BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2010
93 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrous Acid
Nitrification
Nitrites
Ammonia
nitrite
31 Citations (Scopus)

Operation of suspended-growth shortcut biological nitrogen removal (SSBNR) based on the minimum/maximum substrate concentration

Park, S., Bae, W., Rittmann, B., Kim, S. & Chung, J., Mar 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 5, p. 1419-1428 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen removal
Nitrogen
ammonium
substrate
Bacteria
299 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in archived U.S. biosolids from the 2001 EPA national sewage sludge survey

McClellan, K. & Halden, R., Jan 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 2, p. 658-668 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
Environmental Protection Agency
biosolid
Sewage sludge
Drug products
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in U.S. biosolids

McClellan, K. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 199-211 13 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Biosolids
Drug products
Antibiotics
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Anti-Bacterial Agents
40 Citations (Scopus)

Photoautotrophic nutrient utilization and limitation during semi-continuous growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803

Kim, H. W., Vannela, R., Zhou, C., Harto, C. & Rittmann, B., Jul 1 2010, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 106, 4, p. 553-563 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Nutrients
Light
Food
Growth
20 Citations (Scopus)

Photobiodegradation of phenol with ultraviolet irradiation of new ceramic biofilm carriers

Zhang, Y., Liu, H., Shi, W., Pu, X., Zhang, H. & Rittmann, B., Nov 2010, In : Biodegradation. 21, 6, p. 881-887 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Ceramics
Phenol
ceramics
Phenols
265 Citations (Scopus)

Plastics and health risks

Halden, R., Apr 21 2010, In : Annual Review of Public Health. 31, p. 179-194 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastics
Health
Safety
Plasticizers
Syringes

Potential implications of amending agricultural soils with biosolids

Walters, E. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 319-336 18 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Biosolids
Soils
Drug products
Erosion
Pharmaceutical Preparations
6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitatively understanding the performance of membrane bioreactors

Kiser, M. A., Oppenheimer, J., DeCarolis, J., Hirani, Z. M. & Rittmann, B., Apr 2010, In : Separation Science and Technology. 45, 7, p. 1003-1013 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
Membranes
Effluents
Biomass
Fluxes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Searching for a "Hidden" Prophase in a marine bacterium

Zhao, Y., Wang, K., Ackermann, H. W., Halden, R., Jiao, N. & Chen, F., Jan 2010, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 2, p. 589-595 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prophages
Prophase
prophase
Rhodobacterales
genome
116 Citations (Scopus)

Significance of biological hydrogen oxidation in a continuous single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell

Lee, H. S. & Rittmann, B., Feb 1 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 3, p. 948-954 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Hydrogen
electrokinesis
Anodes
Current density
25 Citations (Scopus)

Surface complexation of neptunium(V) onto whole cells and cell components of shewanella alga: Modeling and experimental study

Deo, R. P., Songkasiri, W., Rittmann, B. & Reed, D. T., Jul 1 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 13, p. 4930-4935 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cells and cell components
Neptunium
neptunium
Algae
Complexation
7 Citations (Scopus)

The diffusion-active permeable reactive barrier

Schwarz, A. O. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 112, 1-4, p. 155-162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reactive barrier
Sulfides
sulfide
Sulfates
Groundwater
15 Citations (Scopus)

Towards proteome standards: The use of absolute quantitation in high-throughput biomarker discovery

Chao, T. C., Hansmeier, N. & Halden, R., Jun 16 2010, In : Journal of Proteomics. 73, 8, p. 1641-1646 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomarkers
Proteome
Throughput
Proteomics
Proteins
2009
35 Citations (Scopus)

An electron-flow model can predict complex redox reactions in mixed-culture fermentative BioH2: Microbial ecology evidence

Lee, H. S., Krajmalinik-Brown, R., Zhang, H. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2009, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 104, 4, p. 687-697 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Redox reactions
Ecology
Oxidation-Reduction
Clone Cells
Clostridium

Assessment of the efficacy of intermittent ozone disinfection

Ahn, C. H. & Rittmann, B., Nov 2009, In : Ozone: Science and Engineering. 31, 6, p. 436-444 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
Disinfection
Ozone
disinfection
Biofilms
29 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial biofilm-community selection during autohydrogenotrophic reduction of nitrate and perchlorate in ion-exchange brine

Ahn, C. H., Oh, H., Ki, D., Van Ginkel, S. W., Rittmann, B. & Park, J., Jan 2009, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 81, 6, p. 1169-1177 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion Exchange
Biofilms
Nitrates
Salinity
Membranes
42 Citations (Scopus)

