Papers Microalgae




2018
1. María del Rosario Rodero, Esther Posadas, Alma Toledo-Cervantes, Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz. Influence of alkalinity and temperature on photosynthethic biogas upgrading efficency in high rate algal ponds. Algal Research, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2018.06.001

2. Alma Toledo-Cervantes, Tamara Morales, Álvaro González, Raúl Muñoz, Raquel Lebrero. Long-term photosynthetic CO2 removal from biogas and flue-gas: Exploring the potential of closed photobioreactors for high-value biomass production. Science of The Total Environment, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.270

3. Rebeca López-Serna, David Marín de
Jesús, Rubén Irusta-Mata, Pedro Antonio García-Encina, Raquel Lebrero, María Fdez-Polanco, Raúl Muñoz. Multiresidue analytical method for pharmaceuticals and personal care products in sewage and sewage sludge by online direct immersion SPME on-fiber derivatization - GCMS. Talanta, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2018.04.099

4. Ricardo Saavedra, Raúl Muñoz, María Elisa Taboada, Marisol Vega, Silvia Bolado. Comparative uptake study of arsenic, boron, copper, manganese and zinc from water by different green microalgae. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.04.101

5. David Marín, Esther Posadas, Patricia Cano, Víctor Pérez, Saúl Blanco, Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz. Seasonal variation of biogas upgrading coupled with digestate treatment in an outdoors pilot scale algal-bacterial photobioreactor. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.04.117

6. Judit Martín Juárez, Elena Riol Pastor, José M. Fernández Sevilla, Raúl Muñoz Torre, Pedro A. García-Encina, Silvia Bolado Rodríguez. Effect of pretreatments on biogas production from microalgae biomass grown in pig manure treatment plants. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.02.063

7. David Marín, Esther Posadas, Patricia Cano, Víctor Pérez, Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz. Influence of the seasonal variation of environmental conditions on biogas upgrading in an outdoors pilot scale high rate algal pond. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.01.136

2017
1. Zaineb Dhaouefi, Alma Toledo-Cervantes, Dimas García, Ahmed Bedoui, Kamel Ghedira, Leila Chekir-Ghedira, Raúl Muñoz. Assessing textile wastewater treatment in an anoxic-aerobic photobioreactor and the potential of the treated water for irrigation. Algal Research, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.11.032

2. Dimas García, Esther Posadas, Carlos Grajeda, Saúl Blanco, Sonia Martínez-Páramo, Gabriel Acién, Pedro García-Encina, Silvia Bolado, Raúl Muñoz. Comparative evaluation of piggery wastewater treatment in algal-bacterial photobioreactors under indoor and outdoor conditions. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.135


3. Anbarasan Anbalagan, Alma Toledo-Cervantes, Esther Posadas, Elena María Rojo, Raquel Lebrero, Armando González-Sánchez, Raúl Muñoz. Continuos photosynthetic abatement of CO2 and volatile organic compounds from exhaust gas coupled to wastewater tratment: Evaluation of tubular algal-bacterial photobioreactor. Journal of CO2 Utilization, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2017.07.016

4. Dimas García, Esther Posadas, Saúl Blanco, Gabriel Acién, Pedro García-Encina, Silvia Bolado, Raúl Muñoz. Evaluation of the dynamics of microalgae population structure and process performance during piggery wastewater treatment in algal-bacterial photobioreactors. Bioresource Technology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.06.079

5. Alma Toledo-Cervantes, José M. Estrada, Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz. A comparative analysis of bniogas yupgrading technologies: Photosynthetic vs physical/vhemical processes. Algal Research, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.05.006

6. Mariana Franco-Morgado, Cynthia Alcántara, Adalberto Noyola, Raúl Muñoz, Armando González-Sánchez. A study of photosynthetic biogas upgrading based on a high rate algal pond under alkaline conditions: Influence of the illumination regime. Science of the Total Environment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.077

7. Esther Posadas, David Marín, Saúl Blanco, Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz. Simultaneous biogas upgrading and centrate treatment in an outdoors pilot scale high rate algal pond. Bioresource Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.01.071

