB1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62(3): 749-755.