Bioaccumulation of triclocarban in Lumbriculus variegatus

Higgins, C. P., Paesani, Z. J., Chalew, T. E. A. & Halden, R., Dec 2009, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 28, 12, p. 2580-2586 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioaccumulation
bioaccumulation
Sediments
sediment
Rate constants
8 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a mathematical model for physical disintegration of flushable consumer products in wastewater systems

Karadagli, F., McAvoy, D. C. & Rittmann, B., 2009, In : Water Environment Research. 81, 5, p. 459-465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consumer products
Disintegration
Wastewater
Mathematical models
wastewater
103 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of substrate diffusion and anode potential on kinetic parameters for anode-respiring bacteria

Lee, H. S., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., Oct 1 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 19, p. 7571-7577 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic parameters
Bacteria
Anodes
substrate
kinetics
6 Citations (Scopus)
Biosolids
biosolid
Organic compounds
Wastewater treatment
Refractory materials
194 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental exposure of aquatic and terrestrial biota to triclosan and triclocarban

Chalew, T. E. A. & Halden, R., Feb 2009, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 45, 1, p. 4-13 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biota
pesticide
toxicity
biosolid
aquatic environment
77 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of metabolism using stoichiometry in fermentative biohydrogen

Lee, H. S. & Rittmann, B., Feb 15 2009, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 102, 3, p. 749-758 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolism
Stoichiometry
Glucose
Adenosinetriphosphate
Acetates
126 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of H2 in an upflow single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell using a metal-catalyst-free cathode

Lee, H. S., Torres, C., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Oct 15 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 20, p. 7971-7976 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Methanogens
electrokinesis
acetate
Cathodes
48 Citations (Scopus)
Biosolids
organohalogen
Triclosan
biosolid
Recycling
83 Citations (Scopus)

Focused-Pulsed sludge pre-treatment increases the bacterial diversity and relative abundance of acetoclastic methanogens in a full-scale anaerobic digester

Zhang, H., Banaszak, J. E., Parameswaran, P., Alder, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Oct 2009, In : Water Research. 43, 18, p. 4517-4526 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
Scavenging
relative abundance
acetate
Methane
23 Citations (Scopus)

Global screening of human cord blood proteomes for biomarkers of toxic exposure and effect

Colquhoun, D. R., Goldman, L. R., Cole, R. N., Gucek, M., Mansharamani, M., Witter, F. R., Apelberg, B. J. & Halden, R., 2009, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 117, 5, p. 832-838 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poisons
Proteome
Fetal Blood
Biomarkers
Proteomics
994 Citations (Scopus)

Human gut microbiota in obesity and after gastric bypass

Zhang, H., DiBaise, J. K., Zuccolo, A., Kudrna, D., Braidotti, M., Yu, Y., Parameswaran, P., Crowell, M. D., Wing, R., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Feb 17 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 7, p. 2365-2370 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Archaea
Obesity
Bacteria
Weights and Measures
152 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of wastewater treatment processes on organic carbon, organic nitrogen, and DBP precursors in effluent organic matter

Krasner, S. W., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Rittmann, B., Nam, S. N. & Amy, G., Apr 15 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 8, p. 2911-2918 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disinfection
organic nitrogen
Organic carbon
Drinking Water
Wastewater treatment
5 Citations (Scopus)

Life-cycle kinetic model for endospore-forming bacteria, including germination and sporulation

Park, S., Rittmann, B. & Bae, W., Dec 1 2009, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 104, 5, p. 1012-1024 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endospore-Forming Bacteria
Germination
Life Cycle Stages
Life cycle
Bacteria
12 Citations (Scopus)

Medical bioremediation: a concept moving toward reality.

Schloendorn, J., Webb, T., Kemmish, K., Hamalainen, M., Jackemeyer, D., Jiang, L., Mathieu, J., Rebo, J., Sankman, J., Sherman, L., Tontson, L., Qureshi, A., Alvarez, P. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2009, In : Rejuvenation Research. 12, 6, p. 411-419 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Biodegradation
Macular Degeneration
Enzymes
Lipofuscin
Poisons
13 Citations (Scopus)

Medical bioremediation of age-related diseases

Mathieu, J. M., Schloendorn, J., Rittmann, B. & Alvarez, P. J. J., Apr 9 2009, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 8, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Enzymes
Microbial Genetics
Macular Degeneration
39 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling how soluble microbial products (SMP) support heterotrophic bacteria in autotroph-based biofilms

Merkey, B. V., Rittmann, B. & Chopp, D. L., Aug 21 2009, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 259, 4, p. 670-683 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilm
Biofilms
autotrophs
Bacteria
biofilm
37 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling microbial products in activated sludge under feast#famine conditions

Ni, B. J., Fang, F., Rittmann, B. & Yu, H. Q., Apr 1 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 7, p. 2489-2497 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

famine
activated sludge
modeling
Biomass
experiment
221 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence of disinfection byproducts in United States wastewater treatment plant effluents

Krasner, S. W., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Rittmann, B. & Amy, G., Nov 1 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 21, p. 8320-8325 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disinfection
Wastewater treatment
disinfection
Byproducts
Effluents

Pilot testing biological treatment of nitrate-contaminated groundwater: Ion-exchange vs. biological treatment

Meyer, K., Scott, R., Rittmann, B., Candelaria, D., Tang, Y., Swaim, P. & McQuarrie, J., 2009, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2009. p. 2084-2124 41 p.

