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Biorefinery concept applied to biological wastewater treatment plants: environmental pollution control coupled with material and energy recovery

Grant number: 15/06246-7
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: July 01, 2016 - June 30, 2022
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Sanitary Engineering - Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment
Principal Investigator:Marcelo Zaiat
Grantee:Marcelo Zaiat
Home Institution: Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos (EESC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Co-Principal Investigators:Edson Luiz Silva ; Eduardo Cleto Pires ; Elisabete Moreira Assaf ; Eugenio Foresti ; José Alberto Domingues Rodrigues ; Jose Mansur Assaf ; Maria Bernadete Amâncio Varesche
Assoc. researchers:Alvaro José dos Santos Neto ; Claudio Augusto Oller do Nascimento ; Juliano José Corbi ; Marcelo Loureiro Garcia ; Márcia Helena Rissato Zamariolli Damianovic ; Paula Rúbia Ferreira Rosa ; Rogers Ribeiro ; Suzana Maria Ratusznei ; Valeria Maia Merzel ; Wu Hong Kwong
Associated grant(s):19/05683-5 - 16th IWA World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, AR.EXT
18/12739-4 - DAAL XIII - Latin American Workshop and Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion, AR.EXT
Associated scholarship(s):19/24577-1 - Atomic layer deposition (ALD) as a tool for catalysts surface design and stabilization against sintering., BE.PQ
19/26477-4 - Methane production in an AnSBBR by soy molasses treatment, BP.MS
19/04205-2 - Simultaneous biodegradation of nonylphenol ethoxylated and linear alkylbenzene sulfonated in anaerobic fluidized bed reactor, BP.DR
+ associated scholarships 20/03429-1 - Investigation of the impacts of sulfate reduction in Hydrogenogenic activity during the thermophilic fermentation of sugarcane vinasse, BP.IC
19/19152-1 - Computational methods for modelling and validating cheese whey fermentation process in anaerobic structured bed reactor, BP.MS
18/16948-7 - Hydrogen production by Anabaena sp.and Chlamydomonas sp. from wastewater as alternative to renewable fuel production, BP.PD
19/25395-4 - Hydrogen production assessment by biodiesel production effluent treatment in thermophilic condition, BP.IC
19/13847-8 - Use of glycerol in substitution of sugarcane vinasse in off-season period to maintain the methane production in anaerobic reactor, BP.MS
19/11012-6 - Biohydrogen production from wastewaters in anaerobic structured bed reactor: understanding the role of the fixed bed and its influence on the acidogenic microbial community, BP.MS
18/21901-0 - Environmental impact assessment of vinasse biodigested in anaerobic bioreactor using ecotoxicology assays, BP.PD
19/10980-9 - Oxidative Coupling of Methane using A2B2O7 catalysts, BP.PD
18/26470-7 - Influence of sugarcane bagasse saccharification by laccase for fermentative production of biofuels, BP.PD
18/24269-2 - Azo dye decolorization through fermentation and mineralization in an anaerobic-aerobic system, BP.DR
18/01334-3 - Production of protein-rich cells from microbial biomass cultivation using sugarcane vinasse as substrate, BP.DR
18/17744-6 - Combined system for the treatment of Tetrabromobisphenol a (TBBPA) by anaerobic digestion and advanced oxidative processes, BP.DR
18/25645-8 - Omics approaches in acidogenic reactors without alkalization for organic acid and hydrogen production, BP.PD
18/17715-6 - Biohydrogen production by treating agro-industry wastes (whey and glycerin) in an AnSBBR operated in thermophilic condition, BP.PD
17/22952-4 - Treatment of oil and gas produced water, with autotrophic denitrification using sulfide, associated with the washing of biogas produced in anaerobic reactor, BP.DR
18/04320-3 - Removal of COD and total nitrogen in constructed wetlands with intermittent aeration in relation to hydraulic detention time, BP.IC
18/00213-8 - Dynamics of trace metals in vinasse anaerobic digestion: Effect of Ba supplementation, BP.PD
17/22850-7 - Microbial characterization of removal and degradation of 4-nonylphenol in fluidized bed biofilm reactor on increased scale, BP.MS
17/23008-8 - Assessment of Iron and Nickel nanoparticles influence on batch and continuous reactors fermentative hydrogen production, BP.DR
