BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ironies in microbial electrochemistry

Rittmann, B., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 143, 5, 03117001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

electrochemistry
Electrochemistry
Anodes
biofilm
electron
4 Citations (Scopus)

Light attenuation changes with photo-acclimation in a culture of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Algal Research. 21, p. 223-226 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
light intensity
acclimation
biomass
microalgae
5 Citations (Scopus)
Regenerative fuel cells
electrokinesis
sludge
Recovery
hydraulics
11 Citations (Scopus)

Methyl mercury, but not inorganic mercury, associated with higher blood pressure during pregnancy

Wells, E. M., Herbstman, J. B., Lin, Y. H., Hibbeln, J. R., Halden, R., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., Apr 1 2017, In : Environmental Research. 154, p. 247-252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood pressure
methylmercury
Mercury
pregnancy
blood
218 Citations (Scopus)

Microbiota Transfer Therapy alters gut ecosystem and improves gastrointestinal and autism symptoms: An open-label study

Kang, D. W., Adams, J., Gregory, A. C., Borody, T., Chittick, L., Fasano, A., Khoruts, A., Geis, E., Maldonado, J., McDonough-Means, S., Pollard, E. L., Roux, S., Sadowsky, M. J., Lipson, K. S., Sullivan, M. B., Caporaso, J. G. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 1, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Autistic Disorder
Ecosystem
Therapeutics
Autism Spectrum Disorder
13 Citations (Scopus)
Denitrification
Liquefaction
liquefaction
denitrification
Carbonates
11 Citations (Scopus)
Denitrification
Liquefaction
liquefaction
denitrification
Carbonates
5 Citations (Scopus)

New hydrogen titanium phosphate sulfate electrodes for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries

Zhao, R., Mieritz, D., Seo, D. & Chan, C., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Power Sources. 343, p. 197-206 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfates
electric batteries
balls
Hydrogen
sulfates
29 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrate effects on chromate reduction in a methane-based biofilm

Zhong, L., Lai, C. Y., Shi, L. D., Wang, K. D., Dai, Y. J., Liu, Y. W., Ma, F., Rittmann, B., Zheng, P. & Zhao, H. P., May 15 2017, In : Water Research. 115, p. 130-137 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromates
chromate
Biofilms
biofilm
Nitrates
17 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence, temporal variation, and estrogenic burden of five parabens in sewage sludge collected across the United States

Chen, J., Pycke, B. F. G., Brownawell, B. J., Kinney, C. A., Furlong, E. T., Kolpin, D. W. & Halden, R., Sep 1 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 593-594, p. 368-374 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parabens
Sewage sludge
temporal variation
Wastewater treatment
Propylparaben
18 Citations (Scopus)

Passage of fiproles and imidacloprid from urban pest control uses through wastewater treatment plants in northern California, USA

Sadaria, A. M., Sutton, R., Moran, K. D., Teerlink, J., Brown, J. V. & Halden, R., Jun 1 2017, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36, 6, p. 1473-1482 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pest control
imidacloprid
Pest Control
pest control
Waste Water
7 Citations (Scopus)

pH-Mediated microbial and metabolic interactions in fecal enrichment cultures

Ilhan, Z. E., Marcus, A., Kang, D. W., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., May 1 2017, In : mSphere. 2, 3, e00047-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial Interactions
Cellobiose
Lactic Acid
Acetates
Carbon
3 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke leads to increased mitochondrial DNA content in umbilical cord serum associated to reduced gestational age

Pirini, F., Goldman, L. R., Soudry, E., Halden, R., Witter, F., Sidransky, D. & Guerrero-Preston, R., Jan 2 2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 27, 1, p. 52-67 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco
Umbilical Cord
Cotinine
Mitochondrial DNA
Smoke
6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of the methane concentration using anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to extracellular electron transfer

