|| List of recent Aerobic-related patents
|Syntrophic co-culture of anaerobic microorganism for production of n-butanol from syngas|
This invention provides compositions for the production of butanol. Specifically, the compositions of the present invention use syntrophic co-cultures for the production of butanol from syngas..
|Installation and method for biomass conversion into methane|
The present invention relates to apparatuses, such as small and medium scale processing plants, for conversion of biomass into methane and other high-grade products such as fertiliser. The present invention further relates to methods and uses of the present apparatuses for conversion of biomass into methane and other high-grade products such as fertiliser.
|Novel kluyveromyces marxianus strains and method of using strains|
Described are novel kluyveromyces marxianus strains nrrl y-50798 and y-50799, that were obtained by uv-c irradiation of wild-type k. Marxianus nrrl y-1109 cultures.
|Method for production of n-butanol from syngas using syntrophic co-cultures of anaerobic microorganisms|
This invention provides methods and systems for the production of butanol. Specifically, the methods and systems of the present invention use syntrophic co-cultures for the production of butanol from syngas..
|Abscisic acid against cancer|
Abscisic acid (aba) a naturally occurring plant hormone has been identified in this invention with potent properties to fight cancer. Aba is able to produce a hyperpolarization condition on plasma membrane through a decrease of intracellular na+ and k+.
|Pre-treatment of sludge|
A method for treating a sludge to be fed to a bioreactor for treating wastewater, or an anaerobic or aerobic sludge digester, the method comprising contacting the sludge with free nitrous acid.. .
|High-nitrogen loading for ammonia processing via anaerobic digestion|
A method and system to improve anaerobic digestion are disclosed. Simultaneous digestion of dairy manures with various food wastes improves anaerobic process stability and methane production.
|Method for preparing volatile fatty acids from the pre-treated extracts of marine biomass residue|
A method of preparing a volatile fatty acids (vfas) is provided. More particularly, the method includes chemically or biologically pretreating a residue of algae to obtain an extract of the algae residue, filtering the extract of the algae residue and anaerobically fermenting the filtrate.
|Wastewater treatment systems and methods|
The instant disclosure is directed towards methods of treating wastewater and related systems, where the system includes: a first zone comprising at least one anaerobic tank, and a second zone comprising at least one engineered wetland. In some embodiments, the system includes a third zone comprising at least one bauxite residue cell..
|Method of aerobic treatment of poultry manure and apparatus for producing organic fertilizer|
A bio-chamber and a method of making organic fertilizer from poultry manure. The bio-chamber has a chamber body that defines a receiving chamber and an aeration chamber.
|Electronic exercise monitor with human facsimile and audible feedback|
An interactive electronic exercise software program and mobile electronic device application with audible feedback resides in a human facsimile apparatus used as a dance partner during aerobic exercises. The interactive software program creates the illusion of working out with a friend, companion or personal trainer, providing interactive visual and auditory stimulus designed to make the workout enjoyable so that the user will continue to work out on a regular basis.
|Electrotransformation of clostridium pasteurianum|
By this invention, for the first time, a method for high-efficiency genetic transformation of the anaerobic bacterium clostridium pasteurianum is provided. Clostridium pasteurianum is a bacterium of substantial industrial importance, due to its selectivity and high productivity of the biofuel and biochemical n-butanol, and its ability to grow on a wide variety of inexpensive substrates.
|Steady state anaerobic denitrifying consortium for application in in-situ bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated sites and enhanced oil recovery|
Enriched steady state microbial consortiums for microbial enhanced oil recovery and in situ bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated sites, under anaerobic denitrifying conditions, are disclosed.. .
|Methods of producing 7-carbon chemicals via aromatic compounds|
This document describes biochemical pathways for producing pimelic acid, 7-aminoheptanoate, 7-hydroxyheptanoate, heptamethylenediamine, or 1,7-heptanediol by forming two terminal functional groups, comprised of carboxyl, amine or hydroxyl group, in a c7 aliphatic backbone substrate produced from chorismate or benzoate. These pathways, metabolic engineering and cultivation strategies described herein rely on the anaerobic benzoyl-coa degradation pathway enzymes..
|Process for fixing an article to a substrate|
A process for fixing an article to a substrate with a mounting set including two receptacles storing an aerobic adhesive and a hydrophilic substance, respectively. The aerobic adhesive and the hydrophilic substance are removed from the two receptacles and then mixed together to prepare the fastening.
