Papers by the Mermaid fellows

Matassa, S., Batstone, D.J., Hülsen, T. Schnoor, J., Verstraete, W. (2015). Can Direct Conversion of Used Nitrogen to New Feed and Protein Help Feed the World?  49 (9), 5247-5254,
doi: 10.1021/es505432w

Proctor, CR., Hammes, F. (2015). Drinking water microbiology - from measurement to management. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.12.014.

Matassa, S., Boon, N., and Verstraete, W. (2014). Resource recovery from used water: The manufacturing abilities of hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria. Water Res. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2014.10.028.

Proctor , CR.,  Gächter, M.,  Kötzsch, S., Rölli, F., Sigrist, R., Walser, J-C., Hammes, F. (2016). Biofilms in shower hoses – choice of pipe material influences bacterial growth and communities. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2 (4), 670-682, doi: 10.1039/C6EW00016A

Palomo, A., Fowler J.S., Gülay, A., Rasmussen, S., Sicheritz-Ponten, T., Smets, BF. (2016) Metagenomic analysis of rapid gravity sand filter microbial communities suggests novel physiology of Nitrospira spp., ISME Journal 6, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2016.75 (Open access- if available)

Kinnunen, M., Dechesne, A., Proctor, C., Hammes, F., Johnson, D., Quintela-Baluja, M., Graham, D., Daffonchio, D., Fodelianaki, S., Hahn, N., Boon, N., Smets, BF. (2016). A conceptual framework for invasion in microbial communities. ISME Journal, 6, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2016.75 (Open Access - if available)

Matassa, S., Boon, N., Pikaar, I., Verstraete, W.  (2016). Microbial protein: future sustainable food supply route with low environmental footprint, Microbial Biotechnology 6, doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12369

Dechesne, A., Musovic, S., Palomo, A., Diwan, V., Smets BF. (2016) Underestimation of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria abundance by amplification bias in amoA -targeted qPCR, Microbial Biotechnology, Vol. 9/Issue 4, doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12366 (Open Access - if available)

Matassa, S., Verstraete, W., Pikaar, I., Boon, N. (2016). Autotrophic nitrogen assimilation and carbon capture for microbial protein production by a novel enrichment of hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria. Water Research Vol. 101, 137-146, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.077

Torresi, E., Fowler, J.S., Polesel, F., Bester, K., Andersen, H.R., Smets, B.F.,  Plósz, B.G., Christensson, M. (2016). Biofilm Thickness Influences Biodiversity in Nitrifying MBBRs—Implications on Micropollutant Removal. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 50/Issue 17, 9279-9288, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02007 (Open access - if available)

Torresi, E., Casas, M.E., Polesel, F., Plósz, B.G., Christensson, M., Bester, K. (2017) Impact of external carbon dose on the removal of micropollutants using methanol and ethanol in post-denitrifying Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors, Water Research, Vol. 108, 95-105 doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.10.068 (Open access - if available)

Wang, X , Oehmen, A., Freitas, E.B., Carvalho, G., Reis, M.A.M. (2017) The link of feast-phase dissolved oxygen (DO) with substrate competition and microbial selection in PHA production, Water Research, Vol. 112, 269-278, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.064

S. Van Nevel, S., S. Koetzsch, S., Proctor, C.R., Besmer, M.D.,Prest, E.I., Vrouwenvelder,  J.S., Knezev, A., Boon, N., Hammes, F. (2017) Flow cytometric bacterial cell counts challenge conventional heterotrophic plate counts for routine microbiological drinking water monitoring, Water Research, Vol. 113, 191-206, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.065

Kinnunen, M., Gülay, A., Albrechtsen, H-J., Dechesne, A., Smets, B.F. (2017). Nitrotoga is selected over Nitrospira in newly assembled biofilm communities from a tap water source community at increased nitrite loading, Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 19/Issue 7, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13792 (Open access - if available)

Nguyen, P. Y., Carvalho, G., Reis, A.C., Nunes, O.C., Reis, M.A.M., Oehmen, A. (2017). Impact of biogenic substrates on sulfamethoxazole biodegradation kinetics by Achromobacter denitrificans strain PR1, Biodegration, Vol. 28/Issue 2-3, 205-217, doi: 10.1007/s10532-017-9789-6

Ulrich, B.A., Vignola, M, Edgehouse, K., Werner, D., Higgins, C.P. (2017) Organic Carbon Amendments for Enhanced Biological Attenuation of Trace Organic Contaminants in Biochar-Amended Stormwater Biofilters, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 51/Issue 16, 9184-9193, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01164

Polesel, F., Torresi, E., Loreggian, L., Casas, M.E., Christensson, M., Bester, K., Plósz, B.G. (2017). Removal of pharmaceuticals in pre-denitrifying MBBR – Influence of organic substrate availability in single- and three-stage configurations, Water Research, vol. 123, 408-419, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.06.068 (Open access - if available)

Torresi, E., Polesel, F., Bester, K., Christensson, M., Smets, B.F., Trapp, S., Andersen, H.R., Plósz, B.G. (2017). Diffusion and sorption of organic micropollutants in biofilms with varying thicknesses. Water Research, Vol. 123, 388-400, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.06.027 (Open access - if available)

Vignola, M., Werner, D., Wade M.J., Meynet, P., Davenport, R.J. (2017) Medium shapes the microbial community of water filters with implications for effluent quality, Water Research doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.09.042

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