Works (193)

Updated: May 24th, 2024 07:01

2024 journal article

Microbial community assembly in engineered bioreactors

WATER RESEARCH, 255.

By: S. Smith n, J. Weaver*, J. Ducoste n & F. Iii

author keywords: Microbial community assembly; bioreactors
TL;DR: This review summarizes the ecological theories underpinning MCA, evaluates MCA analysis methods, analyzes how these MCA-based methods are applied to engineered bioreactors, and extracts lessons from case studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: April 1, 2024

2023 journal article

Anaerobic Digestion as a Core Technology in Addressing the Global Sanitation Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 57(48), 19078–19087.

By: X. Almansa, R. Starostka*, L. Raskin*, G. Zeeman*, F. de los Reyes III, J. Waechter, D. Yeh*, T. Radu*

author keywords: waste(water); biogas use and emissions; recovery; WASH; challenges; stakeholder engagement; education
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 journal article

Effect of removal of inhibitors on microbial communities and biogas yield of <i>Jatropha curcas</i> seeds during continuous anaerobic digestion

JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 426.

By: A. Haq n, A. Malik*, A. Khan*, J. Weaver n, L. Wang n, H. Khan*, S. Khan*, A. Shah* ...

author keywords: Anaerobic digestion; Jatropha curcas; Microbial abundance; Biogas; Amplicon sequencing
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: November 13, 2023

2023 journal article

Growth of Dunaliella viridis in multiple cycles of reclaimed media after repeated high pH-induced flocculation and harvesting

SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 891.

By: Y. Lai n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes III

Contributors: Y. Lai n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes III

author keywords: Marine microalgae; Dunaliella viridis; Flocculation; Harvesting; Water reuse; Dissolved organic matter
MeSH headings : Flocculation; Biomass; Chlorophyceae; Microalgae / metabolism; Water / metabolism; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Lipids
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: July 3, 2023

2023 journal article

Microbial community function and bacterial pathogen composition in pit latrines in peri-urban Malawi

PLOS Water.

Ed(s): S. Monteiro

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

Microplate-Based Cell Viability Assay as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Flow Cytometry for Microalgae Analysis

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 57(50), 21200–21211.

By: D. Wang n, F. de los Reyes III & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: cell viability; fluorescent dye; fluoresceindiacetate (FDA); erythrosine B; microplate reader; microalgae; Dunaliella viridis
TL;DR: This study developed new microplate assays utilizing fluorescein diacetate as a live cell stain and erythrosine B as a dead cell stain that provide a low-cost, simple, and reliable method of assessing cell viability. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 journal article

Timing and Trends for Municipal Wastewater, Lab-Confirmed Case , and Syndromic Case Surveillance of COVID-19 in Raleigh, North Carolina

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 113(1), 79–88.

By: N. Kotlarz n, D. Holcomb n, T. Pasha n, S. Reckling n, J. Kays n, Y. Lai n, S. Daly n, S. Palani n ...

Contributors: N. Kotlarz n, D. Holcomb n, T. Pasha n, S. Reckling n, J. Kays n, Y. Lai n, S. Daly n, S. Palani n ...

MeSH headings : Humans; COVID-19 / epidemiology; SARS-CoV-2; Wastewater; North Carolina / epidemiology; Sentinel Surveillance; RNA, Viral
TL;DR: The results provide evidence for investment in SARS-CoV-2 wastewater and CLI surveillance to complement information provided through lab-confirmed cases, and in a major metropolitan area in 2020, the timing of and trends in municipal wastewater, lab- confirmed case, and syndromic case surveillance of COVID-19 were in general agreement. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 30, 2023

2023 article

Using Detrending to Assess SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Loads as a Leading Indicator of Fluctuations in COVID-19 Cases at Fine Temporal Scales: Correlations Across Twenty Sewersheds in North Carolina

Hoffman, K., Holcomb, D., Reckling, S., Clerkin, T., Blackwood, D., Beattie, R., … Christensen, A. (2023, June 5).

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 4, 2023

2023 journal article

Using detrending to assess SARS-CoV-2 wastewater loads as a leading indicator of fluctuations in COVID-19 cases at fine temporal scales: Correlations across twenty sewersheds in North Carolina

PLOS Water.

Ed(s): V. Kapoor

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 19, 2023

2022 journal article

Comparing Rates of Change in SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Load and Clinical Cases in 19 Sewersheds Across Four Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States

ACS ES&Amp;T Water, 7.

author keywords: wastewater-based epidemiology; COVID-19; sensitivity; normalization; threshold; imputation; smoothing
TL;DR: A wastewater sensitivity threshold is estimated-supporting the use of relative, rather than absolute, measures of SARS-CoV-2 wastewater data for more interoperable data sets. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: July 16, 2022

2022 article

Diving Deeper Into Food Waste

Reyes, III. (2022, August 11).

Source: ORCID
Added: April 19, 2023

2022 journal article

Enhancement of biogas yield during anaerobic digestion of Jatropha curcas seed by pretreatment and co-digestion with mango peels

BIOMASS CONVERSION AND BIOREFINERY, 12(5), 1595–1603.

author keywords: Mono-digestion; Anaerobic digestion; Pretreatment; C/N ratio; Methane; Mango peels
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 9, 2020

2022 article

Influence of Inoculum Type on Volatile Fatty Acid and Methane Production in Short-Term Anaerobic Food Waste Digestion Tests

Ding, H., Barlaz, M. A., de los Reyes III, F. L., & Call, D. F. (2022, December 9). ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, Vol. 12.

By: H. Ding n, M. Barlaz n, F. de los Reyes III & D. Call n

Contributors: H. Ding n, M. Barlaz n, F. de los Reyes III & D. Call n

author keywords: anaerobic digestion; food waste; volatile fatty acids; microbial communities; methanogenesis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 10, 2022

2022 journal article

Meeting the Water and Sanitation Challenges of Underbounded Communities in the US

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 56(16), 11180–11188.

author keywords: water and sanitation infrastructure; disadvantaged unincorporated communities; environmental justice; participatory process; sociotechnical design; sustainable solutions
MeSH headings : Humans; Sanitation; Sewage; United States; Wastewater; Water; Water Supply
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 17, 2022

2022 journal article

Multifaceted Assessment of Wastewater-Based Epidemiology for SARS-CoV-2 in Selected Urban Communities in Davao City, Philippines: A Pilot Study

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 19(14).

By: M. Otero*, L. Murao*, M. Limen*, D. Caalim*, P. Gaite*, M. Bacus*, J. Acaso*, R. Miguel* ...

Contributors: M. Otero*, L. Murao*, M. Limen*, D. Caalim*, P. Gaite*, M. Bacus*, J. Acaso*, R. Miguel* ...

author keywords: COVID-19; Philippines; public health surveillance; SARS-CoV-2; wastewater-based epidemiology; whole genome sequencing
MeSH headings : COVID-19 / epidemiology; Humans; Philippines / epidemiology; Pilot Projects; RNA, Viral; SARS-CoV-2 / genetics; Wastewater; Wastewater-Based Epidemiological Monitoring
TL;DR: The assessment of SARS-CoV-2 WBE as a complementary public health surveillance method in susceptible communities in a highly urbanized city without WWTP in the Philippines is piloted by exploring the extraction and detection methods, evaluating the contribution of physico-chemical–anthropogenic factors, and attempting whole-genome sequencing (WGS). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 24, 2022

2022 article

The Complicated Issue of Human Waste

Reyes, III. (2022, August 11).

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 19, 2023

2022 journal article

Using illustrated system analysis for qualitative risk assessment of emptying of pit latrines

FRONTIERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 10.

By: J. Tsai n, N. Wilson* & F. Reyes

author keywords: fecal; fecal sludge management; pit latrine emptying; risk assessment; graphics
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 10, 2022

2021 journal article

Chlorophyll a and non-pigmented biomass are sufficient predictors for estimating light attenuation during cultivation of Dunaliella viridis

ALGAL RESEARCH-BIOMASS BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS, 55.

By: A. Karam n, Y. Lai n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: A. Karam n, Y. Lai n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Light; Light attenuation; Microalgae; Cultivation; Modeling; Dunaliella viridis
TL;DR: Results suggest that when using the Beer-Lambert's law to estimate photosynthetic light attenuation in microalgal cultures, both a chlorophyll a and biomass component should be consistently included. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 24, 2021

2021 article

Development of trash exclusion for mechanized pit latrine emptying

Portiolli, G. F., Rogers, T. W., Beckwith, W., Tsai, J., ole-MoiYoi, P., Wilson, N., & Reyes, F. L., III. (2021, August 12). ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-WATER RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 8.

By: G. Portiolli n, T. Rogers*, W. Beckwith n, J. Tsai n, P. ole-MoiYoi*, N. Wilson*, F. Reyes n

Contributors: G. Portiolli n, T. Rogers*, W. Beckwith n, J. Tsai n, P. ole-MoiYoi*, N. Wilson*, F. Reyes n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Approaches: Anthropological Contributions and Future Directions for Engineering

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 38(5), 402–417.

By: C. Workman*, M. Cairns*, F. Reyes n & M. Verbyla*

Contributors: C. Workman*, M. Cairns*, F. Reyes n & M. Verbyla*

author keywords: appropriate solutions; interdisciplinary; sustainable development; transdisciplinary
TL;DR: Six major themes are identified that, if applied in future engineering approaches, will more equitably integrate stakeholders and multiple vantage points in the successful implementation of WASH projects for marginalized and diverse groups. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Impact of sampling depth on pathogen detection in pit latrines

PLOS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES, 15(3).

