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|Processes for the acidic, anaerobic conversion of hydrogen and carbon oxides to oxygenated organic compound|
Processes for the bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound are disclosed that reliably, cost-effectively and efficiently supply sulfur nutrient to microorganisms contained in acidic, aqueous fermentation menstrua. In the processes of this invention, basic, aqueous solution used to maintain the ph of the aqueous fermentation menstruum is used to remove hydrogen sulfide from the off-gas from the fermentation menstruum for recycle to the fermentation menstruum..
|Method for producing seeding agent|
Provided is a method for producing a seeding agent containing a variety of and a large amount of effective microorganisms, from a raw material containing organic waste, at low cost. The method is characterized in that it comprises a fermentation step, a first drying substep and a second drying substep.
Citic Co., Ltd.
|Method for preparing a fermented beverage and beverage thus produced|
A process for the production of a beverage (21) has steps (a) and (b). Step (a), contacting a base liquor (1) containing at least one fermentable sugar with a yeast (2) of the species pichia, to carry out fermentation under aerobic conditions of the at least one fermentable sugar until an ethanol containing concentrated precursor (11) is formed, comprising an amount of isoamyl acetate (iaat) of at least 10 ppm, or an amount of ethyl acetate of at least 90 ppm.
Anheuser-busch Inbev Sa
|Renewable energy microgeneration system|
A portable renewable energy microgeneration system is disclosed. The system comprises one or more holding tanks that are configured to perform anaerobic digestion on waste in a multi-phase process using bacteria, an odor management system that is configured to remove odors from gas generated during anaerobic digestion, and a controller configured to automatically control the multi-phase process and to re-use the bacteria.
Seab Energy Holdings Ltd.
|Devices, facilitating nutrient removal by anaerobic ammonia oxidation|
A system and method of treating wastewater having at least one undesirable biological species is provided. In accordance with embodiments, a wastewater treatment system is provided comprising a main biological treatment train including at least one first unit operation configured to perform an anaerobic ammonium oxidation process, and at least one subsystem configured to increase a concentration of anammox bacteria in the at least one first unit operation, the treatment system arranged to reduce the concentration of total nitrogen in the wastewater..
Evoqua Water Technologies Llc
|Method and system for treating organic waste and wastewater|
An organic waste and wastewater treatment method and system that quickly and cost-effectively removes most organic materials from a waste or wastewater while generating a gaseous byproduct that can be used for heat or electricity generation. The method and system begins with a maceration and/or screening step that reduces waste particle size.
The present invention provides a process for reducing the start-up time of an aerobic granular sludge reactor, said process comprising starting said reactor with an active biomass comprising fragmented aerobic sludge granules.. .
Liquid Waste Treatment Systems Limited
|Aerobic oxidative esterification of sugar-derived 1,4-disubstituted benzene for direct synthesis of dimethylterephthalate|
This invention relates to a dimethylterephthalate production process comprising reacting substituted furan with ethylene under cycloaddition reaction conditions and in the presence of a cycloaddition catalyst to produce a bicyclic ether, dehydrating the bicyclic ether to produce a substituted phenyl, dissolving said substituted phenyl in methanol, and oxidizing and esterifying the substituted phenyl in the presence of an oxidative esterification catalyst to form dimethylterephthalate. Importantly, the process does not include oxidizing the substituted phenyl to form terephthalic acid..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.
|System and process for removing nitrogen compounds and odors from wastewater and wastewater treatment system|
A wastewater treatment system includes a wastewater collection system, at least one aeration subsystem aerating the aerobic portion, and at least one filtration subsystem. The wastewater collection system has an anoxic portion, an aerobic portion downstream of the anoxic portion, an anaerobic portion downstream of the aerobic portion.