17/22108-9 - Influence of trace elements copper, iron and manganese in the generation of biogas from the vinasse treatment, BP.IC
18/03334-0 - Strategies for hydrogen production using pentoses liquor generated from sugarcane bagasse's pretreatment during second generation ethanol production, BP.DD
17/18075-8 - Efficiency evaluation and dynamic modeling of intermittently aerated horizontal subsurface-flow constructed wetlands, BP.PD
17/10049-8 - Anoxic-aerobic fixed biofilm reactor under counter-diffusion of acceptors and electron donors for nitrogen compounds removal, BP.DR
17/07194-6 - INTEGRATED ANALYSIS FOR DEGRADATION OF SUGARCANE BAGASSE AND PENTOSE LIQUOR IN A COMPARTMENTALIZED THERMOPHILIC ANAEROBIC FIXED-BED REACTOR, BP.PD
17/18718-6 - Study and evaluation of the influence of different inocules on the antibiotic sulfamethoxazole removal in anaerobic structured bed reactor, BP.IC
17/06940-6 - Evaluation of acidogenic and methanogenic anaerobic reactors in the treatment of vinasse and whey without alkalination, BP.DR
17/09722-0 - Biomethane production in AnSBBR from the co-digestion of vinasse and glycerin: effect of organic load, influent concentration and cycle length, BP.IC
17/12333-5 - Evaluation of the enzymatic hydrolysis (Aspergillus niger) of the sugarcane bagasse applied in the biological production of hydrogen using Clostridium butyricum as fermentative inoculum, BP.IC
17/10154-6 - Study on catalysts based on metal-metal oxide nanocomposites doped and encapsulated by mesoporous coating for methanol production by CO2 hydrogenation, BP.DR
17/05241-7 - Synthesis of C2+OH alcohols from CO2 hydrogenation in polyfunctional catalysts based on Cu, Rh and Fe, BP.DR
17/09144-6 - Acidogenic biomass formation and biologic hydrogen production from sugar vinasse under extreme termophilic conditions, BP.IC
16/21478-4 - Valorization of vinasse from sugar-cane industry by anaerobic digestion: treatment, organic acids recovery and biohydrogen production, BP.PD
17/01722-0 - Biogas obtainment and other compounds of biotechnological interest from citrus/orange processing residues, BP.DR
16/24526-0 - Influence of trace elements in the generation of biogas from wastewater treatment, BP.PD
17/03623-0 - Perovskite applied to the oxidative coupling of methane generated in the treatment of wastewater, BP.DD
16/21529-8 - Study of the use of ADM1 model as platform of modeling for different configurations of reactors used in the anaerobic treatment of vinasse, BP.DR
16/20048-6 - Application cellulolytic and fermentative bacteria isolated from waste banana (Musa spp.) in obtainment of interest biotechnological compounds., BP.DR
16/20047-0 - Assessment of physicochemical and phylogenetic features in the hydrogen production and Homoacetogenesis from wastes of coffee processing, BP.DR
16/16329-0 - Dry reforming of methane over La2Ce2-xNi0,5xO7-´ pyrochlore oxides for syngas production, BP.DR
16/15003-3 - Modelling and optimization of anaerobic processes for treating wastewater containing sulfamethazine, BP.PD
16/11948-3 - Effect of las loading rate on its removal efficiency by co-digestion of commercial laundry wastewater and domestic sewage in a pilot scale EGSB reactor, BP.MS
16/01253-8 - Polyhydroxyalkanoates production from sugarcane vinasse by mixed cultures, BP.PD
14/25366-0 - Using a hybrid fermentative/microbial electrolysis cell system to enhance hydrogen production from sugarcane vinasse, BP.PD
15/18976-0 - WASTEWATER POST-TREATMENT FOR NITROGEN COMPOUNDS REMOVAL USING A HORIZONTAL ANOXIC-AEROBIC REACTOR FEEDING WITH BIOGAS AND AIR, BP.PD
14/16426-0 - Metagenomics of microbiota of anaerobic reactors applied in anionic surfactant degradation in commercial laundry wastewater, BP.PD
13/19025-3 - INCREASING SCALE OF ANAEROBIC FLUIDIZED BED REACTOR FOR REMOVAL OF ANIONIC AND NONIONIC SURFACTANTS IN COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY WASTEWATER, BP.PD
13/15665-8 - STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONAL DYNAMICS OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITY OF ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS APPLIED TO ENERGY RECOVERY AND ENVIRONMENTAL FRAMEWORK OF WASTES GENERATED IN BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION OF 1st AND 2nd GENERATION, BP.PD - associated scholarships