Ed(s): P. Lamberton

MeSH headings : Animals; DNA, Bacterial; DNA, Helminth; DNA, Protozoan; DNA, Viral; Humans; Malawi; Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Residence Characteristics; Sewage / microbiology; Sewage / parasitology; Specimen Handling / methods; Toilet Facilities; Urban Population
TL;DR: The results suggest that, for the purposes of routine pathogen monitoring, pit latrine sampling depth does not strongly influence the odds of detecting enteric pathogens by molecular methods. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 29, 2021

2021 journal article

Microbial Contamination in Environmental Waters of Rural and Agriculturally-Dominated Landscapes Following Hurricane Florence

ACS ES&T WATER, 1(9), 2012–2019.

By: A. Harris n, E. Fidan n, N. Nelson n, R. Emanuel n, T. Jass n, S. Kathariou n, J. Niedermeyer n, M. Sharara n ...

Contributors: A. Harris n, E. Fidan n, N. Nelson n, R. Emanuel n, T. Jass n, S. Kathariou n, J. Niedermeyer n, M. Sharara n ...

author keywords: Fecal contamination; floodwater quality; enteric pathogens; microbial source tracking
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2021

2021 journal article

SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Surveillance for Public Health Action

EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 27(9).

By: J. McClary-Gutierrez*, M. Mattioli n, P. Marcenac n, A. Silverman n, A. Boehm n, K. Bibby n, M. Balliet n, F. Reyes ...

Contributors: J. McClary-Gutierrez*, M. Mattioli n, P. Marcenac n, A. Silverman n, A. Boehm n, K. Bibby n, M. Balliet n, F. Reyes ...

MeSH headings : COVID-19; Humans; Pandemics; Public Health; SARS-CoV-2; Wastewater
TL;DR: The key uses, barriers, and applicability of SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance for supporting public health decisions and actions, including establishing ethics consideration for monitoring are described. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2022

2021 article

Sars-Cov-2 Wastewater Surveillance for Public Health Action: Connecting Perspectives From Wastewater Researchers and Public Health Officials During a Global Pandemic

(2021, April 6). [], Vol. 4.

Contributors: J. McClary-Gutierrez*, M. Mattioli*, P. Marcenac*, A. Silverman*, A. Boehm*, K. Bibby*, M. Balliet*, F. de los Reyes III ...

TL;DR: By addressing barriers to use of wastewater surveillance data, the COVID-19 pandemic may be the initiating event that turns this emerging public health tool into a sustainable nationwide surveillance system. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 19, 2021

2021 journal article

Sars-Cov-2 Wastewater Surveillance for Public Health Action: Connecting Perspectives From Wastewater Researchers and Public Health Officials During a Global Pandemic

Preprints.org.

Contributors: J. McClary-Gutierrez, P. Marcenac, A. Silverman, A. Boehm, K. Bibby, M. Balliet, F. de los Reyes III, D. Gerrity ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2021 journal article

The role of emptying services in provision of safely managed sanitation: A classification and quantification of the needs of LMICs

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 290.

By: N. Greene*, S. Hennessy*, T. Rogers*, J. Tsai n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: N. Greene*, S. Hennessy*, T. Rogers*, J. Tsai n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Sanitation; Onsite; Pit latrine; Septic tank; Africa; Asia
MeSH headings : Developing Countries; Feces; Sanitation; Sewage; Toilet Facilities
TL;DR: Results from this study provide background data on the role of emptying sanitation facilities in achieving SDG6, and can be incorporated into investment priorities, policy framing, technology development, infrastructure development, and targeted behaviour change strategies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 21, 2021

2021 article

Wastewater-Based Epidemiology and Whole-Genome Sequencing for Community-Level Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in Selected Urban Communities of Davao City, Philippines: A Pilot Study

Otero, M. C. B., Murao, L. A. E., Limen, M. A. G., Gaite, P. L. A., Bacus, M. G., Acaso, J. T., … Mundo, D. M. N. D. (2021, September 3).

By: M. Otero*, L. Murao*, M. Limen*, P. Gaite*, M. Bacus*, J. Acaso*, K. Corazo*, I. Knot* ...

TL;DR: WBE and WGS as approaches for COVID-19 surveillance in low-resource and low-sanitation communities in Davao City, Philippines were piloted and genomic surveillance in wastewater confirmed the presence of previously reported mutations while identifying mutations not yet registered in clinical surveillance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 19, 2023

2020 journal article

Assessment of alternative herbicides for residential sewer root treatment and their effects on downstream treatment plant nitrification

Journal of Environmental Management, 258, 110058.

By: M. Eslamiamirabadi n, J. Burton n, F. de los Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: M. Eslamiamirabadi n, J. Burton n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

MeSH headings : Herbicides; Nitrification; Sewage; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Wastewater
TL;DR: Overall, Triclopyr appears to be the best performing herbicide with the highest root kill. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Fat, oil, and grease (FOG) deposits yield higher methane than FOG in anaerobic co-digestion with waste activated sludge

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 268.

By: J. Hao*, F. Reyes n & X. He*

Contributors: J. Hao*, F. Reyes n & X. He*

author keywords: FOG deposits; Anaerobic co-digestion; Methane production; Microbial community; DIET
MeSH headings : Anaerobiosis; Bioreactors; Methane; Microbiota; Sewage
TL;DR: Fundamental insights are provided supporting anaerobic co-digestion ofFDs with WAS, demonstrating the advantages of FDs compared to FOG as co-substrate for enhanced biomethane recovery. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 29, 2020

2020 journal article

Increased loading stress leads to convergence of microbial communities and high methane yields in adapted anaerobic co-digesters

Water Research, 169, 115155.

By: L. Wang n, E. Hossen n, T. Aziz n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: L. Wang n, E. Hossen n, T. Aziz n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Anaerobic co-digestion; Grease interceptor waste; Fat, oil and grease (FOG); Perturbation; Adaptation history; Microbial community dynamics
MeSH headings : Anaerobiosis; Bioreactors; Methane; Microbiota; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S; Sewage
TL;DR: Social and ecological insights demonstrated how progressive perturbation can be strategically used to influence methanogenic microbiomes and improve co-digestion of GIW. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 12, 2019

2020 journal article

Modeling cell aggregate morphology during aerobic granulation in activated sludge processes reveals the combined effect of substrate and shear

Water Research, 170(115384), 115384.

By: J. Wu*, . Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: J. Wu*, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Aerobic granular sludge; Computational fluid dynamics; Substrate transport; Activated sludge; Biofilm modelling
MeSH headings : Aerobiosis; Biomass; Bioreactors; Sewage; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Wastewater
TL;DR: The results suggest that rethinking unit process configurations in wastewater treatment facilities will be required to achieve reliable AGS formation and that shear and bulk substrate concentration combined to create the optimal conditions for aerobic granule formation. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 10, 2019

2020 journal article

Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Global Collaborative to Maximize Contributions in the Fight Against COVID-19

Environmental Science & Technology, 54(13), 7754–7757.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2020

2019 journal article

Dynamic Modeling of Microalgae Growth and Lipid Production under Transient Light and Nitrogen Conditions

Environmental Science & Technology, 53(19), 11560–11568.

By: D. Wang n, Y. Lai n, A. Karam n, F. de los Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: D. Wang n, Y. Lai n, A. Karam n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

MeSH headings : Biomass; Lipid Metabolism; Lipids; Microalgae; Nitrogen; Reproducibility of Results
TL;DR: The insights from the model-driven analysis helped improve the mechanistic understanding of transient algae growth and bioproducts formation under environmental variations and could be applied to optimize biofuel and biomass production. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: September 11, 2019

2019 journal article

Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants

Nature Microbiology, 4(7), 1183–1195.

By: L. Wu*, D. Ning*, B. Zhang*, Y. Li*, P. Zhang*, X. Shan*, Q. Zhang*, M. Brown* ...

Contributors: L. Wu*, D. Ning*, B. Zhang*, Y. Li*, P. Zhang*, X. Shan*, Q. Zhang*, M. Brown* ...

MeSH headings : Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Biodiversity; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Geography; Microbiota / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sewage / microbiology; Water Purification / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: Global sampling of microbial communities associated with wastewater treatment plants and application of ecological theory revealed a small, core bacterial community associated with performance and provides insights into the community dynamics in this environment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 26, 2019

2019 journal article

Measuring the Shape and Size of Activated Sludge Particles Immobilized in Agar with an Open Source Software Pipeline

Journal of Visualized Experiments, 1(143).

By: J. Weaver n, J. Williams n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: J. Weaver n, J. Williams n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Environmental Sciences; Issue 143; Digital image analysis; particle size; particle shpe; activated sludge; granular sludge; floc; morphology; microscopy; software; FIJI
MeSH headings : Agar / chemistry; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted; Particle Size; Quality Control; Reproducibility of Results; Sewage / analysis; Software
TL;DR: A protocol is presented that details the steps needed to produce a repeatable, accessible, reproducible, and partially-automated experimental results, and the product of such a method can be well-formatted, well-defined, and easily understood by data analysis software, easing both within-lab analyses and data sharing between labs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 25, 2019

2019 journal article

Relating nitrogen concentration and light intensity to the growth and lipid accumulation of Dunaliella viridis in a photobioreactor

Journal of Applied Phycology, 31(6), 3397–3409.

