BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2012

Mathematical modeling of anaerobic membrane bioreactors (ANMBR) to determine its viability for municipal wastewater treatment

McIlwain, J. A., Valencia, A. O., Young, M. N. & Rittmann, B., 2012, AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition 2012. p. 372-376 5 p.

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

mathematical modeling
bioreactor
viability
membrane
modeling

Methane and bio-hydrogen production from fruit and vegetable waste (FVW): From CH4 and H2 to electricity

García-Peña, I., Salgado-Manjarrez, E., Aranda-Barradas, J., Chairez, I., Parameswaran, P. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., 2012, Biotechnology: Health, Food, Energy and Environment Applications. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 115-137 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Electricity
Methane
Vegetables
Hydrogen production
Fruits
61 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence of triclosan, triclocarban, and its lesser chlorinated congeners in Minnesota freshwater sediments collected near wastewater treatment plants

Venkatesan, A. K., Pycke, B. F. G., Barber, L. B., Lee, K. E. & Halden, R., Aug 30 2012, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 229-230, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
freshwater sediment
Waste Water
Fresh Water
Wastewater treatment
120 Citations (Scopus)

On electron transport through geobacter biofilms

Bond, D. R., Strycharz-Glaven, S. M., Tender, L. M. & Torres, C., Jun 2012, In : ChemSusChem. 5, 6, p. 1099-1105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
Anodes
electron
Electrons
15 Citations (Scopus)
Biosolids
biosolid
Hormones
Wastewater
hormone
6 Citations (Scopus)

Prioritization of biomarker targets in human umbilical cord blood: Identification of proteins in infant blood serving as validated biomarkers in adults

Hansmeier, N., Chao, T. C., Goldman, L. R., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R., May 2012, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 120, 5, p. 764-769 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fetal Blood
Blood Proteins
Biomarkers
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption-Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Metabolic Diseases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomic profiling of the dioxin-degrading bacterium sphingomonas wittichii RW1

Colquhoun, D. R., Hartmann, E. M. & Halden, R., 2012, In : Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2012, 408690.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sphingomonas
Dioxins
Proteomics
Bacteria
Carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative PCR for tracking the megaplasmid-borne biodegradation potential of a model sphingomonad

Hartmann, E. M., Badalamenti, J. P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Halden, R., Jun 2012, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 12, p. 4493-4496 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sphingomonas wittichii
biodegradation
plasmids
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Response to comment on "feather meal: A previously unrecognized route for reentry into the food supply of multiple pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs)"

Love, D. C., Halden, R., Davis, M. F. & Nachman, K. E., Dec 18 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 24, p. 13557-13558 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food supply
Reentry
feather
food supply
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Response to Comment on "feather meal: A previously unrecognized route for reentry into the food supply of multiple Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)"

Love, D. C., Halden, R., Davis, M. F. & Nachman, K. E., Dec 4 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 23, p. 13026-13027 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food supply
Reentry
feather
food supply
Pharmaceutical Preparations
22 Citations (Scopus)

Role of bicarbonate as a pH buffer and electron sink in microbial dechlorination of chloroethenes

Delgado, A., Parameswaran, P., Fajardo-Williams, D., Halden, R. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sep 13 2012, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 11, 128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
Bicarbonates
Buffers
Electrons
Methanogens
4 Citations (Scopus)

Selenium and maternal blood pressure during childbirth

Wells, E. M., Goldman, L. R., Jarrett, J. M., Apelberg, B. J., Herbstman, J. B., Caldwell, K. L., Halden, R. & Witter, F. R., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 22, 2, p. 191-197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood pressure
Selenium
Mothers
Parturition
Blood Pressure
15 Citations (Scopus)
Electrochemical cells
scavenger
biofilm
Bacteria
Anodes
62 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of alcohol distillery wastewater using a bacteroidetes-dominant thermophilic microbial fuel cell

Ha, P. T., Lee, T. K., Rittmann, B., Park, J. & Chang, I. S., Mar 6 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 5, p. 3022-3030 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distilleries
Microbial fuel cells
fuel cell
alcohol
electricity generation

Using a membrane biofilm reactor to treat a groundwater containing a high concentration of perchlorate

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y. & Rittmann, B., 2012, AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition 2012. p. 357-362 6 p.

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

perchlorate
biofilm
membrane
groundwater
reactor

Using biosolids as a carbon source for denitrification

Alder, J. M., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2012, WEFTEC 2012 - 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. Water Environment Federation, p. 3779-3798 20 p. (WEFTEC 2012 - 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference; vol. 6).