8. Zane N. Norvil, Alma Toledo-Cervantes, Saul Blanco, Andy Shilton, Benoit Guieysse, Raúl Muñoz. Photodegradation and sortion govern tetracycline removal during wastewater treatment in algal ponds. Bioresource Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.011 

9. Gabriel Capson-Tojo, Alvaro Torres, Raúl Muñoz, Jan Bartacek, David Jeison. Mesophilic and termophilic anaerobic digestion of lipid-extracted microalgae N. gaditana for methane production. Renewable Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.12.052 

10. Dimas García, Cynthia Alcántara, Saúl Blanco, Rebeca Pérez, Silvia Bolado, Raúl Muñoz. Enhanced carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus removal from domestic wastewater in a novel anoxic-aerobic photobioreactor coupled with biogas upgrading. Chemical Engineering Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.12.054

2016
1. Lebrero R, Ángeles R, Pérez R, Muñoz R, Toluene biodegradation in an algal-bacterial airlift photobioreactor: Influence of the biomass concentration and of the presence of an organic phase, Journal of Environmental Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.09.016.

2. Toledo-Cervantes, A., Serejo, M., Blanco, S., Pérez, R., Lebrero, R., Muñoz, R. (2016). Photosynthetic biogas upgrading to bio-methane: Boosting nutrient recovery via biomass productivity control. Algal Research, 17, 46-52


4. Toledo-Cervantes A., Madrid-Chirinos C., Cantera S., Lebrero R., Muñoz R., Influence of the gas-liquid flow configuration in the absorption column on photosynthetic biogas upgrading in algal-bacterial photobioreactors. Bioresource Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2016.11.087

5. E. Posadas, R.Muñoz, B. Guieysse, Integrating nutrient removal and solid management restricts thefeasibility of algal biofuel generation via wastewater treatment. Algal Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2016.11.019

2015
1. Lebrero R., Toledo-Cervantes A., Muñoz R., Nery V., Foresti E. Biogas upgrading from vinasse digesters: a comparison between an anoxic biotrickling filter and an algal-bacterial photobioreactor. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. doi: 10.1002/jctb.4843

2. Posadas E., Szpak D., Lombó F., Domínguez A., Díaz I., Blanco S., García-Encina P., Muñoz R. Feasibility study of biogas upgrading coupled with nutrient removal from anaerobic effluents using microalgae-based processes. Journal of Applied Phycology. DOI 10.1007/s10811-015-0758-3

3. E. Posadas, M. Serejo, S. Blanco, .R. Pérez, P. García-Encina, R. Muñoz. Minimization of biomethane oxygen concentration during biogas upgrading in algal-bacterial photobioreactors. Algal research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2015.09.002

4. Cynthia Alcántara, Jesús M. Domínguez, Dimas García, Saúl Blanco, Rebeca Pérez, Pedro A. García-Encina, Raúl Muñoz. Evaluation of waswater tratment in a novel anoxic-aerobic algal-bacterial photobioreactor with biomass recycling through carbon and nitrogen mass balances. Bioresource Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biotech.2015.04.125

5. Cynthia Alcántara, Pedro A. García-Encina, Raúl Muñoz. Evaluation of the simultaneous biogas upgrading and treatment of centrates in an high-rate algal pond through C, N and P mass balances. Water Science & Technology. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2015.198

6. Mayara L. Serejo, Esther Posadas, Marc A. Boncz, Saúl Blanco, Pedro García-Encina, Raúl Muñoz. Influence of biogas flow rate on biomasss composition during the optimization of biogas upgrading in microalgal-bacterial processes. Environmental Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1021/es5056116 

7. Posadas E., Muñoz A, García-González MC, Muñoz R, García-Encina PA. A case study of a pilot high rate algal pond for the treatment of fish farm and domestic wastewaters. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 90 (6): 1094-1101.

8. Alcántara C,Fernandez C, Garcia-Encina P, Muñoz R. Mixotrophic metabolism of Chlorella sorokiniana and algal-bacteriaconsortia under extended dark-light periods and nutrient starvation. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99 (5): 2393-2404. 