By: Y. Lai n, A. Karam n, H. Sederoff n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: Y. Lai n, A. Karam n, H. Sederoff n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Dunaliella viridis; Chlorophyta; Lipid; Light; Nitrogen; Photobioreactor
TL;DR: The data show that D. viridis accumulates cellular carbohydrates as a primary carbon and energy storage product and then converts the cellular carbohydrates into cellular lipids as a secondary storage product when nitrogen is depleted, suggesting the possible use of real-time light data as a method for in situ quantification of biomass concentration and chlorophyll a concentration. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2019

2019 chapter

Systems and Methods for Studying Microbial Processes and Communities in Landfills

In Advances in Environmental Microbiology (pp. 129–150).

By: J. Weaver n, L. Wang n, F. de los Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

TL;DR: This chapter focuses on anaerobic reactions that dominate waste decomposition in engineered landfills and begins with a brief description of the major components of a sanitary landfill followed by a discussion of MSW (municipal solid waste) composition. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 11, 2019

2018 journal article

Amending anaerobic bioreactors with pyrogenic carbonaceous materials: the influence of material properties on methane generation

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 4(11), 1794–1806.

By: Q. Cheng n, F. de los Reyes n & D. Call n

Contributors: Q. Cheng n, F. De Los Reyes n & D. Call n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: November 12, 2018

2018 journal article

Controlling aerobic biological floc size using Couette-Taylor Bioreactors

Water Research, 147, 177–183.

By: J. Weaver, H. Hong, J. Ducoste* & F. de los Reyes*

Contributors: J. Weaver*, H. Hong, J. Ducoste* & F. Reyes

author keywords: Aerobic sludge; Floc size; Shear rate; Couette-taylor bioreactor
MeSH headings : Bioreactors; Flocculation; Particle Size; Sewage; Waste Disposal, Fluid
TL;DR: The Couette-Taylor bioreactor (CTB) is introduced as an improved tool for controlling biological floc size, specifically as compared with bubble-column sequencing batch reactors (SBRs) to test the ability to better control shear rates within a CTB to enable better-controlled floc sizes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: December 31, 2018

2018 journal article

Development of Photochemical Microsensors for Evaluating Photosynthetic Light Dose Distributions in Microalgal Photobioreactors

Environmental Science & Technology, 52(21), 12538–12545.

By: A. Karam n, F. de los Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: A. Karam n, F. De Los Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

MeSH headings : Biomass; Kinetics; Light; Microalgae; Photobioreactors; Photosynthesis
TL;DR: The Lagrangian microsensors provide a novel approach for quantifying light within a photobioreactor and showed that bubbles, under the conditions tested, increased the overall light irradiance by 18%; a result not captured by static measurements. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: December 3, 2018

2018 journal article

Impact of material electrical conductivity on the microbial community structure in anaerobic digesters

Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/55232988/

Contributors: Q. Cheng, F. Reyes & D. Call

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2018 journal article

Kenaf addition has mixed effects on process performance of sequencing batch reactors treating municipal wastewater

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 4(5), 711–720.

By: F. Hurley n, X. He*, L. Wang n & F. de los Reyes III

Contributors: F. Hurley n, X. He*, L. Wang n & F. De Los Reyes n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Microbial ecological succession during municipal solid waste decomposition

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(13), 5731–5740.

By: B. Staley*, F. de los Reyes n, L. Wang n & M. Barlaz n

Contributors: B. Staley*, F. Reyes n, L. Wang n & M. Barlaz n

author keywords: Anerobic; Landfill; Microbial community; 16S rRNA gene; Refuse decomposition; MSW
MeSH headings : Archaea / genetics; Archaea / physiology; Bacteria / genetics; Bacterial Physiological Phenomena; Biodiversity; Environmental Microbiology; Phylogeny; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Solid Waste; Waste Disposal Facilities
TL;DR: T-RFLP analysis showed specific taxonomic groups responded differently and exhibited unique responses during decomposition, suggesting that species composition and abundance within Bacteria and Archaea are highly dynamic. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
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Added: August 6, 2018

2018 patent

US Patent No. 10,13,901: Systems for Emptying Pit Latrines and Septic Tanks

By: F. de los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: December 24, 2019

2017 journal article

A critical review of fat, oil, and grease (FOG) in sewer collection systems: Challenges and control

Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 47(13), 1191–1217.

By: X. He n, F. de los Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: X. He n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Fat; oil; grease (FOG); sewer blockage; sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Characterization of pit latrines to support the design and selection of emptying tools in peri-urban Mzuzu, Malawi

Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 7(1), 151–155.

By: R. Chiposa*, R. Holm*, C. Munthali*, R. Chidya* & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: R. Chiposa*, R. Holm*, C. Munthali*, R. Chidya* & F. Reyes n

author keywords: fecal sludge management; low-income countries; Malawi; pit emptying; pit latrine
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Construction and Setup of a Bench-scale Algal Photosynthetic Bioreactor with Temperature, Light, and pH Monitoring for Kinetic Growth Tests

Journal of Visualized Experiments, 6(124).

By: A. Karam n, C. McMillan n, Y. Lai n, F. de los Reyes n, H. Sederoff n, A. Grunden n, R. Ranjithan n, J. Levis n, J. Ducoste n

Contributors: A. Karam n, C. McMillan n, Y. Lai n, F. Reyes n, H. Sederoff n, A. Grunden n, R. Ranjithan n, J. Levis n, J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Bioengineering; Issue 124; Photosynthetic bioreactors; microalgae; growth kinetics; biofuel; temperature; light; pH; automated monitoring
MeSH headings : Biofuels; Bioreactors / microbiology; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Kinetics; Light; Microalgae / growth & development; Models, Biological; Photosynthesis; Temperature
TL;DR: This protocol describes how to size and assemble a flat-plate, bench-scale PBR from acrylic and details how to configure a PBR with continuous pH, light, and temperature monitoring using a data acquisition and control unit, analog sensors, and open-source data acquisition software. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Designing local solutions for emptying pit latrines in low-income urban settlements (Malawi)

Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 100, 336–342.

By: W. Chipeta*, R. Holm*, J. Kamanula*, W. Mtonga* & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: W. Chipeta*, R. Holm*, J. Kamanula*, W. Mtonga* & F. Los Reyes n

author keywords: Fecal sludge management; Gulper; Low-income countries; Pit emptying; Technology; Unplanned settlement areas
TL;DR: The pedal powered Gulper modification is promising as a potential emptying technology for lined pit latrines in unplanned settlement areas and should not be the only design criteria and acknowledge the challenge of handling trash in pit latRines. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Steam Application to Destroy Foam-Forming Bacteria in Activated Sludge Systems

Journal of Environmental Engineering, 143(5), 06017001.

By: L. Cubbage, P. Pitt*, A. Stone*, X. He n & F. L. de los Reyes III

Contributors: L. Cubbage, P. Pitt*, A. Stone*, X. He n & F. Reyes n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
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Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Trash removal methods for improved mechanical emptying of pit latrines using a screw auger

Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 7(1), 85–91.

By: T. Sisco n, T. Rogers n, W. Beckwith n, W. Chipeta*, R. Holm*, C. Buckley*, F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: T. Sisco n, T. Rogers n, W. Beckwith n, W. Chipeta*, R. Holm*, C. Buckley*, F. Reyes n

author keywords: auger; developing countries; Excrevator; pit emptying; trash removal
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Quantifying in situ growth rate of a filamentous bacterial species in activated sludge using rrna:rdna ratio

FEMS Microbiology Letters, 363(22), fnw255.

By: V. Nguyen*, X. He n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: V. Nguyen*, X. He n & F. Reyes n

Ed(s): J. Kreft

author keywords: growth rate; filament; Sphaerotilus natans; rRNA:rDNA ratio; activated sludge; filamentous bulking
MeSH headings : DNA Primers / genetics; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Ribosomal / analysis; DNA, Ribosomal / genetics; RNA, Bacterial / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / analysis; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sewage / microbiology; Sphaerotilus / genetics; Sphaerotilus / growth & development; Water Purification
TL;DR: A method to quantify the in situ specific growth rate of Sphaerotilus natans (a model filament) in activated sludge using the species-specific 16S rRNA:rDNA ratio is developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Shifts in microbial communities in bioaugmented grease interceptors removing fat, oil, and grease (FOG)

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100(16), 7025–7035.

By: X. He n, M. So n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: X. He n, M. So n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Grease interceptors; Microbial community; Bioaugmentation; Fat, oil, and grease(FOG); T-RFLP; Clone library
MeSH headings : Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / metabolism; Bioreactors; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Fats / metabolism; Gene Library; Oils / metabolism; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sewage / microbiology; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Water Purification / methods
TL;DR: Understanding the shifts due to bioaugmentation will result in more informed assessments of the benefits of bioadditives on FOG removal in GIs as well as the effects on downstream sewer lines. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

A methodological framework for linking bioreactor function to microbial communities and environmental conditions

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 33, 112–118.

By: F. de los Reyes*, J. Weaver & L. Wang*

Contributors: F. Reyes, J. Weaver & L. Wang*

MeSH headings : Bioreactors; Biotechnology / methods; Ecosystem; Soil Microbiology
TL;DR: A methodological framework is presented that can guide experimental design, and specific issues that can affect how researchers generate and use data to elucidate the relationships are discussed, that identify bioreactor research opportunities that appear promising. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Aerosolization of a Human Norovirus Surrogate, Bacteriophage MS2, during Simulated Vomiting

PLOS ONE, 10(8), e0134277.

