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Acclimation of nitrifying biomass to phenol leads to persistent resistance to inhibition

Zou, S., Yan, N., Zhang, C., Zhou, Y., Wu, X., Wang, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Nov 25 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 693, 133622.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenol
acclimation
Phenols
phenol
Biomass

Aflatoxin Exposure, Child Stunting, and Dysbiosis in the Intestinal Microbiome among Children in Guatemala

Voth-Gaeddert, L. E., Torres, O., Maldonado, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Rittmann, B. & Oerther, D. B., Aug 1 2019, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 36, 8, p. 958-968 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aflatoxins
Food supply
child health
Mycotoxins
food supply

Anaerobic biodegradation of catechol by sediment microorganisms: Interactive roles of N reduction and S cycling

Zheng, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Long, M., Luo, Y. H., Chen, T., Ontiveros-Valencia, A. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 230, p. 80-89 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradation
Microorganisms
biodegradation
Sediments
microorganism
8 Citations (Scopus)

A novel photocatalytic optical hollow-fiber with high photocatalytic activity for enhancement of 4-chlorophenol degradation

Zhong, N., Chen, M., Luo, Y., Wang, Z., Xin, X. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 355, p. 731-739 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chlorophenol
Optical fibers
Degradation
degradation
coating
Synechocystis
Biofilms
biofilm
nutrient content
Food
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bioavailable electron donors leached from leaves accelerate biodegradation of pyridine and quinoline

Lu, Q., Zhang, C., Wang, W., Yuan, B., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 654, p. 473-479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradation
Pyridine
leachate
biodegradation
electron

Biogeochemical Model for Soil Improvement by Denitrification

O'Donnell, S. T., Hall, C. A., Kavazanjian, E. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 145, 11, 04019091.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil testing
Biogeochemistry
Soil liquefaction
soil improvement
ground improvement

Characterization of CO2 flux through hollow-fiber membranes using pH modeling

Shesh, T., Eustance, E., Lai, Y. J. & Rittmann, B., Dec 15 2019, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 592, 117389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inlet pressure
mass transfer
hollow
Mass transfer
Fluxes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cities of the Southwest are testbeds for urban resilience

Hondula, D., Sabo, J., Quay, R., Chester, M., Georgescu, M., Grimm, N., Harlan, S., Middel, A., Porter, S., Redman, C., Rittmann, B., Ruddell, B. L. & White, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17, 2, p. 79-80 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

city

Effects of light intensity on soluble microbial products produced by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and associated heterotrophic communities

Cahill, B., Straka, L., Maldonado Ortiz, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Algal Research. 38, 101409.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
microbial communities
light intensity
algae

Electron-acceptor loadings affect chloroform dechlorination in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Lai, Y. J. S., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Coskun, T., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
Biofilms
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds
Hydrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electro-selective fermentation enhances lipid extraction and biohydrogenation of Scenedesmus acutus biomass

Liu, Y., Lai, Y. J. S., Barbosa, T. S., Chandra, R., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Algal Research. 38, 101397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biohydrogenation
Scenedesmus
fermentation
biomass
lipids

Eliminating partial-transformation products and mitigating residual toxicity of amoxicillin through intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation

Wang, Y., Chen, C., Zhou, D., Xiong, H., Zhou, Y., Dong, S. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2019, In : Chemosphere. 237, 124491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
Amoxicillin
Antibiotics
Biodegradation
antibiotics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy recovery in the form of N 2 O by denitrifying bacteria

Yu, C., Qiao, S., Yang, Y., Jin, R., Zhou, J. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 371, p. 500-506 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
nitrous oxide
EDTA
Bacteria
Cytochromes c
Denitrification
Nitrates
calcium acetate
denitrification
Carbonates
3 Citations (Scopus)

Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants

Global Water Microbiome Consortium, Jul 1 2019, In : Nature Microbiology. 4, 7, p. 1183-1195 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste Water
Sewage
Ecology
16S Ribosomal RNA
Stochastic Processes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogenotrophic microbial reduction of oxyanions with the membrane biofilm reactor

Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Nerenberg, R., Tang, Y., Friese, D., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 3268.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Biofilms
Membranes
Water
Electrons
Selenic Acid
5 Citations (Scopus)

Methane oxidation coupled to perchlorate reduction in a membrane biofilm batch reactor

Lv, P. L., Shi, L. D., Wang, Z., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 1 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 667, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Methane
Batch reactors
Biofilms
biofilm

Microbiological processes in reactive modeling

Rittmann, B. & VanBriesen, J. M., Feb 26 2019, Reactive Transport in Porous Media. Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Vol. 34. p. 311-334 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

porosity
modeling

Phosphate depletion controls lipid content and accumulation of heterotrophic bacteria during growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Zhou, Y., Lai, Y. J. S., Eustance, E., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Biomass
Phosphates
Bacteria
Cationic surfactants
Chain length
surfactant
Biomass
Agglomeration

Role of hydrogen (H 2 ) mass transfer in microbiological H 2 -threshold studies

Karadagli, F., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Biodegradation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass transfer
Hydrogen
Mass transfer
Gases
hydrogen

The role of ultrasound-treated sludge for accelerating quinoline mono-oxygenation

Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Lu, Q., Zhang, C., Yan, N., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 233, p. 561-566 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
Biodegradation
Ultrasonics
sludge

Uptake of phosphate by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in dark conditions: Removal driving force and modeling

Zhou, Y., Marcus, A., Straka, L., Eustance, E., Lai, Y. J. S., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Chemosphere. p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biomass
Phosphates
phosphate
Microalgae
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Accurate O2 delivery enabled benzene biodegradation through aerobic activation followed by denitrification-coupled mineralization

Liu, Z., Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Luo, Y. H., Long, M., Xu, H. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Biodegradation
Benzene
Chemical activation
Respiration
4 Citations (Scopus)

A framework for good biofilm reactor modeling practice (GBRMP)

Rittmann, B., Boltz, J. P., Brockmann, D., Daigger, G. T., Morgenroth, E., Sørensen, K. H., Takács, I., Van Loosdrecht, M. & Vanrolleghem, P. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Water Science and Technology. 77, 5, p. 1149-1164 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
modeling
Calibration
calibration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to denitrification: fundamentals, challenges, and potential

Lee, H. S., Tang, Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
denitrification
Methane
Wastewater
methane
22 Citations (Scopus)

Biofilms, active substrata, and me

Rittmann, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Water Research. 132, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofilms
biofilm
Anodes
Photocatalysis
substrate
8 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of Antimonate by Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in a Membrane Biofilm Batch Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Dong, Q. Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Aug 7 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 15, p. 8693-8700 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Batch reactors
Biofilms
biofilm
methane
9 Citations (Scopus)

Biotechnological revalorization of Tequila waste and by-product streams for cleaner production – A review from bio-refinery perspective

Alemán-Nava, G. S., Gatti, I. A., Parra-Saldivar, R., Dallemand, J. F., Rittmann, B. & Iqbal, H. M. N., Jan 20 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 3713-3720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cleaner production
Byproducts
industry
biotransformation
Processing
9 Citations (Scopus)

Bromate and Nitrate Bioreduction Coupled with Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate Production in a Methane-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Lv, P. L., Dong, Q. Y., Yeo, S. L., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 19 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 12, p. 7024-7031 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bromates
Hydroxybutyrates
Methane
Biofilms
Nitrates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cell disruption by cationic surfactants affects bioproduct recovery from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Lai, Y. J. S., Zhou, Y., Eustance, E., Straka, L., Wang, Z. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 34, p. 250-255 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biobased products
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
bromides
pigments
lipids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization and high-throughput sequencing of a trichlorophenol-dechlorinating microbial community acclimated from sewage sludge

Song, J., Chen, L., Chen, H., Sheng, F., Xing, D., Li, L., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 197, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
Sewage sludge
dechlorination
microbial community
Throughput
1 Citation (Scopus)