Gao, Y., Ryu, H., Rittmann, B., Hussain, A. & Lee, H. S., Oct 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 241, p. 979-984 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Biofilms
methane
biofilm
oxidation
11 Citations (Scopus)
crystallization
Crystallization
sulfate
electron
Electrons
7 Citations (Scopus)
Bactericides
Zeolites
Methicillin
Silver
Ions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous di-oxygenation and denitrification in an internal circulation baffled bioreactor

Jiang, L., Tang, Y., Sun, W., Yi, N., Zhang, Y., Shi, H. & Rittmann, B., Mar 4 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Biodegradation. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Oxygenation
oxygenation
Succinic Acid
Bioreactors
8 Citations (Scopus)
Regenerative fuel cells
Electrolysis
Thermoanaerobacter
Cellulose
Fermentation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Synergistic Integration of C12-C16 Cationic Surfactants for Flocculation and Lipid Extraction from Chlorella Biomass

Lai, Y. S., Zhou, Y., Martarella, R., Wang, Z. & Rittmann, B., Jan 3 2017, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 5, 1, p. 752-757 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cationic surfactants
Flocculation
flocculation
Fatty acids
Surface-Active Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Template-free synthesis and structural evolution of discrete hydroxycancrinite zeolite nanorods from high-concentration hydrogels

Chen, S., Sorge, L. P. & Seo, D., Dec 21 2017, In : Nanoscale. 9, 47, p. 18804-18811 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Hydrogels
Nanorods
Hydrogel
Nanocrystals
9 Citations (Scopus)

The dechlorination of TCE by a perchlorate reducing consortium

Wen, L. L., Zhang, Y., Chen, J. X., Zhang, Z. X., Yi, Y. Y., Tang, Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 313, p. 1215-1221 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Dechlorination
perchlorate
dechlorination
trichloroethylene
13 Citations (Scopus)

The distribution of phosphorus and its transformations during batch growth of Synechocystis

Zhou, Y., Nguyen, B. T., Zhou, C., Straka, L., Lai, Y. J. S., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Oct 1 2017, In : Water Research. 122, p. 355-362 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
phosphorus
Biomass
orthophosphate
biomass
13 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of CO2 and H2 on CO metabolism by pure and mixed microbial cultures

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Delgado, A., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sep 16 2017, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, 220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Metabolism
Ethanol
metabolism
Fermentation
33 Citations (Scopus)

The florence statement on triclosan and triclocarban

Halden, R., Lindeman, A. E., Aiello, A. E., Andrews, D., Arnold, W. A., Fair, P., Fuoco, R. E., Geer, L. A., Johnson, P. I., Lohmann, R., McNeill, K., Sacks, V. P., Schettler, T., Weber, R., Zoeller, R. T. & Blum, A., Jun 1 2017, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 125, 6, 064501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Endocrine Disruptors
Aquatic Organisms
Poisons
Health
3 Citations (Scopus)

The role of heterotrophic bacteria in assessing phosphorus stress to Synechocystis sp. PCC6803

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Feb 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Phycology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
phosphorus
bacterium
bacteria
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
13 Citations (Scopus)

Total electron acceptor loading and composition affect hexavalent uranium reduction and microbial community structure in a membrane biofilm reactor

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Zhou, C., Ilhan, Z. E., de Saint Cyr, L. C., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Nov 15 2017, In : Water Research. 125, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Uranium
biofilm
microbial community
uranium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tracking Single DNA Nanodevices in Hierarchically Meso-Macroporous Antimony-Doped Tin Oxide Demonstrates Finite Confinement

Mieritz, D., Li, X., Volosin, A., Liu, M., Yan, H., Walter, N. G. & Seo, D., Jun 27 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 25, p. 6410-6418 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antimony
antimony
Tin oxides
tin oxides
DNA
11 Citations (Scopus)

Two-stage cultivation of Nannochloropsis oculata for lipid production using reversible alkaline flocculation

Aléman-Nava, G. S., Muylaert, K., Cuellar Bermudez, S. P., Depraetere, O., Rittmann, B., Parra-Saldívar, R. & Vandamme, D., Feb 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 226, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flocculation
flocculation
Lipids
lipid
Centrifugation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the impact of operational conditions on performance of microbial peroxide producing cells