By: G. Tung-Thompson n, D. Libera n, K. Koch*, F. de los Reyes n & L. Jaykus n

Contributors: G. Tung-Thompson n, D. Libera n, K. Koch*, F. De Los Reyes n & L. Jaykus n

Ed(s): C. Bauch

MeSH headings : Aerosols / analysis; Caliciviridae Infections / complications; Caliciviridae Infections / transmission; Caliciviridae Infections / virology; Disease Outbreaks; Gastroenteritis / epidemiology; Gastroenteritis / virology; Humans; Levivirus / isolation & purification; Models, Biological; Norovirus / isolation & purification; Vomiting / complications; Vomiting / virology
TL;DR: This is the first study to document and measure aerosolization of a NoV surrogate in a similitude-based physical model, which has implications for better understanding the transmission dynamics of human NoV and for risk modeling purposes, both of which can help in designing effective infection control measures. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Coupling fluid dynamics with kinetic modeling to quantify the effects of photosynthetic bioreactor design and operation on yield performance

Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/7119297/

Contributors: R. Manavi, S. Yamamoto, J. Levis, J. Ducoste, F. De Los Reyes & R. Ranjithan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2015 conference paper

How to train your digester - Using step and pulse feeding of grease waste to increase community resistance and methane yield by up to 336%

Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition, AWMA, 3, 1581–1589. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84983745996&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: L. Wang, E. Hossen, T. Aziz, J. Ducoste & F. De Los Reyes

Contributors: L. Wang, E. Hossen, T. Aziz, J. Ducoste & F. De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2015 journal article

Life cycle-optimization framework for photosynthetic biorefineries

Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/7119295/

Contributors: R. Manavi, A. Karam, C. McMillan, J. Levis, F. De Los Reyes, J. Ducoste, R. Ranjithan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2015 article

Modified auger for pit latrine desludging in developing countries

HUMANITARIAN TECHNOLOGY: SCIENCE, SYSTEMS AND GLOBAL IMPACT 2015, HUMTECH2015, Vol. 107, pp. 427–429.

By: T. Sisco n, T. Rogers n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: T. Sisco n, T. Rogers n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: pit latrine emptying; fecal sludge management
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Prokaryotic Community Analysis of a Hyperalkaline Spring in the Philippines Using 16S rRNA Gene Clone Library Construction

Philippine Journal of Science, 144(1), 7–18.

By: R. Baculi, N. Lantican, F. de los Reyes lll & A. Raymundo

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 14, 2021

2014 journal article

Power earth auger modification for waste extraction from pit latrines

JOURNAL OF WATER SANITATION AND HYGIENE FOR DEVELOPMENT, 4(1), 72–80.

By: T. Rogers n, F. Reyes n, W. Beckwith n & R. Borden n

Contributors: T. Rogers n, F. de los Reyes III, W. Beckwith n & R. Borden n

author keywords: auger; pit emptying; portable
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Structural integrity affects nitrogen removal activity of granules in semi-continuous reactors

BIODEGRADATION, 25(6), 923–934.

By: C. Mota n, M. Head n, J. Williams n, L. Eland*, J. Cheng n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: C. Mota n, M. Head n, J. Williams n, L. Eland*, J. Cheng n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Fluorescence in situ hybridization; Aerobic granules; Structure; Flocs; Nitrification; Denitrification; Particle size
TL;DR: These findings highlight the importance of structural integrity of granules to their nitrogen removing activity and suggest that granules provided better conditions for Nitrospira compared to flocs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Determining the limits of anaerobic co-digestion of thickened waste activated sludge with grease interceptor waste

WATER RESEARCH, 47(11), 3835–3844.

By: L. Wang n, T. Aziz n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: L. Wang n, T. Aziz n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: Anaerobic co-digestion; FOG; Grease interceptor; Grease trap
MeSH headings : Anaerobiosis; Biofuels; Equipment Design; Fats / metabolism; Food; Oils / metabolism; Sewage; Waste Disposal, Fluid / instrumentation; Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods; Wastewater
TL;DR: Stepwise increases in co-substrate addition led to better microbial acclimation and reduced the GIW inhibitory effect and the results show the significant benefits of anaerobic co-digestion ofGIW and the positive impacts of gradual addition of GIW. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Developing Resilient Anaerobic Co-digesting Microbial Communities

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2013(18), 771–777.

By: L. Wang, E. Hossen, T. Aziz, J. Ducoste, M. Bullard & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2013 journal article

Effects of Powdered Kenaf Supplementation on the Performance of Lab-Scale Activated Sludge Reactors

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2013(10), 5125–5131.

By: F. Hurley & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2013 journal article

Mechanisms of Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) deposit formation in sewer lines

WATER RESEARCH, 47(13), 4451–4459.

By: X. He n, F. Reyes n, M. Leming n, L. Dean n, S. Lappi n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: X. He n, F. Reyes n, M. Leming n, L. Dean n, S. Lappi n & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs); Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) deposits; Free fatty acids (FFAs); Calcium; FOG deposit formation; Sewer lines
MeSH headings : Calcium / analysis; Fats / analysis; Fatty Acids / analysis; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Oils / analysis; Sewage / chemistry; Spectroscopy, Fourier Transform Infrared; Surface Properties; Time Factors
TL;DR: Tests showed that calcium, the dominant metal in FOG deposits, can be released from concrete surfaces under low pH conditions and contribute to the formation process, and a comprehensive model was proposed for the mechanisms of FOG deposit formation in sewer systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 speech

TED Talk: Sanitation is a Basic Human Right

In TED Talk. https://www.ted.com/talks/francis_de_los_reyes_sanitation_is_a_basic_human_right

By: F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: December 24, 2019

2012 journal article

Aerobic Granulation Can Be Induced By Shear Variability

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2012(8), 6921–6926.

By: B. Karami, F. Reyes & J. Ducoste

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2012 journal article

Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Grease Trap Waste

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2012(10), 5428–5434.

By: L. Wang, T. Aziz, J. Ducoste & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2012 journal article

Anaerobic co-digestion of fat, oil, and grease (FOG): A review of gas production and process limitations

PROCESS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, 90(3), 231–245.

By: J. Long n, T. Aziz n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: J. Long n, T. Aziz n, F. Reyes III & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: FOG; Anaerobic digestion; Methane; Wastewater; Grease; Biogas
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Comparison of Bacteria and Archaea communities in municipal solid waste, individual refuse components, and leachate

FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY, 79(2), 465–473.

By: B. Staley*, F. Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

Contributors: B. Staley*, F. Los Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

author keywords: refuse bacterial composition; T-RFLP; landfill microorganisms
MeSH headings : Archaea / classification; Archaea / genetics; Archaea / isolation & purification; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Cities; Garbage; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; Refuse Disposal / methods; Waste Products / analysis; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis
TL;DR: Analysis of the results shows that fresh refuse is most likely not the source of methanogens in landfills, and microbial communities in the solid and leachate phases were different, indicating that both matrices must be considered when characterizing microbial diversity within a landfill. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Effect of Penicillin on Nitrite-Oxidizing Bacteria in Activated Sludge

APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 166(8), 1983–1990.

By: S. Zhang* & F. Reyes n

Contributors: S. Zhang* & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: Nitrite oxidation; Penicillin; Resistance
MeSH headings : Bioreactors / microbiology; Nitrates / metabolism; Nitrification / drug effects; Nitrobacter / drug effects; Nitrobacter / metabolism; Oxidation-Reduction / drug effects; Penicillin G / pharmacology; Sewage / microbiology; Time Factors; Waste Disposal, Fluid
TL;DR: The resistance of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria to penicillin appeared to be positively affected by intermittent aeration only when accompanied by denitrification; otherwise, the aeration mode did not significantly affect the abundance of Nitrobacter and Nitrospira. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Identification of Nitrite-Reducing Bacteria Using Sequential mRNA Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization and Fluorescence-Assisted Cell Sorting

MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 64(1), 256–267.

By: C. Mota*, M. So n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: C. Mota*, M. So n & F. de los Reyes III

MeSH headings : Bacteria / enzymology; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Bacteria / metabolism; Bacterial Proteins / genetics; Bacterial Proteins / metabolism; Flow Cytometry / methods; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence / methods; Nitrite Reductases / genetics; Nitrite Reductases / metabolism; Nitrites / metabolism; Oxidation-Reduction; Pseudomonas stutzeri / genetics; Pseudomonas stutzeri / isolation & purification; Pseudomonas stutzeri / metabolism; Sewage / chemistry; Sewage / microbiology
TL;DR: The molecular approach described can be useful as a tool to help address the longstanding challenge of linking function to identity in natural and engineered habitats. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Physico-chemical Characterization of Grease Interceptors with and without Biological Product Addition

WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, 84(3), 195–201.

By: X. He n, J. Osborne n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: X. He n, J. Osborne n & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: grease interceptor; fats, oils and grease (FOG); bioaugmentation; sanitary sewer overflow (SSO)
MeSH headings : Drainage, Sanitary; Fats / chemistry; Sewage / chemistry; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis; Water Pollutants, Chemical / chemistry; Water Purification
TL;DR: Comparison of specific individual treated and untreated cycles show a positive effect due to the addition of product, and combined data did not show lower FOG concentrations in the GI outlet compared to the combined data for all untreated cycles. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Who's doing what in activated sludge: Relating microbial function to identity using a novel molecular method

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2012(8), 6927–6932.

By: M. So & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2011 journal article

Critical evaluation of solid waste sample processing for DNA-based microbial community analysis

BIODEGRADATION, 22(1), 189–204.

