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A state of the art review on microbial fuel cells: A promising technology for wastewater treatment and bioenergy.
  • Zhuwei Du, H. Li, T. Gu
  • Environmental Science, Engineering
  • Biotechnology advances
  • 1 September 2007
A microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a bioreactor that converts chemical energy in the chemical bonds in organic compounds to electrical energy through catalytic reactions of microorganisms under anaerobicExpand
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Recent advances in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) and microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) for wastewater treatment, bioenergy and bioproducts
Bioenergy is a renewable energy that plays an indispensable role in meeting today's ever increasing energy needs. Unlike biofuels, microbial fuel cells (MFCs) convert energy harvested from redoxExpand
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Mathematical Modeling and Scale-up of Liquid Chromatography
  • T. Gu
  • Chemistry
  • 21 June 1995
Liquid chromatography has proved to be one of the most important tools for separations. Rapid development in biotechnology has increased the demand for chromatography in analytical, preparative andExpand
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Supercritical carbon dioxide pretreatment of corn stover and switchgrass for lignocellulosic ethanol production.
Supercritical CO(2) (SC-CO(2)), a green solvent suitable for a mobile lignocellulosic biomass processor, was used to pretreat corn stover and switchgrass at various temperatures and pressures. TheExpand
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Corrosion behavior of carbon steel in the presence of sulfate reducing bacteria and iron oxidizing bacteria cultured in oilfield produced water
Abstract The corrosion behavior of carbon steel was investigated in the presence of SRB and IOB separately in their respective culture media and in the mixed culture of SRB and IOB in artificiallyExpand
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Microbiologically influenced corrosion and current mitigation strategies: A state of the art review
Abstract In nature, microbes tend to form synergistic biofilms on a wide range of materials using extracellular polymeric substances to embed sessile cells. Problematic biofilms provide environmentsExpand
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Laboratory investigation of microbiologically influenced corrosion of C1018 carbon steel by nitrate reducing bacterium Bacillus licheniformis
Abstract Nitrate injection is used to suppress reservoir souring in oil and gas fields caused by Sulfate Reducing Bacteria (SRB) through promotion of nitrate respiration by Nitrate Reducing BacteriaExpand
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Carbon source starvation triggered more aggressive corrosion against carbon steel by the Desulfovibrio vulgaris biofilm
The study of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) has long been plagued by a lack of clear understanding of MIC mechanisms. In this work, bioenergetics was used to explain why and whenExpand
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New Understandings of Biocorrosion Mechanisms and their Classifications
  • T. Gu
  • Biology
  • 31 August 2012
Microbes were first associated with corrosion as early as 1910. However, much confusion remains in biocorrosion mechanisms because their investigation involves multidisciplinary knowledge in severalExpand
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Bioprocessing strategies to improve heterologous protein production in filamentous fungal fermentations.
Filamentous fungi have long been used for the production of metabolites and enzymes. With developments in genetic engineering and molecular biology, filamentous fungi have also achieved increasedExpand
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