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Effect of pH on hydrogen production from glucose by a mixed culture.
The effect of pH on the conversion of glucose to hydrogen by a mixed culture of fermentative bacteria was evaluated. At 36 degrees C, six hours hydraulic retention, over 90% of glucose was degradedExpand
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Extraction of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) of sludges.
The efficacies of extracting extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from aerobic, acidogenic and methanogenic sludges using EDTA, cation exchange resin and formaldehyde under various conditionsExpand
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Characterization of a hydrogen-producing granular sludge.
This study demonstrated that hydrogen-producing acidogenic sludge could agglutinate into granules in a well-mixed reactor treating a synthetic sucrose-containing wastewater at 26 degrees C, pH 5.5,Expand
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Quantification of the internal resistance distribution of microbial fuel cells.
Identifying the limiting factors in a microbial fuel cell (MFC) system requires qualifying the contribution of each component of an MFC to internal resistance. In this study, a new method wasExpand
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Biohydrogen production from starch in wastewater under thermophilic condition.
Batch experiments were conducted to convert starch in wastewater into hydrogen at 55 degrees C at various wastewater pH (4.0-9.0) and starch concentrations (9.2-36.6 g/l). The maximum hydrogen yieldExpand
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Ceramide Kinase, a Novel Lipid Kinase
Ceramide-1-phosphate is a sphingolipid metabolite that has been implicated in membrane fusion of brain synaptic vesicles and neutrophil phagolysosome formation. Ceramide-1-phosphate can be producedExpand
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DLR-Hand II: next generation of a dextrous robot hand
This paper outlines the 2nd generation of multisensory hand design at DLR, based on the results of the DLR Hand I we analysed. Expand
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Hydrogen production using single-chamber membrane-free microbial electrolysis cells.
Microbial electrohydrogenesis provides a new approach for hydrogen generation from renewable biomass. Membranes were used in all the reported microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) to separate the anodeExpand
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Thermophilic H2 production from a cellulose-containing wastewater
Cellulose in wastewater was converted into H2 by a mixed culture in batch experiments at 55 °C with various wastewaters pH (5.5–8.5) and cellulose concentrations (10–40 g l−1). At the optimal pH ofExpand
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Distribution, source and risk assessment of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in urban soils of Beijing, China.
The concentration of PCBs in urban soils of Beijing across six land types including business districts (BD), cultural and educational areas (CE), classical gardens (CG), public green (PG),Expand
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