By: B. Staley*, P. Saikaly*, F. Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

Contributors: B. Staley*, P. Saikaly*, F. Los Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

author keywords: Landfill; Solid waste; Refuse; T-RFLP; Sample processing; Bias
MeSH headings : Archaea / genetics; Archaea / metabolism; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / metabolism; Biodegradation, Environmental; DNA, Archaeal / genetics; DNA, Archaeal / isolation & purification; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Bacterial / isolation & purification; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; Refuse Disposal / methods
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Effect of Spatial Differences in Microbial Activity, pH, and Substrate Levels on Methanogenesis Initiation in Refuse

APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 77(7), 2381–2391.

By: B. Staley n, F. Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

Contributors: B. Staley n, F. Reyes n & M. Barlaz n

MeSH headings : Archaea / classification; Archaea / genetics; Archaea / growth & development; Archaea / metabolism; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / growth & development; Bacteria / metabolism; Cluster Analysis; DNA, Archaeal / chemistry; DNA, Archaeal / genetics; DNA, Bacterial / chemistry; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Ribosomal / chemistry; DNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Fatty Acids, Volatile / metabolism; Genes, rRNA; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Methane / metabolism; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; RNA, Archaeal / genetics; RNA, Bacterial / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid; Waste Products
TL;DR: This study suggests that methanogens tolerant to low pH, such as M. barkeri, are required to overcome the low-pH, high-VFA conditions present during the anaerobic acid phase of refuse decomposition. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Effect of spatial differences in microbial activity, pH, and substrate levels on methanogenesis initiation in refuse.

Appl Environ Microbiol, 77(7), 2381–2391. 10.1128/AEM.02349-10

By: B. Staley, F. Los Reyes & M. Barlaz

Contributors: B. Staley, F. Los Reyes & M. Barlaz

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2011 journal article

Evidence for Fat, Oil, and Grease (FOG) Deposit Formation Mechanisms in Sewer Lines

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 45(10), 4385–4391.

By: X. He n, M. Iasmin n, L. Dean n, S. Lappi n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: X. He n, M. Iasmin n, L. Dean n, S. Lappi n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes n

MeSH headings : Dietary Fats / analysis; Drainage, Sanitary; Environmental Monitoring; Food Industry; Industrial Waste / analysis; Sewage / analysis; Sewage / chemistry; Spectroscopy, Fourier Transform Infrared; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis
TL;DR: It is proposed that the formation of FOG deposits occurs from the aggregation of excess calcium compressing the double layer of free fatty acid micelles and a saponification reaction between aggregated calcium and free fatty acids. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Microbial community of a volcanic mudspring in the Philippines as revealed by 16S rDNA sequence analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization

WORLD JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, 27(4), 859–867.

By: N. Lantican*, M. Diaz*, J. Cantera*, F. Reyes n & A. Raymundo*

Contributors: N. Lantican*, M. Diaz*, J. Cantera*, F. de los Reyes III & A. Raymundo*

author keywords: Thermophiles; Environmental DNA; Mudspring; 16S rDNA
TL;DR: This study is the first attempt to use molecular techniques in any environment in the Philippines using 16S rRNA-based approaches and revealed that about 71% of the microbial community present in the Mudspring belong to domain Archaea of which 63% were Cren archaeota and 8% were Euryarchaeota. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 chapter

Anaerobic Biodegradation of Solid Waste

In Environmental Microbiology (pp. 281–299).

By: M. Barlaz n, B. Staley n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: M. Barlaz n, B. Staley n & F. De Los Reyes III

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 18, 2019

2010 journal article

Challenges in determining causation in structure-function studies using molecular biological techniques

WATER RESEARCH, 44(17), 4948–4957.

By: F. Reyes n

Contributors: F. Reyes n

author keywords: Causation; Koch's postulates; Structure-function; Activated sludge; Foaming; Bulking
MeSH headings : RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sewage; Structure-Activity Relationship; Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods
TL;DR: Various causation criteria improving on the Koch–Henle postulates are presented and approaches for determining cause–effect relationships are illustrated using 16S rDNA-based investigations of filaments that cause bulking and foaming in activated sludge. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Challenges in determining causation in structure-function studies using molecular biological techniques.

Water Res, 44(17), 4948–4957. 10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.038

By: F. Reyes

Contributors: F. Reyes

author keywords: Causation; Koch's postulates; Structure-function; Activated sludge; Foaming; Bulking
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2010 article

Foam in Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology, pp. 2401–2411.

By: F. Reyes n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2010 chapter

Foaming

In R. J. Seviour & P. H. Nielsen (Eds.), The Microbial Ecology of Activated Sludge (pp. 215–258). London: IWA Publishing.

By: F. de los Reyes

Ed(s): R. Seviour & P. Nielsen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 14, 2021

2010 journal article

Foaming

Microbial Ecology of Activated Sludge. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/7119275/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2010 journal article

Impact of Storm-Water Runoff on Clogging and Fecal Bacteria Reduction in Sand Columns

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, 136(12), 1435–1441.

By: T. Bright n, J. Hathaway n, W. Hunt n, F. Reyes n & M. Burchell n

Contributors: T. Bright n, J. Hathaway n, W. Hunt III, F. De Los Reyes III & M. Burchell II

author keywords: Sand columns; Escherichia coli; Storm water; Runoff; Ocean outfalls; Seepage rate
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Molecular Methods in Biological Systems

Water Environment Research.

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

TL;DR: In 2009, molecular methods continue to be widely applied in different areas of environmental engineering research and several data analysis methods and software was proposed to analyze large and complex genomic data. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2010 journal article

Performance and Microbial Community Structure of an Onsite Soil/Plant-Based Wastewater Reuse System

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001853/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2010 journal article

Separating Nitrite-Reducing Bacteria in Mixed Culture Samples using Sequential mRNA Fluorescence in situ Hybridization and Fluorescence-Assisted Cell Sorting (SmRFF)

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001854/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2010 journal article

Transport Behavior of Surrogate Biological Warfare Agents in a Simulated Landfill: Effect of Leachate Recirculation and Water Infiltration

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 44(22), 8622–8628.

Contributors: P. Saikaly n, K. Hicks n, M. Barlaz n & F. Los Reyes n

MeSH headings : Bacillus / chemistry; Bacillus / growth & development; Biodegradation, Environmental; Biological Warfare Agents; Bioreactors / microbiology; Colony Count, Microbial; Construction Materials; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Refuse Disposal; Serratia marcescens / chemistry; Serratia marcescens / growth & development; Waste Products / analysis; Water Movements; Water Pollutants / analysis; Water Pollutants / chemistry
TL;DR: Results suggest that significant fractions of the spiked surrogates were strongly attached to SBD, and these results suggest that the suitability of landfills for the disposal of building decontamination residue (BDR) following a bioterrorist attack on a building is evaluated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Use of Molecular Tools to Identify Microbial Communities in a Full Scale Biotrickling Filter Treating Odors from a Municipal WWTP

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2010(3), 855–863.

By: L. Roux, M. Johnson, M. So & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2009 journal article

Multiple approaches to assess filamentous bacterial growth in activated sludge under different carbon source conditions

JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 106(2), 682–691.

By: G. Gulez n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: G. Gulez n & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: activated sludge; carbon source; DGGE; filamentous bulking; FISH
MeSH headings : Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / growth & development; Bioreactors / microbiology; Carbon / metabolism; DNA, Bacterial / analysis; Electrophoresis, Gel, Two-Dimensional; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sewage / microbiology; Species Specificity; Waste Disposal, Fluid
TL;DR: To compare molecular and microscopic approaches in determining which filamentous bacteria grow inactivated sludge reactors when different carbon sources and different activated sludge mixed liquor inocula are used. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Multiple approaches to assess filamentous bacterial growth in activated sludge under different carbon source conditions.

J Appl Microbiol, 106(2), 682–691. 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2008.04049.x

By: G. Gulez & F. Los Reyes

Contributors: G. Gulez & F. Los Reyes

author keywords: activated sludge; carbon source; DGGE; filamentous bulking; FISH
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2008 journal article

Clarifying the roles of kinetics and diffusion in activated sludge filamentous bulking

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, 101(2), 327–336.

By: I. Lou n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: I. Lou n & F. Reyes n

author keywords: activated sludge; filamentous bulking; diffusion limitation; kinetic selection; floc size
MeSH headings : Biomass; Bioreactors; Diffusion; Flocculation; Kinetics; Models, Biological; Sewage / chemistry; Sewage / microbiology; Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods; Water Microbiology
TL;DR: A model integrating the two factors was developed to simulate the substrate concentrations at different depths and floc sizes under intermittently feeding conditions, and modeling results confirmed that substrate diffusion limitation occurs inside the flocs at a certain range of activated sludge floc size sizes over the operation cycle, and provided additional support for the proposed framework. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Microbial Function and Resilience during Shock Loading of Highly Degradable Substrates into Solid Waste

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001855/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2008 journal article

Monitoring Microbial Shifts during Activated Sludge Floc and Aerobic Granule Development

Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, 2008(11), 4672–4678.

By: H. Hong, J. Williams, J. Hsieh, J. Ducoste* & F. Reyes

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 18, 2019

2008 journal article

Optimizing Sampling and Handling of Groundwater and Sediment for Molecular Biological Analysis

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001857/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2008 journal article

Quantifying the In Situ Growth Rate of a Filament and a Floc-former in Activated Sludge

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2008(11), 4660–4671.