9. Posadas E, Morales M.M, Gomez C, Acien-Fernandez G, Muñoz R. Influence of pH and CO2 source on the performance of microalgae-based secondary domestic wastewater treatment in outdoors pilot raceways. Chemical Engineering Journal. 265: 239-248.

10. Alcántara C, Muñoz R, Norvill Z, Plouviez M, Guieysse B. Nitrous oxide emissions from high rate algal ponds treating domestic wastewater. Bioresource Technol. 177: 110-117.

2014
1. Posadas E, Bochon S, Coca M, García-González MC, García-Encina PA, Muñoz R. Microalgae-based agro-industrial wastewater treatment: a preliminary screening of biodegradability. Journal of Applied Phycology.

2. Posadas E, García-Encina PA, Domínguez A, Díaz I, Becares E, Blanco S, Muñoz S. Enclosed tubular and open algal–bacterial biofilm photobioreactors for carbon and nutrient removal from domestic wastewater. Ecological Engineering 67: 156-164.

3. Bhar M, Díaz I, Dominguez A, Gonzalez A, Muñoz R. Microalgal-biotechnology as a platform for an integral biogas upgrading and nutrient removal from anaerobic effluents. Environmental Science & Technology 48:573-581.

4. De Godos I, Vargas V, Guzmán H, Soto R, Garcia B, Garcia-Encina P, Muñoz R. Assessing carbon andnitrogen removal in a novel anoxic-aerobic algal-bacterial photobioreactorconfiguration with enhanced biomass sedimentation. Water Research, 61:77-85

5. Alzate M.E, Muñoz R, Rogalla F, Fdz-Polanco F, Perez-Elvira S.I. Biochemical Methane Potential of microalgae after lipid extraction. Chemical Engineering Journal. 243: 405-410.

2013
1. Posadas E, Garcia-Encina PA, Soltau A, Dominguez A, Diaz I, Muñoz, R. Carbon and nutrient removal from centrates and domestic wastewater using algal-bacterial biofilm bioreactors. Bioresource Technology 139:50-58.

2. Alcántara C, García-Encina PA, Muñoz R. Evaluation of mass and energy balances in the integrated microalgae growth-anaerobic digestion process. Chemical Engineering Journal 221:238–246.

3. Bechet Q, Muñoz R, Shilton A, GuieysseB. Outdoor cultivation of temperature-tolerantChlorella sorokiniana ina column photobioreactor under low power-input. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110:118-126.

4. Blanco S,Alvarez-Blanco I, Cejudo-Figueiras C, De Godos I, Becares E, Muñoz R,Guzman H.O, Vargas V.A, Soto R. New diatom taxa from high-altitude Andean saline lakes. Diatoms Research. 28(1): 13-27.

2012
1. Alzate M.E, Muñoz R, Rogalla F, Fdz-Polanco R, Perez S.I. Biochemical methane potential of microalgae: influence of substrate to inoculum ratio, biomass concentration and pretreatment. Bioresource Technology 123: 488-494.

2. De godos I, Muñoz R, Guieysse B. Tetracycline removal during wastewater treatment in high-rate algal ponds. J hazardous materials. 229-230: 446-449.

3. Ferrero E.M, de Godos I, Rodríguez E.M, García-Encina P-A, Muñoz R, Bécares E. Molecular characterization of bacterial communities in algal-bacterial photobioreactors treating piggery wastewater. Ecological Engineering. 40: 121-130.

2011
1. Bahr M, Stams, A.J.M, De la Rosa F, Garcia-Encina P, Muñoz R. Assessing the influence of the carbon oxidation-reduction state on organic pollutant biodegradation in algal–bacterial photobioreactors. Community. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 90(4): 1527-1536.

2. De Godos I, Guzmán H.O, Soto R, García-Encina, P.A, Becares E, Muñoz R, Vargas V.A. Coagulation/flocculation-based removal of algal-bacterial biomass from piggery wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology. 102: 923-927.

2010
1. Bechet Q, Shilton A, Fringer O, Muñoz R, Guieysse B. Mechanistic modelling of broth temperature in outdoor photobioreactors. Environmental Science and Technology. 44: 2197-2203.