Abstract

The main goal of this Research Project is to establish the fundamental bases to apply the biorefinery concept to a biological wastewater treatment plant, with generation of bioenergy and high value-added products. Such conception is based on the use of anaerobic reactors as the core technology in a wastewater treatment plant, mainly because this process generates a broad spectrum of organic acids and solvents in the liquid phase besides hydrogen and methane in the biogas. In this new approach, the wastewater treatment plant, with their reactors and unit operations, is a network of facilities to produce biofuels, power, and chemicals from organic wastewater. Several challenges must be overcome with this approach, including the low concentrations of organic matter in wastewater, leading to low concentration of intermediates and end products, and the complex composition of wastewater, with spatial and temporal variations. The use of mixed microbial cultures, though important and beneficial for anaerobic process, is another drawback for the biorefinery concept, since process control tends to be difficult. In this context, a multidisciplinary research group was formed to establish the scientific and technological fundaments of a biorefinery fed with wastewater aiming at the generation of profitable products and energy besides complying with its main function of mitigating impacts from the release of wastewater into the environment. (AU)

Scientific publications (63)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
NIZ, MIRIAN Y. K.; FUENTES, LAURA; ETCHEBEHERE, CLAUDIA; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Sugarcane vinasse extreme thermophilic digestion: a glimpse on biogas free management. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, MAR 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
FELIPE, MAYARA CAROLINE; BERNEGOSSI, ALINE CHRISTINE; CARDOSO-SILVA, BRUNA NAYARA; DELL'ACQUA, MARCELO MARQUES; CORBI, JULIANO JOSE. Chironomus sancticaroli generation test applied to chemical contaminants and freshwater sediment samples. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, MAR 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
DA SILVA MAZARELI, RAISSA CRISTINA; VILLA MONTOYA, ALEJANDRA CAROLINA; DELFORNO, TIAGO PALLADINO; CENTURION, VICTOR BORIN; DE OLIVEIRA, VALERIA MAIA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Enzymatic routes to hydrogen and organic acids production from banana waste fermentation by autochthonous bacteria: Optimization of pH and temperature. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 46, n. 12, p. 8454-8468, FEB 16 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
ENG SANCHEZ, FELIPE; TADEU FUESS, LUCAS; SOARES CAVALCANTE, GUILHERME; ANGELA TALARICO ADORNO, MARIA; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Value-added soluble metabolite production from sugarcane vinasse within the carboxylate platform: An application of the anaerobic biorefinery beyond biogas production. FUEL, v. 286, n. 1 FEB 15 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CAMARGO, FRANCIELE PEREIRA; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; BIZE, ARIANE; DUARTE, IOLANDA CRISTINA SILVEIRA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE AMANCIO. Screening design of nutritional and physicochemical parameters on bio-hydrogen and volatile fatty acids production from Citrus Peel Waste in batch reactors. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 46, n. 11, p. 7794-7809, FEB 11 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
YABUKI, L. N. M.; QUELUZ, J. G. T.; GARCIA, M. L. Assessment of phase distribution and removal of metals in anaerobic digesters. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, FEB 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
COLETTA, VITOR C.; GONCALVES, V, RENATO; BERNARDI, MARIA I. B.; HANAOR, DORIAN A. H.; ASSADI, M. HUSSEIN N.; MARCOS, FRANCIELLE C. F.; NOGUEIRA, FRANCISCO G. E.; ASSAF, ELISABETE M.; MASTELARO, VALMOR R. Cu-Modified SrTiO3 Perovskites Toward Enhanced Water-Gas Shift Catalysis: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study. ACS APPLIED ENERGY MATERIALS, v. 4, n. 1, p. 452-461, JAN 25 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