Climate Change and Energy Technologies in Undergraduate Introductory Science Textbooks

Yoho, R. A. & Rittmann, B., Apr 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Communication. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

textbook
climate change
global climate
citizenship
terminology

Competition for electrons between mono-oxygenations of pyridine and 2-hydroxypyridine

Yang, C., Tang, Y., Xu, H., Yan, N., Li, N., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., May 21 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biodegradation. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
Pyridine
Electrons
electron
4 Citations (Scopus)

Competition for molecular oxygen and electron donor between phenol and quinoline during their simultaneous biodegradation

Zou, S., Zhang, B., Yan, N., Zhang, C., Xu, H., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Process Biochemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular oxygen
Phenol
Biodegradation
Phenols
Electrons
9 Citations (Scopus)

Complete dechlorination and mineralization of pentachlorophenol (PCP) in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR)

Long, M., Ilhan, Z. E., Xia, S., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2018, In : Water Research. 144, p. 134-144 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
PCP
Biofilms
dechlorination
biofilm
1 Citation (Scopus)

Determining the mechanism for low sludge yields in the cannibal solids reduction system

Van Ginkel, S. W., Miceli, J., Kim, B. O., Yang, Z., Young, M., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Water Environment Research. 90, 1, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interchanges
Bioreactors
sludge
bioreactor
Degradation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Direct solid-state evidence of H2-induced partial U(VI) reduction concomitant with adsorption by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS)

Li, A., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Xu, X., Zhou, Y., Zhou, D., Tang, Y., Ma, F. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immobilization
Adsorption
Electrons
Environmental Biodegradation
Uranium
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic response of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to changes in light intensity

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 32, p. 210-220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
light intensity
microalgae
specific growth rate
biomass
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of culture density on biomass production and light utilization efficiency of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 115, 2, p. 507-511 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biomass
Light
Growth
Photons
4 Citations (Scopus)

Excessive phosphorus caused inhibition and cell damage during heterotrophic growth of Chlorella regularis

Li, Q., Fu, L., Wang, Y., Zhou, D. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 268, p. 266-270 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
Cells
phosphorus
Polyphosphates
damage

Growth kinetics and mathematical modeling of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under flashing light

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Growth kinetics
Light
Growth
Photobioreactors
8 Citations (Scopus)

How Microbial Aggregates Protect against Nanoparticle Toxicity

Tang, J., Wu, Y., Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Sørensen, S. J. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Toxicity
Microorganisms
Poisons
Ecosystem
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoxic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification in a membrane biofilm

Alrashed, W., Lee, J., Park, J., Rittmann, B., Tang, Y., Neufeld, J. D. & Lee, H. S., Sep 15 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 348, p. 745-753 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Methane
Biofilms
biofilm
denitrification
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impacts of moisture content during ozonation of soils containing residual petroleum

Chen, T., Yavuz, B. M., Delgado, A., Montoya, G., Winkle, D. V., Zuo, Y., Kamath, R., Westerhoff, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Feb 15 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 344, p. 1101-1108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
residual soil
Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
5 Citations (Scopus)

Light-dependent kinetic model for microalgae experiencing photoacclimation, photodamage, and photodamage repair

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 31, p. 232-238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microalgae
photosystem II
light intensity
kinetics
photosystem I
2 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost optical sensor to automatically monitor and control biomass concentration in microalgal cultivation

Nguyen, B. T. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 32, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sensors (equipment)
monitoring
biomass
feedstocks
microalgae
5 Citations (Scopus)

Managing Diffuse Phosphorus at the Source versus at the Sink

MacIntosh, K. A., Mayer, B. K., McDowell, R. W., Powers, S. M., Baker, L. A., Boyer, T. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
phosphorus
Agriculture
Water quality
Decision making
3 Citations (Scopus)

Managing microbial communities in membrane biofilm reactors

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Zhou, C., Zhao, H. P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Tang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Membranes
Electrons
Gases
Selenic Acid