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    • Bioelectrochemical microsensor for short chain fatty acids monitoritzation 

      Forner Castellsagué, Eulàlia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-25)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
      Ha aparegut una nova aproximació a la investigació mèdica, ja que les proves amb animals gastant molt de temps i diners. La nova tendència intenta mimetitzar les funcions essencials d’un òrgan en un sensor. La tecnologia ...
    • Cheaper membrane materials for microalgae dewatering 

      Nurra, Claudia; Franco Urquiza, Edgar Adrian; Maspoch Rulduà, M. Lluïsa; Salvadó Rovira, Joan; Torras Font, Carles (Springer, 2014-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Among different strategies to reduce costs in microalgae dewatering process via cross-flow filtration, the one related to membrane material was investigated in order to be decreased. Several materials were tested, starting ...
    • Ecology and diversity of cultured bacteria from frozen red lagoon sediments in the Antarctic Vapour Col penguin colony 

      Bundó Ruiz, Raimon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Ciències del Mar
      Els microorganismes exerceixen papers fonamentals en els cicles biogeoquímics, actuen com a valuosos indicadors de la salut del medi ambient, funcionant com a sentinelles del canvi global fins i tot en les remotes i delicades ...
    • Electromagnetic Characterization of Living Microorganims 

      Garrido Atienza, Alejandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The project is carried out at the CommSensLab, at the TSC department where one of the new research lines is centred on electromagnetic sensing of the living world. There is a growing need to interact with the living world ...
    • Electromagnetic monitoring of biological microorganisms 

      Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Garrido, Alejandra; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference lecture
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      The investigation of the electromagnetic properties of biological cells in the microwave frequencies may enable wireless monitoring of functional activity of microorganisms. Both theoretical and experimental methodologies ...
    • Impact of low temperature pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass 

      Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; García Serrano, Joan; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2013-06)
      Article
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      The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of low temperature pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass grown in wastewater. To this end, microalgae were pretreated at low temperatures (55, 75 ...
    • Microencapsulación de levadura con alginato en sistema semicontinuo y estudio de la cinética de fermentación 

      Garrido Téllez, Santi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      La inmovilización de microorganismos, mediante la microencapsulación en una matriz biopolimérica, es actualmente un campo emergente por la funcionalidad de sus aplicaciones en medicina, alimentación, cosmética y textil, ...
    • New PHB-producing Bacillus Strain from Environmental Samples 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2015-12-16)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      Many microorganisms are known to synthesize poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) from renewable resources. This biocompatible and biodegradable biopolyester possesses similar properties to some of the conventional plastics ...
    • Optimization methods for individual-based model parameter estimation in predictive microbiology 

      Prats Soler, Clara; Bernaerts, K.; Standaert, A.; Ferrer Savall, Jordi; López Codina, Daniel; Van Impe, J. (2009)
      Conference report
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      In the framework of microbiology, Individual-based Models are discrete models in which the main entities are microbes. Their use in simulations as ‘virtual experiments’ to predict the evolution of populations under ...
    • Poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate] production under different salinity conditions by a novel Bacillus megaterium strain 

      Rodriguez-Contreras, Alejandra; Koller, Martin; Braunegg, Gerhart; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Elsevier, 2016-01-27)
      Article
      Open Access
      Bacillus megaterium uyuni S29, isolated from the Bolivian salt lake Uyuni, displays a high capability to produce poly[(R)-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) in industrial culture media. In order to analyze the influence of salt on ...
    • Testatge d’un xip microfluídic per sensar microorganismes 

      Martí Ballesté, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte s’expliquen els fonaments teòrics sobre l’enfocament viscoelàstic inercial per a l’ordenació de partícules microscòpiques i el procediment realitzat per a aconseguir aquest enfocament en un microxip, amb ...