LOPES, LARISSA B.; VIEIRA, LUIZ H.; ASSAF, JOSE M.; ASSAF, ELISABETE M. Effect of Mg substitution on LaTi1-xMgxO3+delta catalysts for improving the C2 selectivity of the oxidative coupling of methane. CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, v. 11, n. 1, p. 283-296, JAN 7 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CAROSIA, MARIANA FRONJA; DOS REIS, CRISTIANE MARQUES; DE MENEZES, CAMILA APARECIDA; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ. Homoacetogenesis: New insights into controlling this unsolved challenge by selecting the optimal C/N ratio, C/P ratio and hydraulic retention time. PROCESS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, v. 145, p. 273-284, JAN 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
FONSECA, RAFAEL FREDERICO; DE OLIVEIRA, GUILHERME HENRIQUE DUARTE; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Modeling anaerobic digestion metabolic pathways for antibiotic-contaminated wastewater treatment. BIODEGRADATION, v. 31, n. 4-6, p. 341-368, DEC 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
MACEDO, WILLIANE VIEIRA; BERNEGOSSI, ALINE CHRISTINE; SABATINI, CAROLINA APARECIDA; CORBI, JULIANO JOSE; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Application of Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction Followed by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis to Determine Tetrabromobisphenol A in Complex Matrices. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 39, n. 11, p. 2147-2157, NOV 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
SOLCIA GUERRERO, RENATA DE BELLO; DINIZ DOS SANTOS, CARLA ELOISA; SOARES, LAIS AMERICO; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Comparison between two different fixed-bed reactor configurations for nitrogen removal coupled to biogas biodesulfurization. Biochemical Engineering Journal, v. 162, OCT 15 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
VIEIRA, LUIZ H.; ASSAF, JOSE M.; ASSAF, ELISABETE M. Stabilization of atomically dispersed rhodium sites on ceria-based supports under reaction conditions probed by in situ infrared spectroscopy. Materials Letters, v. 277, OCT 15 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
REGO, GABRIEL CATUCCI; FERREIRA, TIAGO BORGES; RAMOS, LUCAS RODRIGUES; DE MENEZES, CAMILA APARECIDA; SOARES, LAIS AMERICO; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ. Bioconversion of pretreated sugarcane vinasse into hydrogen: new perspectives to solve one of the greatest issues of the sugarcane biorefinery. BIOMASS CONVERSION AND BIOREFINERY, SEP 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
VILLA MONTOYA, ALEJANDRA CAROLINA; DA SILVA MAZARELI, RAISSA CRISTINA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Improving the hydrogen production from coffee waste through hydrothermal pretreatment, co-digestion and microbial consortium bioaugmentation. BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, v. 137, JUN 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
SILVA RABELO, CAMILA ABREU B.; OKINO, CINTIA HIROMI; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Isolation of Paraclostridium CR4 from sugarcane bagasse and its evaluation in the bioconversion of lignocellulosic feedstock into hydrogen by monitoring cellulase gene expression. Science of The Total Environment, v. 715, MAY 1 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CAMARGO, FRANCIELE PEREIRA; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; DUARTE, IOLANDA CRISTINA SILVEIRA; VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE AMANCIO. Bioaugmentation with Enterococcus casseliflavus: A Hydrogen-Producing Strain Isolated from Citrus Peel Waste. WASTE AND BIOMASS VALORIZATION, v. 12, n. 2, SI APR 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
DELFORNO, T. P.; BELGINI, DAIANE R. B.; HIDALGO, K. J.; CENTURION, VICTOR B.; LACERDA-JUNIOR, V, G.; DUARTE, IOLANDA C. S.; VARESCHE, M. B. A.; OLIVEIRA, V. M. Anaerobic reactor applied to laundry wastewater treatment: Unveiling the microbial community by gene and genome-centric approaches. INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION, v. 149, APR 2020. Web of Science Citations: 1.