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

ion exchange
nitrate
groundwater
biological treatment
7 Citations (Scopus)

Protein modifications related to phage resistance in a marine Roseobacter

Zhang, Y., Jiao, N., Colquhoun, D. R., Halden, R. & Chen, F., 2009, In : Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 55, 2, p. 203-207 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roseobacter
bacteriophages
protein
proteins
bacterium
288 Citations (Scopus)

Selecting anode-respiring bacteria based on anode potential: Phylogenetic, electrochemical, and microscopic characterization

Torres, C., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Parameswaran, P., Marcus, A., Wanger, G., Gorby, Y. A. & Rittmann, B., Dec 15 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 24, p. 9519-9524 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteria
Anodes
phylogenetics
bacterium
electrode
149 Citations (Scopus)

Syntrophic interactions among anode respiring bacteria (ARB) and non-ARB in a biofilm anode: Electron balances

Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Lee, H. S., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jun 15 2009, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 103, 3, p. 513-523 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
Biofilms
Bacteria
Anodes
Electrodes
67 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic evaluation of nitrate and perchlorate bioreduction kinetics in groundwater using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Ziv-El, M. C. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2009, In : Water Research. 43, 1, p. 173-181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Biofilms
biofilm
Groundwater
Nitrates
62 Citations (Scopus)

Using a pulsed electric field as a pretreatment for improved biosolids digestion and methanogenesis

Salerno, M. B., Lee, H. S., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., 2009, In : Water Environment Research. 81, 8, p. 831-839 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
Methane
methanogenesis
biosolid
digestion
11 Citations (Scopus)

Water quality assessment of groundwater treated with a membrane biofilm reactor

Ziv-El, M. C. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2009, In : Journal / American Water Works Association. 101, 12, p. 77-83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Water quality
biofilm
Groundwater
membrane
2008
71 Citations (Scopus)

Ab initio and in situ comparison of caffeine, triclosan, and triclocarban as indicators of sewage-derived microbes in surface waters

Young, T. A., Heidler, J., Matos-Pérez, C. R., Sapkota, A., Toler, T., Gibson, K. E., Schwab, K. J. & Halden, R., May 1 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 9, p. 3335-3340 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Caffeine
Sewage
Surface waters
Wastewater
34 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-reduction of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Ahn, C. H., Chen, Z. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2008, In : Chemosphere. 70, 3, p. 516-520 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimethylnitrosamine
Biofilms
biofilm
Hydrogen
hydrogen
54 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of trichloroethene using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 15 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 2, p. 477-483 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Biofilms
trichloroethylene
biofilm
Hydrogen
76 Citations (Scopus)
Biological fuel cells
Carbonates
fuel cell
Anodes
Cathodes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of carrier size on the performance of a three-phase circulating-bed biofilm reactor for removing toluene in gas stream

Sang, B. I., Yoo, E. S., Kim, B. J. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 18, 6, p. 1121-1129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Biofilms
Gases
Oxygen
Hydrocarbons
264 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of energy-conversion efficiencies in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) utilizing fermentable and non-fermentable substrates

Lee, H. S., Parameswaran, P., Marcus, A., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., Mar 2008, In : Water Research. 42, 6-7, p. 1501-1510 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial fuel cells
fuel cell
Energy conversion
Conversion efficiency
Glucose
151 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of triclosan and evidence for reductive dechlorination of triclocarban in estuarine sediments

Miller, T. R., Heidler, J., Chillrud, S. N., Delaquil, A., Ritchie, J. C., Mihalic, J. N., Bopp, R. & Halden, R., Jun 15 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 12, p. 4570-4576 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Dechlorination
estuarine sediment
dechlorination
Watersheds
52 Citations (Scopus)

Full-scale application of focused-pulsed pre-treatment for improving biosolids digestion and conversion to methane

Rittmann, B., Lee, H. S., Zhang, H., Alder, J., Banaszak, J. E. & Lopez, R., 2008, In : Water Science and Technology. 58, 10, p. 1895-1901 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
digestion
Methane
methane