2. De Godos I, Vargas V.A, Blanco S, García-Gonzalez M.C, Soto R, García-Encina P.A, Becares E, Muñoz R. A comparative evaluation of microalgae for the degradation of piggery wastewater under photosynthetic oxygenation. Bioresource Technology 101: 5150-5158.

2009
1. De Godos I, Blanco S, Garcia-Encina P, Becares E, Muñoz R. Long Term operation of High Rate Algae Ponds for the Bioremediation of Piggery Wastewaters at High Loading Rates. Bioresource Technology. 100 (19): 4332-4339.

2. Bordel S, Guieysse B, Muñoz R. A mechanistic model for the reclamation of industrial wastewaters using algal-bacterial photobioreactors. Environmental Science and Technology. 43 (9): 3200–3207.

3. De Godos I, Gonzalez C, Becares E, Garcia-Encina P, Muñoz R. Simultaneous Nutrients and Carbon Removal during Pre-Treated Swine Slurry Degradation in a Tubular Biofilm Photobioreactor. Appl Microbiol Biot. 82: 187-194.

4. Muñoz R, Köllner C, Guieysse B. Biofilm photobioreactors for the treatment of industrial wastewater. J Hazardous Materials. 161:29-34.

2008
1. González C, Marciniak J, Villaverde S, García Encina PA, Muñoz R. Efficient nutrient removal from swine manure in a tubular biofilm photo-bioreactor using algae-bacteria consortia. Wat. Sci Technology. 58 (1): 95-102.

2. González C, Marciniak J, Villaverde S, García Encina PA, Muñoz R. Microalgae-based processes for the biodegradation of pretreated piggery wastewaters. Appl Microbiol. Biotechnol. 80: 891-898.

3. Arranz A, Bordel S, Villaverde S, Zamarreño JM, Guieysse B, Muñoz R. Modeling Photosynthetically Oxygenated Biodegradation Processes using Artificial Neural Networks. J Hazardous Materials.155: 51-57.

2006
1. Muñoz R, Guieysse B. Algal-bacterial processes for the treatment of hazardous contaminants: a review. Water Research. 40: 2799-2815.

2. Muñoz R, Alvarez T, Muñoz A, Terrazas E, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Sequential removal of heavy metals ions and organic pollutants using an algal-bacterial consortium. Chemosphere. 63: 903-911.

2005
1. Muñoz R, Rolvering C, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Aerobic Phenanthrene Biodegradation in a Two Phase Partitioning Bioreactor. Water Science and Technology. 52 (8) 265.271.

2. Muñoz R, Rolvering C, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Photosynthetically oxygenated acetonitrile biodegradation by an algal-bacterial microcosm: a pilot scale study. Water Sci. Technol. 51 (12): 261-265.

3. Muñoz R, Jacinto M.S.A, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Combined Carbon and Nitrogen removal from acetonitrile using algal-bacterial reactors. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 67: 699-707.

2004
1. Muñoz R, Köllner C, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Photosynthetically oxygenated salicylate biodegradation in a continuous stirred tank photobioreactor. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 87(6): 797-803.

2003
1. Muñoz R, Köllner C, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Salicylate biodegradation by various algal-bacterial consortia under photosynthetic oxygenation. Biotechnol. Lett. 25: 1905-1911.

2. Munoz R, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Phenanthrene degradation by an algal-bacterial consortium in two-phase partitioning bioreactors. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 61: 261-267.

3. Borde X., Guieysse B., Delgado O., Muñoz R., Hatti-Kaul R., Nugier-Chauvin C., Patin H., Mattiasson B. Synergistic relationships in algal-bacterial microcosms for the treatment of aromatic pollutants. Bioresource Technology 86 293-300.

2002
1. Guieysse B, Borde X, Muñoz R, Hatti-Kaul R, Nugier-Chauvin C, Patin H, Mattiasson B. Influence of the initial composition of algal-bacterial microcosms on the degradation of salicylate in a fed-batch culture. Biotechnology Letters. 24:531-538.