MACEDO, THAIS ZANINETTI; DORNELLES, HENRIQUE DE SOUZA; DO VALLE MARQUES, ANA LUIZA; PALLADINODELFORNO, TIAGO; CENTURION, VITOR BONIN; DE OLIVEIRA, VALERIA MAIA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. The influence of upflow velocity and hydraulic retention time changes on taxonomic and functional characterization in Fluidized Bed Reactor treating commercial laundry wastewater in co-digestion with domestic sewage. BIODEGRADATION, v. 31, n. 1-2 APR 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
PALADINO LINO, ANANDA VALLEZI; RODELLA, CRISTIANE BARBIERI; ASSAF, ELISABETE MOREIRA; ASSAF, JOSE MANSUR. Methane tri-reforming for synthesis gas production using Ni/CeZrO2/MgAl2O4 catalysts: Effect of Zr/Ce molar ratio. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 45, n. 15, p. 8418-8432, MAR 18 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CASTELLO, ELENA; NUNES FERRAZ-JUNIOR, ANTONIO DJALMA; ANDREANI, CRISTIANE; ANZOLA-ROJAS, MELIDA DEL PILAR; BORZACCONI, LILIANA; BUITRON, GERMAN; CARRILLO-REYES, JULIAN; GOMES, SIMONE DAMASCENO; MAINTINGUER, SANDRA I.; MORENO-ANDRADE, IVAN; PALOMO-BRIONES, RODOLFO; RAZO-FLORES, ELIAS; SCHIAPPACASSE-DASATI, MARIA; TAPIA-VENEGAS, ESTELA; VALDEZ-VAZQUEZ, IDANIA; VESGA-BARON, ALEJANDRA; ZAIAT, MARCELO; ETCHEBEHERE, CLAUDIA. Stability problems in the hydrogen production by dark fermentation: Possible causes and solutions. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, v. 119, MAR 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
COUTO, P. T.; ENG, F.; NAESSENS, W.; NOPENS, I; ZAIAT, M.; RIBEIRO, R. Modelling sugarcane vinasse processing in an acidogenic reactor to produce hydrogen with an ADM1-based model. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 45, n. 11, p. 6217-6230, FEB 28 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
OLIVEIRA, CRISTIANE ARRUDA; FUESS, LUCAS TADEU; SOARES, LAIS AMERICO; RISSATO ZAMARIOLLI DAMIANOVIC, MARCIA HELENA. Thermophilic biohydrogen production from sugarcane molasses under low pH: Metabolic and microbial aspects. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 45, n. 7, p. 4182-4192, FEB 7 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
VILLA MONTOYA, ALEJANDRA CAROLINA; DA SILVA MAZARELI, RAISSA CRISTINA; DELFORNO, TIAGO PALLADINO; CENTURION, VICTOR BORIN; DE OLIVEIRA, VALERIA MAIA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Optimization of key factors affecting hydrogen production from coffee waste using factorial design and metagenomic analysis of the microbial community. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 45, n. 7, p. 4205-4222, FEB 7 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
SANTOS LOPES, HELBERTH JUNNIOR; RAMOS, LUCAS RODRIGUES; DE MENEZES, CAMILA APARECIDA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ. Simultaneous hydrogen and ethanol production in a thermophilic AFBR: a comparative approach between cellulosic hydrolysate single fermentation and the fermentation of glucose and xylose as co-substrates. Cellulose, v. 27, n. 5 JAN 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