By: F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2008 conference paper

Surfactant-assisted electrospun metal nanoparticle-polysaccharide based polymer blend nanofibers for biomedical applications

AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79952291675&partnerID=MN8TOARS

Contributors: C. Saquing, J. Manasco, J. Saquing, C. Bonino, F. Reyes III & S. Khan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2008 journal article

The Effect of Environmental Selection Mechanisms on Microbial Ecological Succession During Refuse Decomposition

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001856/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2007 journal article

Development of quantitative real-time PCR assays for detection and quantification of surrogate biological warfare agents in building debris and leachate

APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 73(20), 6557–6565.

By: P. Saikaly n, M. Barlaz n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: P. Saikaly n, M. Barlaz n & F. De Los Reyes III

MeSH headings : Bacillus / genetics; Bacillus / isolation & purification; Bacillus / physiology; Benzothiazoles; Biological Warfare Agents; Construction Materials / microbiology; DNA, Bacterial / analysis; DNA, Bacterial / isolation & purification; DNA, Ribosomal Spacer / analysis; Diamines; Organic Chemicals; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Quinolines; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 23S / genetics; Rec A Recombinases / genetics; Sensitivity and Specificity; Serratia marcescens / genetics; Serratia marcescens / isolation & purification; Soil Microbiology; Spores, Bacterial / isolation & purification; Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods
TL;DR: The developed Q-PCR assays are highly specific and sensitive and can be used for monitoring the fate and transport of the BW surrogates B. atrophaeus and S. marcescens in building debris and leachate. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Development of quantitative real-time PCR assays for detection and quantification of surrogate biological warfare agents in building debris and leachate.

Appl Environ Microbiol, 73(20), 6557–6565. 10.1128/AEM.00779-07

By: P. Saikaly, M. Barlaz & F. Los Reyes

Contributors: P. Saikaly, M. Barlaz & F. Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2006 journal article

A New Framework for Analyzing Filamentous Bulking in Activated Sludge: Roles for Kinetics and Diffusion

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2006(7), 4884–4894.

By: I. Lou & F. Reyes

TL;DR: A new conceptual qualitative framework was developed and it was hypothesize that the growth rates of filaments and floc formers are affected by the combination of kinetic selection and substrate diffusion limitation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2006 journal article

In situ identification of active nitrite reducers using oligonucleotide probes targeting nirS mRNA

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001858/

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2006 journal article

Investigating Steam Application for Reducing Foaming in Activated Sludge Systems

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2006(13), 321–330.

By: L. Hoyle, P. Pitt, A. Stone & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2006 article

Microbial community structure of activated sludge during aerobic granulation in an annular gap bioreactor

WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 54, pp. 139–146.

By: J. Williams n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: J. Williams n & F. de los Reyes III

author keywords: aerobic granular sludge; annular gap; Couette; denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis; shear
MeSH headings : Aerobiosis; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Bioreactors; Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sewage / microbiology; Soil Microbiology
TL;DR: A novel annular gap reactor was designed to create a controlled shear environment in which aerobic granular sludge could be developed and species identification via DGGE band purification and DNA sequencing closely matched the observed sludge morphology and behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Microbial community structure of activated sludge during aerobic granulation in an annular gap bioreactor.

Water Sci Technol, 54(1), 139–146.

By: J. Williams & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Williams & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 journal article

Changes in the rRNA levels of specific microbial groups in activated sludge during sample handling and storage

LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 41(2), 208–215.

By: J. Keith*, J. Boyer n & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Keith*, J. Boyer n & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: 16S rRNA; membrane hybridization; oligonucleotide probe hybridization; postsampling conditions
MeSH headings : Actinobacteria / isolation & purification; Environmental Microbiology; Flavobacterium / isolation & purification; Nucleic Acid Hybridization; Preservation, Biological; Proteobacteria / isolation & purification; RNA, Bacterial / analysis; RNA, Fungal / analysis; RNA, Ribosomal / analysis; Sewage / microbiology; Time Factors
TL;DR: To quantitatively analyse the changes in group‐specific rRNA levels in activated sludge as a function of sample handling and storage procedure. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Changes in the rRNA levels of specific microbial groups in activated sludge during sample handling and storage.

Lett Appl Microbiol, 41(2), 208–215. 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2005.01745.x

By: J. Keith, J. Boyer & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Keith, J. Boyer & F. Reyes

author keywords: 16S rRNA; membrane hybridization; oligonucleotide probe hybridization; postsampling conditions
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 journal article

Effects of aeration cycles on nitrifying bacterial populations and nitrogen removal in intermittently aerated reactors

APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 71(12), 8565–8572.

By: C. Mota*, M. Head n, J. Ridenoure n, J. Cheng n & F. Reyes

Contributors: C. Mota*, M. Head n, J. Ridenoure n, J. Cheng n & F. De Los Reyes III

MeSH headings : Aerobiosis; Ammonia / metabolism; Base Sequence; Bioreactors; DNA Probes; Nitrites / metabolism; Nitrobacter / genetics; Nitrobacter / metabolism; Nitrogen / metabolism; Nitrosomonas / genetics; Nitrosomonas / metabolism; Oxidation-Reduction; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Transcription, Genetic
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Effects of aeration cycles on nitrifying bacterial populations and nitrogen removal in intermittently aerated reactors.

Appl Environ Microbiol, 71(12), 8565–8572. 10.1128/AEM.71.12.8565-8572.2005

By: C. Mota, M. Head, J. Ridenoure, J. Cheng & F. Los Reyes

Contributors: C. Mota, M. Head, J. Ridenoure, J. Cheng & F. Los Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 journal article

High levels of nitrifying bacteria in intermittently aerated reactors treating high ammonia wastewater

FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY, 54(3), 391–400.

By: C. Mota n, J. Ridenoure n, J. Cheng n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: C. Mota n, J. Ridenoure n, J. Cheng n & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: ammonia oxidizing bacteria; nitrite oxidizing bacteria; nitrification; oligonucleotide probes; intermittent aeration; swine wastewater
MeSH headings : Ammonia / metabolism; Base Sequence; Bioreactors; Cloning, Molecular; DNA Primers; In Situ Hybridization; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; Models, Biological; Molecular Sequence Data; Nitrogen / metabolism; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Proteobacteria / genetics; Proteobacteria / growth & development; Proteobacteria / metabolism; RNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Waste Disposal, Fluid
TL;DR: Stable ammonia removals and no nitrite accumulation were observed even when rRNA levels of ammonia oxidizers and nitrite-oxidizers reached a minimum, suggesting the possibility of significant savings in operational costs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

High levels of nitrifying bacteria in intermittently aerated reactors treating high ammonia wastewater.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol, 54(3), 391–400. 10.1016/j.femsec.2005.05.001

By: C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, J. Cheng & F. Los Reyes

Contributors: C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, J. Cheng & F. Los Reyes

author keywords: ammonia oxidizing bacteria; nitrite oxidizing bacteria; nitrification; oligonucleotide probes; intermittent aeration; swine wastewater
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 journal article

Integrating decay, storage, kinetic selection, and filamentous backbone factors in a bacterial competition model

WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, 77(3), 287–296.

By: I. Lou* & F. Reyes

Contributors: C. In & F. De Los Reyes III

author keywords: bulking; kinetic selection; filamentous backbone; decay rate; storage; modeling
MeSH headings : Bacteria / growth & development; Bioreactors; Flocculation; Kinetics; Models, Theoretical; Monte Carlo Method
TL;DR: Modeling filamentous bulking in activated sludge systems showed coexistence of the two organism types, and sensitivity analysis showed that the kinetic parameters, storage rate constants, and backbone coefficient had the greatest effect on the simulation results. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 conference paper

Intermittent aeration for nitrogen removal from high-ammonia wastewater through nitrification and denitrification in a single reactor

2005 Animal Waste Management Symposium (Research Triangle, NC).

By: M. Head, C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, . Reyes F. L. & J. Cheng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Molecular Methods in Biological Systems

Water Environ Res, 77(6), 718–779.

By: L. Angenent, F. Reyes, D. Oerther & K. Mcmahon

Contributors: L. Angenent, F. De Los Reyes III, D. Oerther & K. McMahon

TL;DR: This review summarizes relevant literature published in 2004 that discussed the advantage of molecular methods compared to culture-based methods in regards to detection of pathogens in engineered and natural systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 conference paper

Nitrogen Removal from Anaerobically Pretreated Swine Wastewater in an Intermittent Aeration Process

2005 Tampa, FL July 17-20, 2005.

By: M. Head, C. Mota*, J. Ridenoure*, R. L. & J. Cheng*

Contributors: M. Head, C. Mota*, J. Ridenoure*, F. De Los Reyes III & J. Cheng*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 conference paper

Nitrogen removal from anaerobically pretreated swine wastewater in an intermittent aeration process

2005 ASAE Annual International Meeting. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70349157669&partnerID=MN8TOARS

Contributors: M. Head, C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, F. De Los Reyes III & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2005 conference paper

Nitrogen removing activity of granules in intermittent aeration reactors treating high-ammonia wastewater

4th International Water Association Specialized Conference on Microorganisms in Activated Sludge and Biofilm Systems (Gold Coast, Australia).

By: M. Head, J. Williams, C. Mota, . Reyes F. L. & J. Cheng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Substrate uptake tests and quantitative FISH show differences in kinetic growth of bulking and non-bulking activated sludge

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, 92(6), 729–739.

