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Bioflocculant production from Solibacillus silvestris W01 and its application in cost-effective harvest of marine microalga Nannochloropsis oceanica by flocculation.
Microalgae are widely studied for biofuel production, however, current technologies to harvest microalgae for this purpose are not well developed. In this work, a bacterial strain W01 was isolatedExpand
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Osmotic power generation by pressure retarded osmosis using seawater brine as the draw solution and wastewater retentate as the feed
Abstract Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) is a promising technology to produce clean and sustainable osmotic energy from salinity gradient. Fresh water is of scarcity in Singapore; however,Expand
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Energy recovery by pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) in SWRO–PRO integrated processes
Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) is a promising technology to reduce the specific energy consumption of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant. In this study, it is projected thatExpand
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Enhanced fouling by inorganic and organic foulants on pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) hollow fiber membranes under high pressures
Abstract We have studied, for the first time, the fouling behavior of pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) hollow fiber membranes under low, moderate and high hydraulic pressures. The thin film compositeExpand
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What is next for forward osmosis (FO) and pressure retarded osmosis (PRO)
Abstract This short review summarizes our understanding and perspectives on FO and PRO processes and meaningful R&D in order to develop effective and sustainable FO and PRO technologies for waterExpand
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Evolution of micro-deformation in inner-selective thin film composite hollow fiber membranes and its implications for osmotic power generation
Abstract Since thin film composite (TFC) hollow fiber (HF) membranes may experience micro-deformation under high hydraulic pressures in the pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) process due to theirExpand
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Pre-treatment of wastewater retentate to mitigate fouling on the pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) process
Abstract Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) has been widely investigated to harness the osmotic energy from salinity gradient. Seawater desalination brine (SWBr) and wastewater retentate (WWRe) areExpand
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Design and fabrication of hollow fiber membrane modules
Abstract Membrane technologies are widely used in separation processes because of their compact size, mild operating conditions and ability to conduct separations that may not be technically orExpand
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Techno-economic evaluation of various RO+PRO and RO+FO integrated processes
Abstract Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) and forward osmosis (FO) have been proposed to integrate with seawater reverse osmosis (RO) in order to reduce the overall energy consumption of desalination.Expand
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Intracellular Vesicle Fusion Requires a Membrane-Destabilizing Peptide Located at the Juxtamembrane Region of the v-SNARE
SUMMARY Intracellular vesicle fusion is mediated by soluble N-ethylmaleimide sensitive factor attachment protein receptors (SNAREs) and Sec1/Munc18 (SM) proteins. It is generally accepted thatExpand
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