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

Biosolids
Denitrification
biosolid
denitrification
Carbon
18 Citations (Scopus)

Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community

Ziv-El, M., Popat, S. C., Parameswaran, P., Kang, D. W., Polasko, A., Halden, R., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sep 2012, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 109, 9, p. 2230-2239 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Electrons
Acetobacterium
Polymerase chain reaction
Geobacter
31 Citations (Scopus)
Biosolids
biosolid
repository
Impurities
Sampling
2011
56 Citations (Scopus)
Photocatalysis
Biofilms
Biodegradation
biofilm
biodegradation
44 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced control for photoautotrophic growth and CO2-utilization efficiency using a membrane carbonation photobioreactor (MCPBR)

Kim, H. W., Marcus, A., Shin, J. H. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 11, p. 5032-5038 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photobioreactors
Carbonation
membrane
Membranes
Biomass
144 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic digestion and co-digestion processes of vegetable and fruit residues: Process and microbial ecology

Garcia-Peña, E. I., Parameswaran, P., Kang, D. W., Canul-Chan, M. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Oct 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 20, p. 9447-9455 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbial ecology
Anaerobic digestion
Methane
Vegetables
Ecology
63 Citations (Scopus)
Electrochemical cells
Biofilms
alkalinity
biofilm
Protons
42 Citations (Scopus)

A pH-control model for heterotrophic and hydrogen-based autotrophic denitrification

Tang, Y., Zhou, C., Ziv-El, M. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2011, In : Water Research. 45, 1, p. 232-240 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Alkalinity
alkalinity
denitrification
hydrogen
107 Citations (Scopus)

A μl-scale micromachined microbial fuel cell having high power density

Choi, S., Lee, H. S., Yang, Y., Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Rittmann, B. & Chae, J., Mar 21 2011, In : Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology. 11, 6, p. 1110-1117 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioelectric Energy Sources
Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
Microbial fuel cells
Electrodes
Anodes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial Pu(V) reduction in the absence and presence of Fe(III)-NTA: Modeling and experimental approach

Deo, R. P., Rittmann, B. & Reed, D. T., Sep 2011, In : Biodegradation. 22, 5, p. 921-929 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrilotriacetic Acid
Plutonium
plutonium
Acids
acid
33 Citations (Scopus)

Body burdens of mercury, lead, selenium and copper among Baltimore newborns

Wells, E. M., Jarrett, J. M., Lin, Y. H., Caldwell, K. L., Hibbeln, J. R., Apelberg, B. J., Herbstman, J., Halden, R., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., Apr 2011, In : Environmental Research. 111, 3, p. 411-417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Burden
Baltimore
Selenium
Mercury
selenium
211 Citations (Scopus)

Capturing the lost phosphorus

Rittmann, B., Mayer, B., Westerhoff, P. & Edwards, M., Aug 2011, In : Chemosphere. 84, 6, p. 846-853 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
Animals
phosphorus
Phosphates
phosphate
19 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonate mineral precipitation for soil improvement through microbial denitrification

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Rittmann, B. & Karatas, I., 2011, Geotechnical Special Publication. 211 GSP ed. p. 3925-3934 10 p.

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

Carbonate minerals
soil improvement
Denitrification
denitrification
Calcium carbonate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Challenges of detecting bioterrorism agents in complex matrices

Hartmann, E. M. & Halden, R., 2011, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology. p. 149-162 14 p. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology).

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

Bioterrorism
Biological Warfare Agents
Norovirus
Pathogens
Mass spectrometry
39 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and liquid chromatography-MS/MS based quantification of hydroxylated fullerenes

Chao, T. C., Song, G., Hansmeier, N., Westerhoff, P., Herckes, P. & Halden, R., Mar 1 2011, In : Analytical Chemistry. 83, 5, p. 1777-1783 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fullerenes
Liquid chromatography
Water
Monitoring
Rivers

Characterization of the thermophilic anode-respiring Thermincola ferriacetica

Lusk, B., Popat, S., Parameswaran, P., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Anodes
Buffers
Acetates
Current density
Regenerative fuel cells
32 Citations (Scopus)

Development and characterization of DehaloR 2, a novel anaerobic microbial consortium performing rapid dechlorination of TCE to ethene

Ziv-El, M., Delgado, A., Yao, Y., Kang, D. W., Nelson, K. G., Halden, R. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Dec 2011, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 92, 5, p. 1063-1071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial Consortia
Trichloroethylene
Acetobacterium
Geobacter
Chloroflexi

Effect of high concentrations of ammonium-N on biofilm anode fed with a fermentable substrate

Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Biofilms
Ammonium Compounds
Anodes
Regenerative fuel cells
Substrates
30 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of low solids retention time and focused pulsed pre-treatment on anaerobic digestion of waste activated sludge