By: I. Lou n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: I. Lou n & F. Los Reyes n

author keywords: growth rate; yield; maintenance coefficient; substrate uptake; metabolic modeling; quantitative FISH
MeSH headings : Bacteria / growth & development; Bacteria / metabolism; Biomass; Bioreactors; Gammaproteobacteria / growth & development; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence / methods; Models, Biological; Sewage / microbiology; Thiotrichaceae / growth & development; Thiotrichaceae / metabolism; Water Microbiology
TL;DR: Substrate uptake tests combined with metabolic modeling showed that filamentous bulking sludge had lower growth rates and maintenance coefficients than non-bulkingSludge, providing support for growth kinetic differences in explaining the competitive strategy of filamentous bacteria. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Using intermittent aeration to remove nitrogen from swine wastewater

Industrial Wastewater, 4(4), 9–12.

By: M. Head, J. Ridenoure, C. Mota, . Reyes F. L. & J. Cheng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

WHAT DO FILAMENTS LIKE TO EAT? USING DGGE AND FISH TO TEST THE EFFECT OF CARBON SOURCE AND SEED SLUDGE ON FILAMENTOUS GROWTH IN ACTIVATED SLUDGE

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2005(9), 5890–5900.

By: G. Gulez & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 journal article

DETERMINING GROWTH RATE, YIELD AND MAINTENANCE COEFFICIENT OF FILAMENTS AND FLOC FORMERS USING SUBSTRATE UPTAKE TESTS AND METABOLIC MODELING

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2004(13), 690–700.

By: I. Lou & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 journal article

EFFECTS OF AERATION CYCLES ON POPULATIONS OF NITRIFYING BACTERIA AND NITROGEN REMOVAL IN INTERMITTENTLY-AERATED REACTORS

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2004(13), 776–789.

By: C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, M. Head, J. Cheng & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 conference paper

Effects of aeration cycles on populations of nitrifying bacteria and nitrogen removal in intermittently-aerated reactors

77th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference : the water quality event : Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 2-6, 2004.

By: C. Mota, J. Ridenoure, J. Cheng & . Reyes F. L.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

HEAT TREATMENT COMBINED WITH CATION ADDITION TO IMPROVE THE DEWATERABILITY OF WASTE ACTIVATED SLUDGE

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2004(8), 48–57.

By: M. Skidmore & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 review

Molecular methods in biological systems

[Review of ]. WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, 76(6), 605–667.

By: F. Reyes, D. Oerther & L. Angenent

Contributors: F. De Los Reyes III, D. Oerther & L. Angenent

TL;DR: Current library approaches need to be significantly expanded to include a larger number of isolates if these methods are to be used for tracking the source of pathogenic pollution in the environment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

OPTIMIZATION OF INTERMITTENT AERATION FOR NITROGEN REMOVAL FROM SWINE WASTEWATER

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2004(10), 238–245.

By: J. Ridenoure, M. Head, C. Mota, F. Reyes & J. Cheng

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 conference paper

Optimization of intermittent aeration for nitrogen removal from swine wastewater

77th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference : the water quality event : Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 2-6, 2004.

By: J. Ridenoure, M. Head, C. Mota, . Reyes F. L. & J. Cheng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Relationship of species-specific filament levels to filamentous bulking in activated sludge

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(4), 2420–2428.

By: J. Liao, I. Lou & F. De Los Reyes

Contributors: J. Liao & I. Lou

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Relationship of species-specific filament levels to filamentous bulking in activated sludge

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(4), 2420–2428.

By: J. Liao n, I. Lou n & F. Reyes n

Contributors: J. Liao n, I. Lou n & F. Reyes n

MeSH headings : Biomass; Bioreactors; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; RNA, Bacterial / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sewage / chemistry; Sewage / microbiology; Species Specificity; Sphaerotilus / genetics; Sphaerotilus / growth & development; Thiotrichaceae / genetics; Thiotrichaceae / growth & development
TL;DR: A statistics-based quantification method for estimating the biomass levels of specific filaments using 16S rRNA-targeted fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) probes showed that high levels of filaments occurred inside the flocs in nonbulking sludge, supporting the “substrate diffusion limitation” hypothesis for bulking. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2004 journal article

Relationship of species-specific filament levels to filamentous bulking in activated sludge.

Appl Environ Microbiol, 70(4), 2420–2428.

By: J. Liao, I. Lou & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Liao, I. Lou & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 conference paper

Detection of unusually high levels of nitrifying bacteria in reactors treating high nitrogen wastewater

American Society for Microbiology 103rd General Meeting, May 18-22, 2003, Washington, D.C.

By: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & . Reyes F. L.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Detection of unusually high levels of nitrifying bacteria in reactors treating high nitrogen wastewater

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001859/

Contributors: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2003 journal article

Detection of unusually high levels of nitrifying bacteria in reactors treating high nitrogen wastewater.

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 103, Q-182. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=BCI&KeyUT=BCI:BCI200300546567&KeyUID=BCI:BCI200300546567

By: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & F. Reyes

Contributors: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 journal article

Estimation of kinetic parameters in bulking and non-bulking activated sludge: Effects on filament/floc former competition

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001861/

Contributors: I. Lou & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2003 journal article

Estimation of kinetic parameters in bulking and non-bulking activated sludge: Effects on filament/floc former competition.

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 103, Q-183. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=BCI&KeyUT=BCI:BCI200300546568&KeyUID=BCI:BCI200300546568

By: I. Lou & F. Reyes

Contributors: I. Lou & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 journal article

Molecular Methods in Biological Systems

Water Environ Res, 75(6), 65–139.

By: F. Reyes, D. Oerther & L. Angenent

TL;DR: In papers published in 2002, molecular tools were used to investigate microorganisms that are important to public health, as well as microorganisms responsible for various biochemical functions in bioreactors, in situ remediation, and natural systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 conference paper

Optimization of nitrogen removal from anaerobically-pretreated swine wastewater in intermittent aeration tanks

Animal, Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes IX : proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium, 12-15 October, 2003, Raleigh, North Carolina, 9.

By: Z. Hu, C. Mota, . Reyes F. L. & J. Cheng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 chapter

Optimization of nitrogen removal from anaerobically-pretreated swine wastewater in intermittent aeration tanks

In Animal, Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes Ix, Proceedings (pp. 590–595). http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000224513200073&KeyUID=WOS:000224513200073

By: Z. Hu, C. Mota, F. Reyes, J. Cheng & Asae

Contributors: Z. Hu, C. Mota, F. Reyes, J. Cheng & Asae

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 journal article

Optimization of nitrogen removal from anaerobically-pretreated swine wastewater in intermittent aeration tanks

Animal, Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes Ix, Proceedings. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/7119259/

Contributors: Z. Hu, C. Mota, F. Reyes & J. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2003 journal article

POPULATION DYNAMICS OF NITRIFYING BACTERIA IN INTERMITTENTLY-AERATED REACTORS TREATING HIGH NITROGEN WASTEWATER

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2003(7), 585–590.

By: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & F. Reyes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 conference paper

Population dynamics of nitrifying bacteria in intermittently-aerated reactors treating high nitrogen wastewater

WEFTEC.03 : Conference Program & Exhibitor Guide : 76th Annual Technial Exhibition and Conference : the water quality event : Los Angeles, October 11-15, 2003, Los Angeles Convention Center.

By: C. Mota, Z. Hu, J. Cheng & . Reyes F. L.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Presence of Paracoccus pantotrophus as an indicator of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in an intermittently aerated continuously-fed batch reactor

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001860/

Contributors: J. Williams & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2003 journal article

Presence of Paracoccus pantotrophus as an indicator of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in an intermittently aerated continuously-fed batch reactor.

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 103, Q-253. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=BCI&KeyUT=BCI:BCI200300546638&KeyUID=BCI:BCI200300546638

By: J. Williams & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Williams & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 journal article

QUANTIFYING SPECIES-SPECIFIC FILAMENTOUS BULKING THRESHOLDS USING MOLECULAR AND REACTOR STUDIES

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2003(11), 740–749.

By: J. Liao, I. Lou & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2003 conference paper

Quantifying nitrifying bacteria in bioreactors treating swine wastewater

2003 Quad Conference (Blacksburg, VA).

By: C. Mota, J. Cheng & . Reyes F. L.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Detection and quantification of an environmentally versatile Bacillus strain using hybridization probes targeting the 16S rRNA and 16S-23S rRNA spacer region

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 102, 431. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=BCI&KeyUT=BCI:BCI200200616990&KeyUID=BCI:BCI200200616990

By: J. Keith, J. Leder & F. Reyes

Contributors: J. Keith, J. Leder & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Detection and quantification of an environmentally versatile Bacillus strain using hybridization probes targeting the 16S rRNA and 16S-23S rRNA spacer region

Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/15001862/

Contributors: J. Keith, J. Leder & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2002 journal article

MODELING THE COMPETITION BETWEEN FILAMENTS AND FLOC FORMERS: INTEGRATING DECAY RATE, STORAGE, KINETIC SELECTION, AND FILAMENTOUS BACKBONE THEORY

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2002(17), 47–58.

By: I. Lou & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Microbial Community Structures in Foaming and Nonfoaming Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment Plants

Water Environ Res, 74(5), 437–449.

By: F. Reyes*, D. Rothauszky & L. Raskin

Contributors: F. Reyes*, D. Rothauszky & L. Raskin

author keywords: activated sludge; filamentous foaming; microbial community structure; oligonucleotide probes
MeSH headings : Bacteria; DNA Primers; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Data Collection; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; Population Dynamics; RNA, Ribosomal; Surface-Active Agents; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Water Microbiology
TL;DR: Measurements of microbial population abundance showed that the levels of mycolata, particularly Gordonia spp. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Microbial community structures in foaming and nonfoaming full-scale wastewater treatment plants.

Water Environ Res, 74(5), 437–449.