Young, M. N., Chowdhury, N., Garver, E., Evans, P. J., Popat, S. C., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., Jul 15 2017, In : Journal of Power Sources. 356, p. 448-458 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

catholytes
Peroxides
peroxides
Cathodes
cathodes
2016

A bio-inspired reference electrode: Regulating the respiration of micro-organisms

Ren, H., Torres, C. & Chae, J., Jan 1 2016, 2016 Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head 2016. Allen, M. G. & Lamers, T. (eds.). Transducer Research Foundation, p. 290-293 4 p. (2016 Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Electrodes
Microbial fuel cells
Electrons
Voltammetry
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Active sampling device for determining pollutants in surface and pore water - The in situ sampler for biphasic water monitoring

Supowit, S. D., Roll, I. B., Dang, V. D., Kroll, K. J., Denslow, N. D. & Halden, R., Feb 24 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 21886.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Water
Solid Phase Extraction
Colony Collapse
Limit of Detection
43 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial Chemicals Are Associated with Elevated Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Indoor Dust Microbiome

Hartmann, E. M., Hickey, R., Hsu, T., Betancourt Román, C. M., Chen, J., Schwager, R., Kline, J., Brown, G. Z., Halden, R., Huttenhower, C. & Green, J. L., Sep 20 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 18, p. 9807-9815 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

antibiotic resistance
Dust
Genes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
dust
2 Citations (Scopus)
chromium
Groundwater
Chromium
Impurities
Sampling
7 Citations (Scopus)

Application of microbial electrolysis cells to treat spent yeast from an alcoholic fermentation

Sosa-Hernández, O., Popat, S. C., Parameswaran, P., Alemán-Nava, G. S., Torres, C., Buitrón, G. & Parra-Saldívar, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 200, p. 342-349 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Yeast
Fermentation
fermentation
yeast
12 Citations (Scopus)

Archaea and Bacteria Acclimate to High Total Ammonia in a Methanogenic Reactor Treating Swine Waste

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Parameswaran, P., Delgado, A., Maldonado, J., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., 2016, In : Archaea. 2016, 4089684.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Archaea
Ammonia
Swine
ammonia
Fatty Acids

A Stoichiometric Model for Biogeotechnical Soil Improvement

O'Donnell, S. T., Hamdan, N., Rittmann, B. & Kavazanjian, E., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 2016-January, 269 GSP, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
soil improvement
Carbonates
denitrification
Soil
24 Citations (Scopus)

Autotrophic antimonate bio-reduction using hydrogen as the electron donor

Lai, C. Y., Wen, L. L., Zhang, Y., Luo, S. S., Wang, Q. Y., Luo, Y. H., Chen, R., Yang, X., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jan 1 2016, In : Water Research. 88, p. 467-474 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogen
electron
Hydrogen
Electrons
Metalloids
5 Citations (Scopus)

Bioaccumulation of Legacy and Emerging Organochlorine Contaminants in Lumbriculus variegatus

Dang, V. D., Kroll, K. J., Supowit, S. D., Halden, R. & Denslow, N. D., Jul 1 2016, In : Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 71, 1, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioaccumulation
Sediments
Impurities
Organic carbon
Carbon

Biofilm as a versatile stablizer and promoter for Pd nanoparticle (PdNP) recovery and catalytic denitrification

Zhou, C., Wang, Z. & Rittmann, B., 2016, Biotech, Biomaterials and Biomedical - TechConnect Briefs 2016. TechConnect, Vol. 3. p. 27-30 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Denitrification
Biofilms
Nanoparticles
Membranes
Recovery
9 Citations (Scopus)

Biofilm-enhanced continuous synthesis and stabilization of palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs)