|Multi-positioned angled step and risers|
An adjustable stepping structure for aerobic exercise is disclosed having a platform and a plurality of support elements. The support elements include a downwardly arcuate notch or channel for receiving a sidewall or endwall of the platform, allowing the platform to be arranged in multiple angled orientations..
|Generation of materials with enhanced hydrogen content from anaerobic microbial consortia including desulfuromonas or clostridia|
An isolated microbial consortia is described. The consortia may include a first-bite microbial consortium that converts a starting hydrocarbon that is a complex hydrocarbon into two or more first-bite metabolic products.
|Anaerobic conversion of 4-carboxybenzaldehyde in ionic liquids|
A method of decreasing an amount of an aromatic aldehyde in a product is described. The method includes reacting the aromatic aldehyde in the presence of a reaction medium comprising a nucleophilic solvent, or an ionic liquid and a carboxylic acid, the reaction taking place in the absence of a hydrogenating agent and an oxidizing agent, to form aromatic carboxylic acid, an aromatic alcohol, or both..
|Apparatus and process for sterilization and preservation of objects|
This apparatus and method improves the way metal and other objects will be sterilized, disinfected and preserved by utilizing both electromagnetic radiation (uv light in particular) to kill anaerobic pathogens and oxygen depletion to kill aerobic pathogens. The removal of the presence of oxygen further increases the useful lifespan of the treated object by preventing corrosion in general and oxidation in particular..
|Methods and apparatuses for water, wastewater, and waste treatment|
Described herein are methods and devices for biologically treating water and/or wastewater. The methods and devices for treating wastewater may be enhanced using an surge lifting device which moves water and/or solids using volumes of air (for liquid transfer and mixing) and the automatic sludge return mechanism, combined with alternating aeration on and off operation to achieve comprehensive nitrogen and phosphorus removal.
|Methods and systems for treating bioreactor wastewater streams|
Methods and systems for treating bioreactor wastewater streams are provided. In some embodiments, the methods and systems involve producing a composition, for example in the form of a solution, comprising ammonia or ammonium from the bioreactor wastewater stream.
|Production of hydrogen using an anaerobic biological process|
Various embodiments of the present invention pertain to methods for biological production of hydrogen. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention pertain to a modular energy system and related methods for producing hydrogen using organic waste as a feed stock..
|Anaerobic digestion with supercritical water hydrolysis as pretreatment|
An hydrolysis stage of an anaerobic digestion (ad) process includes supercritical treatment in a reactor (r1). The treatment may use sub-stoichiometric oxygen so that there is not full oxidation.
|Systems and methods for anaerobic digestion and collection of products|
Described herein are methods and systems that can provide independent energy generation as well as systems for the generation of other useful products, such as chemicals. In addition, the systems and methods can provide ways of harnessing the potential of biomass feedstock to generate of multitude of products including green crude, biogas, electricity, heat, fatty acids, biodiesel, ammonia, and chemical products.
|Anaerobic aluminum-water electrochemical cell|
An anaerobic aluminum-water electrochemical cell includes electrode stacks, each electrode stack having an aluminum or aluminum alloy anode, and at least one solid cathode configured to be electrically coupled to the anode. The cell further includes a liquid electrolyte between the anode and the at least one cathode, one or more physical separators between each electrode stack adjacent to the cathode, a housing configured to hold the electrode stacks, the electrolyte, and the physical separators, and a water injection port, in the housing, configured to introduce water into the housing..
|Method and apparatus for residential water recycling|
A wastewater recycling system includes a biological reactor having anaerobic, anoxic, and aerobic chambers. A lift station including a pump is operatively connected to the biological reactor.
|Promoter of corynebacteria|
An isolated nucleic acid comprising a promoter region having a nucleotide sequence of seq id no: 1, which can maintain high expression under aerobic and anaerobic conditions, and related compositions and methods.. .
|Apparatus and method for cultivating microalgae using effluent from sludge treatment|
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for cultivating microalgae using effluent from sludge treatment. The apparatus includes an advanced sewage treatment apparatus, a sludge treatment apparatus and a microalgae cultivation apparatus, the sludge treatment apparatus including: a first aerobic reactor which is operated under aerobic conditions and serves to ferment sludge; a second aerobic reactor which is operated in a state in which air is injected in an amount larger than that in the first aerobic reactor, and serves to increase the fermentation activity of microorganisms in the sludge and degrade the sludge; a membrane bio-reactor (mbr) which serves to receive effluent from the second aerobic reactor and biologically remove high-concentration organic matter from the effluent by the action of aerobic microorganisms while removing total suspended solids using a membrane, wherein the effluent discharged from the mbr reactor is supplied to the microalgae cultivation apparatus..