SOARES, LAIS AMERICO; SILVA RABELO, CAMILA ABREU B.; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; SILVA, EDSON LUIS; VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE AMANCIO. Screening and Bioprospecting of Anaerobic Consortia for Biofuel Production Enhancement from Sugarcane Bagasse. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 190, n. 1, p. 232-251, JAN 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CARRILLO-REYES, JULIAN; BUITRON, GERMAN; MORENO-ANDRADE, IVAN; TAPIA-RODRIGUEZ, AIDA CECILIA; PALOMO-BRIONES, RODOLFO; RAZO-FLORES, ELIAS; AGUILAR-JUAREZ, OSCAR; ARREOLA-VARGAS, JORGE; BERNET, NICOLAS; BRAGA, ADRIANA FERREIRA MALUF; BRAGA, LUCIA; CASTELLO, ELENA; CHATELLARD, LUCILE; ETCHEBEHERE, CLAUDIA; FUENTES, LAURA; LEON-BECERRIL, ELIZABETH; MENDEZ-ACOSTA, HUGO OSCAR; RUIZ-FILIPPI, GONZALO; TAPIA-VENEGAS, ESTELA; TRABLY, ERIC; WENZEL, JORGE; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Standardized protocol for determination of biohydrogen potential. METHODSX, v. 7, 2020. Web of Science Citations: 2.
SANTOS, PRISCILLA SOARES; ZAIAT, MARCELO; OLLER DO NASCIMENTO, CLAUDIO AUGUSTO; FUESS, LUCAS TADEU. Does sugarcane vinasse composition variability affect the bioenergy yield in anaerobic systems? A dual kinetic-energetic assessment. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, v. 240, DEC 10 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
ALBUQUERQUE, J. N.; RATUSZNEI, S. M.; RODRIGUES, J. A. D. Biomethane production by thermophilic co-digestion of sugarcane vinasse and whey in an AnSBBR: Effects of composition, organic load, feed strategy and temperature. Journal of Environmental Management, v. 251, DEC 1 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
MOURA, A. G. L.; CENTURION, V. B.; OKADA, D. Y.; MOTTERAN, F.; DELFORNO, T. P.; OLIVEIRA, V. M.; VARESCHE, M. B. A. Laundry wastewater and domestic sewage pilot-scale anaerobic treatment: Microbial community resilience regarding sulfide production. Journal of Environmental Management, v. 251, DEC 1 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
DUARTE DE OLIVEIRA, GUILHERME HENRIQUE; KRAUSPENHAR NIZ, MIRIAN YASMINE; ZAIAT, MARCELO; DOMINGUES RODRIGUES, JOSE ALBERTO. Effects of the Organic Loading Rate on Polyhydroxyalkanoate Production from Sugarcane Stillage by Mixed Microbial Cultures. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, v. 189, n. 4, p. 1039-1055, DEC 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NOGUEIRA, E. W.; LICONA, F. M.; GODOI, L. A. G.; BRUCHA, G.; DAMIANOVIC, M. H. R. Z. Biological treatment removal of rare earth elements and yttrium (REY) and metals from actual acid mine drainage. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, v. 80, n. 8, p. 1485-1493, OCT 15 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
THYSSEN, VIVIAN VAZQUEZ; ASSAF, ELISABETE MOREIRA. Ni/CaO-SiO2 catalysts for assessment in steam reforming reaction of acetol. FUEL, v. 254, OCT 15 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
CARRILLO-REYES, JULIAN; TAPIA-RODRIGUEZ, AIDA; BUITRON, GERMAN; MORENO-ANDRADE, IVAN; PALOMO-BRIONES, RODOLFO; RAZO-FLORES, ELIAS; AGUILAR JUAREZ, OSCAR; ARREOLA-VARGAS, JORGE; BERNET, NICOLAS; MALUF BRAGA, ADRIANA FERREIRA; BRAGA, LUCIA; CASTELLO, ELENA; CHATELLARD, LUCILE; ETCHEBEHERE, CLAUDIA; FUENTES, LAURA; LEON-BECERRIL, ELIZABETH; OSCAR MENDEZ-ACOSTA, HUGO; RUIZ-FILIPPI, GONZALO; TAPIA-VENEGAS, ESTELA; TRABLY, ERIC; WENZEL, JORGE; ZAIAT, MARCELO. A standardized biohydrogen potential protocol: An international round robin test approach. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 44, n. 48, p. 26237-26247, OCT 8 2019. Web of Science Citations: 2.