Zhou, C., Wang, Z., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., 2016, In : Environmental Science: Nano. 3, 6, p. 1396-1404 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

palladium
Palladium
Biofilms
biofilm
stabilization
43 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of Chromate in a Methane-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Zhong, L., Zhang, Y., Chen, J. X., Wen, L. L., Shi, L. D., Sun, Y. P., Ma, F., Rittmann, B., Zhou, C., Tang, Y., Zheng, P. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 7 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 5832-5839 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromates
chromate
Methane
Biofilms
biofilm

Bioremediation of Eutrophic Water by the Controlled Cultivation of Water Hyacinths

Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Wang, Z., Liu, H., Wen, X., Qin, H., Yan, S. & Rittmann, B., 2016, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016: Watershed Management, Irrigation and Drainage, and Water Resources Planning and Management - Papers from Sessions of the Proceedings of the 2016 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 251-261 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bioremediation
bioremediation
Lakes
lake
Water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonaceous nano-additives augment microwave-enabled thermal remediation of soils containing petroleum hydrocarbons

Apul, O. G., Delgado, A., Kidd, J., Alam, F., Dahlen, P. & Westerhoff, P., 2016, In : Environmental Science: Nano. 3, 5, p. 997-1002 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
Remediation
remediation
16 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonate Mineral Precipitation for Soil Improvement Through Microbial Denitrification

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Rittmann, B. & Karatas, I., Jul 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Geomicrobiology Journal. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonate minerals
Denitrification
soil improvement
Carbonates
Minerals

Carbon dioxide removal: Carbon dioxide adsorbents

Akhtar, F. & Seo, D., Jan 1 2016, In : World. 56, 16, p. 107 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adsorbents
Carbon dioxide
Gases
5 Citations (Scopus)

Coarsening and Spinodal Decomposition of Zeolite Linde Type A Precursor Gels Aged at Low Temperatures

Khosravi, A., King, J. A., Maltagliati, A., Dopilka, A., Kline, K., Nguyen, T., Lai, T., Yang, S., Chen, S., Seo, D. & Thomas, M., Jun 1 2016, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 16, 6, p. 3224-3230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Spinodal decomposition
Coarsening
Gels
gels
14 Citations (Scopus)

Cord blood methylmercury and fetal growth outcomes in baltimore newborns: Potential confounding and effect modification by omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, and sex

Wells, E. M., Herbstman, J. B., Lin, Y. H., Jarrett, J., Verdon, C. P., Ward, C., Caldwell, K. L., Hibbeln, J. R., Witter, F. R., Halden, R. & Goldman, L. R., Mar 1 2016, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 124, 3, p. 373-379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Selenium
Fetal Development
Fetal Blood
25 Citations (Scopus)

Critical review of factors governing data quality of integrative samplers employed in environmental water monitoring

Roll, I. B. & Halden, R., May 1 2016, In : Water Research. 94, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data quality
sampler
Advection
Sampling
advection
32 Citations (Scopus)

Critical transport rates that limit the performance of microbial electrochemistry technologies

Popat, S. C. & Torres, C., Sep 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 215, p. 265-273 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrochemistry
Electrochemistry
transport process
Fluxes
electron
4 Citations (Scopus)

Critical Uncertainties and Gaps in the Environmental-and Social-Impact Assessment of the Proposed Interoceanic Canal through Nicaragua

Huete-Perez, J. A., Ortega-Hegg, M., Urquhart, G. R., Covich, A. P., Vammen, K., Rittmann, B., Miranda, J. C., Espinoza-Corriols, S., Acevedo, A., Acosta, M. L., Gómez, J. P., Brett, M. T., Hanemann, W., Härer, A., Incer-Barquero, J., Joyce, F. J., Wesley Lauer, J., Maes, J. M., Tomson, M. B., Meyer, A. & 4 others, Montenegro-Guillen, S., Lindsay Whitlow, W., Schnoor, J. L. & Alvarez, P. J. J., Aug 1 2016, In : BioScience. 66, 8, p. 632-645 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nicaragua
social impact
canals (waterways)
Social Change
Uncertainty