|Methods for treating wastewater from exploration for and production of oil and gas|
Volatile organic compounds (vocs), such as btex methanol and other non-phase separable hydrocarbons may be removed from wastewater obtained from oil or gas exploration or production operations by way of a bioreactor. The bioreactor may employ anaerobic microorganisms that metabolize various vocs.
|Rapid deployable packaged wastewater treatment system|
The rapid deployable packaged wastewater treatment system is a low-energy demanding, portable, rapidly deployable and operational wastewater treatment system utilizing a plastic vessel including an aerobic pretreatment and screening chamber that feeds wastewater to a moving bed biological reactor (mbbr) chamber. Immediately downstream from the mbbr bioreactor is a secondary clarifier, which feeds a media polishing filtration system.
|Apparatus and method for estimating anaerobic threshold|
An apparatus for estimating an anaerobic threshold may include a heart rate detector configured to detect a heart rate from a signal sensed from a user, and an anaerobic threshold estimator configured to estimate an anaerobic threshold of the user based on a change in the detected heart rate.. .
|Apparatus and method for reducing nitrate using iron-oxidizing microorganism|
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for reducing nitrate using iron-oxidizing microorganisms, which can easily reduce nitrate using iron-oxidizing microorganisms. The apparatus includes: a nitrate-reducing reactor which is operated under anaerobic conditions and provides a space for reduction of nitrate; and an iron-oxidizing microorganism provided in the nitrate-reducing reactor, wherein the iron-oxidizing microorganism releases divalent iron (fe2+), the released fe2+ is converted to fe3+ by microbial oxidation under anaerobic conditions while releasing an electron, and the released electron is used in the reduction of nitrate into nitrogen gas by the iron-oxidizing microorganism..
|Using induced pluripotent stem cells for screening anti-neoplastic agents|
The invention uses induced pluripotent stem cells (ipscs) for screening anti-neoplastic agents by examining the capability of a single agent, compound or drug, or a combination of multiple agents, compounds or drugs, for inhibiting or suppressing one or more neoplastic activities or processes, including aerobic glycolysis and neoplastic anabolism and, thus, inhibiting rapid growth and excessive reproduction of neoplastic cells. Agents, compounds or drugs may also be screened for their potential in inhibiting an invasion and/or migration of neoplastic cells into healthy or normal tissues and/or cells and a metastasis of neoplastic cells into other sites of the body.
|Anaerobic treatment of industrial wastewater|
Feed water is processed in an anaerobic digester. A solid-liquid separation device, for example a sludge screw thickener, treats a stream drawn from the digester in a recirculation loop.
|Apparatus and method for anaerobic wastewater treatment with membrane|
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for anaerobic wastewater treatment with a membrane, which effectively generates biogas and suppresses fouling on a membrane surface by performing anaerobic treatment to wastewater. The apparatus for anaerobic wastewater treatment with a membrane includes: an anaerobic reactor for performing anaerobic treatment to wastewater and generating biogas; an anaerobic membrane bio-reactor for filtering wastewater discharged from the anaerobic reactor by means of a membrane module and providing an additional anaerobic treatment space for the wastewater; submerged membrane modules provided in the anaerobic membrane bio-reactor to filter wastewater; rotating disks provided at both sides of the submerged membrane module to induce turbulence to the wastewater by means of rotation; and a second media provided in the anaerobic membrane bio-reactor to circulate according to the flow of the wastewater so that foulants on a surface of the membrane module are detached..
|Wastewater treatment method and device|
Installation and method for processing wastewater, comprising: a) providing wastewater for processing; b) reducing o2 content of said wastewater by unactivated aerobic digestion; c) subsequently to ‘b’, eliminating substantially all o2 from said wastewater by anaerobic digestion; d) subsequently to ‘c’, transferring said wastewater to a closed photobioreactor; and e) subsequently to ‘d’, maintaining said wastewater in said photobioreactor in conditions favorable for algal photosynthesis, thereby allowing algae to grow in said photobioreactor. A method for growing algae is also disclosed whereby time, density and flow speed are controlled.
|Hybrid artificial wetland water purification system, sewage treatment device using same, and natural nonpoint purification device capable of simultaneously purifying river and lake water|
A water quality purification system for a hybrid artificial wetland includes a first aerobic artificial wetland, an anaerobic artificial wetland, and a second aerobic artificial wetland. Here, the first aerobic artificial wetland induces a vertical flow of water, which is to be purified, and allows pollutants to be removed.