MACEDO, THAIS ZANINETTI; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; ZAIAT, MARCELO; VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE A. Influence of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate and ethanol on the degradation kinetics of domestic sewage in co-digestion with commercial laundry wastewater. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, v. 42, n. 9, p. 1547-1558, SEP 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
MACEDO, WILLIANE VIEIRA; SANTOS, CARLA E. D.; SOLCIA GUERRERO, RENATA DE BELLO; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL K.; CAVALCANTE DE AMORIM, EDUARDO LUCENA; AZEVEDO, EDUARDO BESSA; DAMIANOVIC, MARCIA HELENA R. Z. Establishing simultaneous nitrification and denitrification under continuous aeration for the treatment of multi-electrolytes saline wastewater. Bioresource Technology, v. 288, SEP 2019. Web of Science Citations: 2.
CAMARGO, FRANCIELE PEREIRA; SALZAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; SILVEIRA DUARTE, IOLANDA CRISTINA; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Influence of alkaline peroxide assisted and hydrothermal pretreatment on biodegradability and bio-hydrogen formation from citrus peel waste. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 44, n. 41, p. 22888-22903, AUG 30 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NIZ, M. Y. K.; ETCHELET, I.; FUENTES, L.; ETCHEBEHERE, C.; ZAIAT, M. Extreme thermophilic condition: An alternative for long-term biohydrogen production from sugarcane vinasse. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 44, n. 41, p. 22876-22887, AUG 30 2019. Web of Science Citations: 1.
MACEDO, WILLIANE VIEIRA; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL K.; AZEVEDO, EDUARDO BESSA; DAMIANOVIC, MARCIA HELENA R. Z. The effect of cations (Na+, Mg2+, and Ca2+) on the activity and structure of nitrifying and denitrifying bacterial communities. Science of The Total Environment, v. 679, p. 279-287, AUG 20 2019. Web of Science Citations: 2.
CARNEIRO, RODRIGO B.; SABATINI, CAROLINA A.; SANTOS-NETO, ALVARO J.; ZAIAT, MARCELO. Feasibility of anaerobic packed and structured-bed reactors for sulfamethoxazole and ciprofloxacin removal from domestic sewage. Science of The Total Environment, v. 678, p. 419-429, AUG 15 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
VILLA MONTOYA, ALEJANDRA CAROLINA; DA SILVA MAZARELI, RAISSA CRISTINA; DELFORNO, TIAGO PALLADINO; CENTURION, VICTOR BONIN; SAKAMOTO, ISABEL KIMIKO; DE OLIVEIRA, VALERIA MAIA; SILVA, EDSON LUIZ; AMANCIO VARESCHE, MARIA BERNADETE. Hydrogen, alcohols and volatile fatty acids from the co-digestion of coffee waste (coffee pulp, husk, and processing wastewater) by applying autochthonous microorganisms. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, v. 44, n. 39, p. 21434-21450, AUG 13 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
BLANCO, V. M. C.; OLIVEIRA, G. H. D.; ZAIAT, M. Dark fermentative biohydrogen production from synthetic cheese whey in an anaerobic structured-bed reactor: Performance evaluation and kinetic modeling. RENEWABLE ENERGY, v. 139, p. 1310-1319, AUG 2019. Web of Science Citations: 4.
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