Biofilter Systems, Llc
|Systems and methods for enhanced facultative biosolids stabilization|
A control system and method for digestion of waste activated sludge (“was”) includes treating the was first at anaerobic conditions for ≦a fixed period of time and then at aerobic conditions for ≦a fixed period of time prior to either dewatering or optional anoxic conditions followed by dewatering, supplying air to initiate aerobic conditions when a predetermined set point for maximum ammonium nitrogen has been reached within the fixed anaerobic time, and initiating dewatering or optional anoxic conditions followed by dewatering when a predetermined set point for minimum ammonium nitrogen and optional standards for vector and pathogen reduction are met within the fixed aerobic time, the method and system including monitoring either consumption of soluble alkalinity or orthophosphate reduction or both for maximum orthophosphate reduction within aerobic time.. .
Methods for controlling acetoclastic microorganisms in acetogenic syngas fermentation processes
Methods are disclosed for controlling the population of acetoclastic microorganisms in a process for the bioconversion of gas substrate comprising at least one of co and a mixture of co2 and hydrogen to at least one oxygenated organic compound by contact of said gas substrate under acidic, anaerobic fermentation conditions in a bioreactor containing an aqueous fermentation broth having a population of at least one acetogenic microorganism for bioconverting said gas substrate to at least one acetogenic oxygenated organic compound, said fermentation zone defining a head space, said methods comprising continuously or intermittently controlling the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the head space to provide a desired population ratio of acetoclastic microorganisms to acetogenic microorganisms.. .
Apparatus and purifying water
It is an object of the present invention to provide a water purification apparatus and a method thereof utilizing an elongated closed water channel, and having increased purification efficiency and facilitated maintenance. The filtration apparatus 1a is provided with: a plurality of tube bodies arranged in parallel with their longitudinal directions directed in the vertical directions; and communication parts adapted to connect adjacent pairs of the tube bodies, thereby forming a water channel.
Enchanced reduction of garbage bag contents
To aid in the spontaneous opening of closed garbage bags deposited in landfills, a biodegradable bag tie made from plant sources is described. The preparation of the tie material includes hydrolysis with an enzymatic aqueous solution to make the strip amenable to rapid digestion by microorganisms indigenous to landfill environments.
Accelerated biodegradation of garbage bag contents
To aid in the spontaneous opening of closed garbage bags deposited in landfills, a biodegradable bag tie made from plant sources is described. The preparation of the tie material includes hydrolysis with an acidic, enzymatic, or basic aqueous solution, combined with microwave exposure, to make the strip amenable to rapid digestion by microorganisms indigenous to landfill environments.
Method and extracting anaerobic threshold
A method and apparatus for extracting an anaerobic threshold are provided. The apparatus may acquire an electromyogram (emg) signal, and may extract an anaerobic threshold based on a change in the emg signal.
Composting system and method
This disclosure provides a composting system and method. The system comprises: (a) a container configured to contain a composition and comprising (i) insulated walls, (ii) an air intake and (iii) a vent; and (b) a composition contained in the container.
Anaerobic process for treating organic waste materials
The present invention provides an anaerobic digestion process for the treatment of organic waste materials, which process comprises a bacterial process that is carried out in the absence of oxygen and wherein said process comprises digestion, in which said waste is fermented in tanks at an elevated temperature, and wherein said process results in the production of biogas, which can be used in generators for electricity production and/or in boilers for heating purposes, the comprises treating an organic waste with a composition comprising a fermentation supernatant containing active enzymes from a saccharomyces cerevisiae culture; and a non-ionic surfactant, wherein said nonionic surfactant may be selected from the group consisting of ethoxylated nonylphenol and ethoxylated octyl phenol.. .
Water cleaning system, water cleaning method, startup water cleaning system, and water cleaning unit
A water cleaning system 1 includes an aerobic region 90 including breeding water 9 containing organic matter and oxygen, an aerobic layer 6 linking with the aerobic region 90 and inhabited by aerobic bacteria, a facultative anaerobic layer 5 provided adjacent to the aerobic layer 6 and inhabited by facultative anaerobic bacteria, an obligatory anaerobic layer 4 provided adjacent to the facultative anaerobic layer 5, inhabited by obligatory anaerobic bacteria, and made of andosol 40, an anaerobic space 3 having an anaerobic environment, allowing the obligatory anaerobic bacteria inhabiting the obligatory anaerobic layer 4 and products therefrom to flow therein, and a tube 18 as linking means linking the anaerobic space 3 and the aerobic region 90.. .