Lee, I. S. & Rittmann, B., Feb 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 3, p. 2542-2548 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
activated sludge
hydrolysis
Hydrolysis
Methanogens
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pH on nitrate and selenate reduction in flue gas desulfurization brine using the H 2-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR)

Van Ginkel, S. W., Yang, Z., Kim, B. O., Sholin, M. & Rittmann, B., 2011, In : Water Science and Technology. 63, 12, p. 2923-2928 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

selenate
Biofilms
Desulfurization
Flue gases
brine
55 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of solids retention time on methanogenesis in anaerobic digestion of thickened mixed sludge

Lee, I. S., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Nov 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 22, p. 10266-10272 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
Anaerobic digestion
Chemical oxygen demand
methanogenesis
Application programs
51 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of temperature shifts on growth rate and lipid characteristics of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 in a bench-top photobioreactor

Sheng, J., Kim, H. W., Badalamenti, J. P., Zhou, C., Sridharakrishnan, S., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Rittmann, B. & Vannela, R., Dec 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11218-11225 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photobioreactors
Lipids
lipid
temperature
Temperature
30 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic degradation of A2E, a retinal pigment epithelial lipofuscin bisretinoid

Wu, Y., Zhou, J., Fishkin, N., Rittmann, B. & Sparrow, J. R., Feb 2 2011, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 4, p. 849-857 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipofuscin
Retinal Pigments
Horseradish Peroxidase
Pigments
Degradation
94 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of cell-disruption effects of pulsed-electric-field treatment of Synechocystis PCC 6803

Sheng, J., Vannela, R. & Rittmann, B., Apr 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 8, p. 3795-3802 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric field
Electric fields
2-Propanol
lipid
membrane
19 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of extraction methods for quantification of aqueous fullerenes in urine

Benn, T. M., Pycke, B. F. G., Herckes, P., Westerhoff, P. & Halden, R., Feb 2011, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 399, 4, p. 1631-1639 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fullerenes
Liquid-Liquid Extraction
Urine
Liquid Chromatography
Liquids
106 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of methods to extract and quantify lipids from Synechocystis PCC 6803

Sheng, J., Vannela, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 2, p. 1697-1703 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipids
lipid
Methanol
methanol
Chloroform

Exploring microbial community in SMEC with two different wastewaters as electron donors

Kang, D. W., Lee, H. S., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Regenerative fuel cells
Wastewater
Anodes
Acetates
Electrons
55 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of sucralose during wastewater treatment

Torres, C., Ramakrishna, S., Chiu, C. A., Nelson, K. G., Westerhoff, P. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., May 1 2011, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 28, 5, p. 325-331 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trichlorosucrose
Wastewater treatment
Surface waters
surface water
Effluents
20 Citations (Scopus)

Fetal exposure to chlordane and permethrin mixtures in relation to inflammatory cytokines and birth outcomes

Neta, G., Goldman, L. R., Barr, D., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R., Feb 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 4, p. 1680-1687 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlordan
Permethrin
permethrin
chlordane
Parturition
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen-based nitrate and selenate bioreductions in flue-gas desulfurization brine

Van Ginkel, S. W., Zhou, C., Lien, M. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137, 1, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
selenate
Biofilms
Desulfurization
Flue gases
60 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen consumption in microbial electrochemical systems (MXCs): The role of homo-acetogenic bacteria

Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Lee, H. S., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jan 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 1, p. 263-271 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen
acetate
Bacteria
Anodes
hydrogen
17 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of precipitation on the treatment of real ion-exchange brine using the H2-based membrane biofilm reactor

Van Ginkel, S. W., Tang, Y. & Rittmann, B., 2011, In : Water Science and Technology. 63, 7, p. 1453-1458 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
brine
biofilm
ion exchange
Ion exchange
22 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating high-throughput pyrosequencing and quantitative real-time PCR to analyze complex microbial communities.

Zhang, H., Parameswaran, P., Badalamenti, J., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., 2011, In : Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 733, p. 107-128 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Automation
Libraries
Large Intestine
Biofilms
79 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between perchlorate and nitrate reductions in the biofilm of a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Zhao, H. P., Van Ginkel, S., Tang, Y., Kang, D. W., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Dec 1 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 23, p. 10155-10162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Biofilms
Nitrates
biofilm
Hydrogen
20 Citations (Scopus)

Interface resistances of anion exchange membranes in microbial fuel cells with low ionic strength

Ji, E., Moon, H., Piao, J., Ha, P. T., An, J., Kim, D., Woo, J. J., Lee, Y., Moon, S. H., Rittmann, B. & Chang, I. S., Mar 15 2011, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26, 7, p. 3266-3271 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioelectric Energy Sources
Microbial fuel cells
Ionic strength
Osmolar Concentration
Anions