By: F. Reyes, D. Rothauszky & L. Raskin

Contributors: F. Reyes, D. Rothauszky & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Microbial community structures in foaming and nonfoaming full-scale wastewater treatment plants.

Water Environment Research : a Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 74(5), 437–449. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036730237&partnerID=MN8TOARS

Contributors: F. de los Reyes 3rd., D. Rothauszky & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Molecular Methods in Biological Systems

Water Environ Res, 74(6), 71–105.

By: D. Oerther & F. Reyes

Contributors: D. Oerther & F. Reyes

TL;DR: Molecular tools were used to investigate microorganisms that are important to public health, as well as microorganisms responsible for various biochemical functions in bioreactors, in situ remediation, and natural systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 article

Optimization of activated sludge designs using genetic algorithms

WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 45, pp. 187–198.

By: T. Doby n, D. Loughlin n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: T. Doby n, D. Loughlin n, F. Reyes n & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: activated sludge; design; genetic algorithms; optimization; wastewater treatment
TL;DR: A framework in which a genetic algorithm (GA) and a static activated sludge (AS) treatment plant design model (WRC AS model) are used to identify low cost activatedSludge designs that meet specified effluent limits is described. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 book

Optimization of activated sludge designs using genetic algorithms

In Water Science and Technology (Vol. 45, pp. 187–198). http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036219345&partnerID=MN8TOARS

Contributors: T. Doby, D. Loughlin, F. De Los Reyes III & J. Ducoste

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Optimization of activated sludge designs using genetic algorithms

Water Science and Technology, 45(6), 187–198. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000175103800019&KeyUID=WOS:000175103800019

By: T. Doby, D. Loughlin, F. Reyes & J. Ducoste

Contributors: T. Doby, D. Loughlin, F. Reyes & J. Ducoste

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Role of filamentous microorganisms in activated sludge foaming: relationship of mycolata levels to foaming initiation and stability

Water Research, 36(2), 445–459.

By: F. Reyes* & L. Raskin*

Contributors: F. Reyes* & L. Raskin*

author keywords: activated sludge; filamentous foaming; nocardioforms; foam threshold; Gordonia amarae; 16S ribosomal RNA
MeSH headings : Actinomycetales / physiology; Bioreactors; Mycolic Acids / metabolism; Population Dynamics; Seasons; Sewage / chemistry; Sewage / microbiology; Temperature
TL;DR: The relationship between the levels of mycolic acid-containing actinomycetes, Gordonia spp. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2002 journal article

Role of filamentous microorganisms in activated sludge foaming: relationship of mycolata levels to foaming initiation and stability.

Water Res, 36(2), 445–459.

By: F. Reyes & L. Raskin

Contributors: F. Reyes & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2001 journal article

CHARACTERIZATION OF FILAMENTOUS BULKING IN ACTIVATED SLUDGE USING OLIGONUCLEOTIDE HYBRIDIZATION PROBES

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2001(15), 708–717.

By: J. Liao, J. Keith & F. Reyes

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2001 conference paper

Microbial community structure in foaming and non-foaming full scale activated sludge plants

Microorganisms in activated sludge and biofilm processes III: Selected proceedings of the 3rd IWA International Specialised Conference on Microorganisms in Activated Sludge and Biofilm Processes, held in Rome, Italy, 13-15 June 2001 (Water science & technology,; v. 46, no. 1-2), (2001 June), 385–392. London: IWA Pub.

By: F. Reyes & L. Raskin

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Molecular Methods in Biological Systems

Water Environ Res, 73(6), 116–150.

By: D. Oerther & F. Reyes

Contributors: D. Oerther & F. Reyes

TL;DR: This review summarizes relevant literature published in 2000 that can be used to understand microorganisms that are important to public health, as well as microorganisms responsible for various biochemical functions in bioreactors, in situ remediation, and natural systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2001 journal article

Molecular methods in biological systems

Water Environment Research, 73(5).

Francis Lajara De Los Reyes

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 conference paper

Performance and microbial community structure during startup of a single reactor nitrogen removal activated sludge sytem

Microorganisms in activated sludge and biofilm processes III: Selected proceedings of the 3rd IWA International Specialised Conference on Microorganisms in Activated Sludge and Biofilm Processes, held in Rome, Italy, 13-15 June 2001 (Water science & technology,; v. 46, no. 1-2), 46(1-2). London: IWA Pub.

By: F. Reyes, J. Cheng, C. Fonner, J. Liao & J. Keith

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Quantifying filamentous microorganisms in activated sludge before, during, and after an incident of foaming by oligonucleotide probe hybridizations and antibody staining

WATER RESEARCH, 35(14), 3325–3336.

By: D. Oerther*, F. Reyes*, M. Reyes* & L. Raskin*

Contributors: D. Oerther*, F. Reyes*, M. Reyes* & L. Raskin*

author keywords: contact stabilization activated sludge; filamentous foaming; wastewater treatment; oligonucleotide hybridization probes; ribosomal RNA; antibody stain
MeSH headings : Actinomycetales / genetics; Actinomycetales / isolation & purification; Antibodies; Biomass; Immunoblotting; In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence; Oligonucleotide Probes; RNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Seasons; Sewage / microbiology; Water Purification
TL;DR: Gordonia spp. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Quantifying filamentous microorganisms in activated sludge before, during, and after an incident of foaming by oligonucleotide probe hybridizations and antibody staining.

Water Res, 35(14), 3325–3336.

By: D. Oerther, F. Reyes, M. Reyes & L. Raskin

Contributors: D. Oerther, F. Reyes, M. Reyes & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2001 conference paper

System-Wide Optimization of Wastewater Treatment Plants Using Genetic Algorithms

Bridging the gap : meeting the world's water and environmental resources challenges : proceedings of World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2001, May 20-24, 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA, 111.

By: D. Loughlin n, T. Doby n, J. Ducoste n & F. de los Reyes n

Contributors: D. Loughlin n, T. Doby n, J. Ducoste n & F. Reyes III

Event: World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2001 at Orlando, Florida on May 20-24, 2001

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 18, 2019

2000 journal article

THE RELATIONSHIP OF FILAMENT LEVELS TO FOAMING IN ACTIVATED SLUDGE DETERMINED BY OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBE HYBRIDIZATIONS

Proc Water Environ Fed, 2000(14), 13–21.

By: F. Reyes & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

2000 conference paper

The relationship of filament levels to foaming in activated sludge determined by Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridzations, Research Symposium (Sustainbility and excellence in environmental research), Proc.

73rd Water Environment Federation Annual Conference and Exposition (WEFTEC 2000), October 14-18, Anaheim, CA.

By: F. Reyes & L. Raskin

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Interfacing phylogenetic oligonucleotide probe hybridizations with representations of microbial populations and specific growth rates in mathematical models of activated sludge processes

Water Science and Technology, 39(1), 11–20.

author keywords: activated sludge; biological nutrient removal; mechanistic mathematical models; oligonucleotide probes; ribosomal RNA
TL;DR: Correlations between concentrations of “theoretical” microbial populations predicted by mechanistic models and quantitative information obtained with oligonucleotide probe hybridizations are not yet developed, so future work should develop such correlations, while addressing the limitations of the molecular assays. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

1999 journal article

Simultaneous oligonucleotide probe hybridization and immunostaining for in situ detection of Gordona species in activated sludge

FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 29(2), 129–136.

By: D. Oerther, F. Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Contributors: D. Oerther, F. De Los Reyes Iii, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

TL;DR: The results suggest that the ribosomal RNA content of individual cells of Gordona in activated sludge is highly variable, and the combined use of an immunostain and an oligonucleotide probe targeting ribosomic RNA can determine the identity of single cells and provide an approximation of their activity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

1999 journal article

Simultaneous oligonucleotide probe hybridization and immunostaining for in situ detection of Gordona species in activated sludge

FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Contributors: D. Oerther*, F. Reyes*, M. Hernandez* & L. Raskin*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

1999 journal article

Simultaneous oligonucleotide probe hybridization and immunostaining for in situ detection of Gordona species in activated sludge

Fems Microbiology Ecology, 29(2), 129–136. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000081005100002&KeyUID=WOS:000081005100002

By: D. Oerther, F. Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Contributors: D. Oerther, F. Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

1998 journal article

Characterization of filamentous foaming in activated sludge systems using oligonucleotide hybridization probes and antibody probes

Water Science and Technology, 37(4-5), 485–493.

By: F. Reyes, D. Oerther, M. Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Contributors: F. Reyes, D. Oerther, M. Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

TL;DR: Simultaneous staining with labeled antibodies and oligonucleotide probes provide a definitive identification for Gordona, and represents a new approach for in situ studies of this organism9s role in foaming. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

1998 journal article

Characterization of filamentous foaming in activated sludge systems using oligonucleotide hybridization probes and antibody probes

Water Science and Technology, 37(4-5), 485–493. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=BCI&KeyUT=BCI:BCI199800324173&KeyUID=BCI:BCI199800324173

By: F. Los Reyes, D. Oerther, M. De Los Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Contributors: F. Los Reyes, D. Oerther, M. De Los Reyes, M. Hernandez & L. Raskin

Source: ORCID
Added: January 18, 2019

1998 journal article

Identification and quantification of Gordona amarae strains in activated sludge systems using comparative rRNA sequence analysis and phylogenetic hybridization probes

Water Science and Technology, 37(4-5), 521–525.

By: M. Reyes*, F. Reyes*, M. Hernandez* & L. Raskin*

Contributors: M. Reyes*, F. Reyes*, M. Hernandez*