Hunger minimized juice fasting system
The hunger minimized fasting system relies on providing a blood glucose level at all times in the range of 5 to 10 mm, satisfying glucose needs of the brain and metabolizing blood glucose through anaerobic glycolysis to release atp at the extramitocontrial portion of the cell. Consuming only solid free nutrient liquids eliminates brain hunger response.
Treatment of waste products with anaerobic digestion
A waste stream is treated by anaerobic digestion. A process is described involves a step of separating solids from digestate, and returning separated solids to a digester.
Systems and methods for processing organic compounds
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to systems and methods for processing organic compounds, such as manure or other organic waste. Embodiments may comprise a first containment chamber, a first anaerobic chamber, and a second anaerobic chamber.
J.s. Meyer Engineering, P.c.
Method of biological wastewater treatment
A method of biological wastewater treatment, having an anaerobic zone, an anoxic zone and an aerobic zone, where raw wastewater is brought to the anaerobic zone, then, the wastewater is directed to the anoxic zone and eventually to the aerobic zone, afterwards, a part of the content of the aerobic zone is returned to the anoxic zone, and the rest of the wastewater from the aerobic zone is directed together with the sludge, directly or through additional zones, to a secondary settling tank where the treated wastewater is separated from the sludge, and the treated wastewater and excess sludge located on the bottom of the secondary settling tank are discharged outside the secondary settling tank, and the rest of the sludge accumulated in the secondary settling tank is passed to the anaerobic zone directly or via the anoxic zone in the process of external recirculation.. .
Long term dual biocide and hydrogen sulfide remediation
In wellbore construction it has become environmentally and economically practical to treat flow back and produced water at the well site. Typically the flow back and produced water is initially contained in an open air pond.
Trican Well Services, Ltd.
Cultivation of micro-algae and application to animal feeds, field crops, and waste treatment
A method of producing a micro-algae product is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method may comprise collecting urine from lactating cows, mixing the collected urine with aerobically digested cow manure to form a mother liquor, fermenting the mother liquor in an algae growth tank, and forming two distinct layers of top water including a top water layer.
Digestion of waste activated sludge with algae
Phagotrophic algae are used in connection with aerobic or anaerobic digestion of solids, especially waste activated sludge (was), to more efficiently digest solids and to meet, over a shorter period of time, volatile solids standards and specific oxygen uptake rate requirements as well as pathogen reduction requirements.. .
The University Of Akron
Biogas production from a flexible digester
In one aspect, the invention provides an apparatus for anaerobic digestion of digester feed, the apparatus having: (a) a flexible tubular bladder; (b) a digester feed inlet port and tube; (c) a slurry outlet port and tube; and (d) a gas outlet port and tube. The invention also provides a method for using such an apparatus and similar apparatus described within..
Anaerobic digester system
Embodiments provide a bioreactor system for the bioconversion of biomass into products and renewable energy, and a method for the same.. .
Method and system for aerobic and cognitive training
A method for cognitive training includes administering a complex spatial navigation task to a subject. Additional cognitive tasks may be administered before, during, and/or after the complex spatial navigation task.
The Arizona Board Of Regents For And On Behalf Of The University Of Arizona
Inhibition of methane and hydrogen sulfide production in anaerobic digester animal farms, landfills, sediments and sewer systems
A method for inhibiting methane and hydrogen sulfide production from anaerobic digester systems and other biogas generating mediums disclosed. The biogas generating medium is contacted with an effective amount of a composition comprising red yeast rice and iron oxide to cause inhibition of methane and hydrogen sulfide production, and is useful in biogas generating medium from animal farms, including a swine, cattle or chicken farms.
Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc.
Device for fuel and chemical production from biomass-sequestered carbon dioxide and method therefor
A process and apparatus for converting sequestered carbon to fuel, such as methane, and/or materials, such as fermentation substrates, biopolymers, bioplastics, oils, pigments, fibers, proteins, vitamins, fertilizers and animal feed. The apparatus comprises a deep well carbon-sequestering bioreactor coaxially located within a deep well anaerobic bioreactor.
Oleophilic bio-barrier for controlling napl migration
A method for controlling petroleum hydrocarbon (napl) sheen releases resulting from seeps, ebullition and erosion, on water surfaces, is described. An oleophilic bio-barrier (obbs), which may include a composite of hydrocarbon sorptive materials through which water is readily conducted, is placed at a groundwater/surface water interface (gsi) for promoting natural aerobic degradation of the intercepted/adsorbed napl through natural cycling of aerobic surface water and/or atmospheric oxygen.
Adjustable training apparatus
An adjustable training apparatus includes a harness that is worn over an upper torso of a person training, and two tensioning devices that are secured to the harness. Each tensioning device includes a cord that extends from the device, with an outer end of the cord being configured to be secured to a body part of the person training.
Apparatus for multi-purpose exercise
The apparatus according to this invention involves connection of a tubular bar (7, 9) with gripping features for the hands and behind the neck, to a tension resistant elastic rope for performing various aerobic exercises. The tension resistant rope is guided through to an opening in the tubular bar (60) which then joins to a newly designed retainer (30).
Ways Of Wellness, Inc.
Heat utilization in orc systems
Apparatus, systems and methods are provided for the improved use of waste heat recovery systems which utilize the organic rankine cycle (orc) to generate mechanical and/or electric power from heat sources generating power from byproducts of water purification process(es). Waste heat energy obtained from heat source(s) is provided to one or more orc system(s) which may be operatively coupled to electric generator(s).
System apparatus and process for leaching metal and storing thermal energy during metal extraction
An environmentally friendly (e.g. No acid, base, or cyanide) system and process for large scale extraction of metal ion into aerobic molten salt (or ionic liquid) and the electrodeposition of metal (e.g.
Method and bio-fuel seeding
A method and apparatus is provided for microbial seeding and amendment of traditional alternative fuels production systems and processes using immobilized microbe bioreactors. The system addition utilizes attachment of yeast or other microbial consortia to a substrate to enhance alternative fuels production in fermentation processes.
Method and continuous flow bio-fuel production
A continuous flow system for production of bio-fuels using microbial cultures is provided. The present invention does not utilize batch type production, but follows a continuous flow protocol that eliminates much downtime inherent in conventional bio-fuel production systems while greatly reducing space and equipment requirements.
Method for producing hydrocarbides
A method for producing hydrocarbons, includes at least the following steps: a) anaerobic fermentation of a fermentable raw material in order to produce volatile fatty acids, b) elongation of the volatile fatty acids produced in step a) by fermentation with at least one bacterium of the megasphaera genus, extraction of the fatty acids produced from the fermentation broth, and c) production of hydrocarbons by subjecting the fatty acids produced in step b) to a kolbe electrolysis.. .
Antibodies against clostridium difficile toxins and methods of using the same
Monoclonal antibodies or antigen-binding fragments thereof that bind to clostridium difficile (c. Difficile) toxin a or toxin b and methods of using the same to detect or treat c.
Sanofi Pasteur Biologics, Llc
Process to recover soluble carbon and nutrients from organic waste
The present invention relates to a process for separating liquid organic waste, comprising soluble carbon and mineral compounds including nutrients, gained after subjecting organic waste to hydrolysis and acidogenesis or to anaerobic digestion where said process comprises i. A step of adjusting the ph of the liquid organic waste to 1.8 to 2.5 by adding acid; ii.