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    • The Application of Catalytic Processes on the Production of Algae-Based Biofuels: A Review 

      ZUORRO, Antonio; García-Martinez, Janet; Barajas Solano, andres F (Catalysts, 2020-12-28)
      Over the last decades, microalgal biomass has gained a significant role in the development of different high-end (nutraceuticals, colorants, food supplements, and pharmaceuticals) and lowend products (biodiesel, bioethanol, ...
    • Application of Chlorella sp. and Scenedesmus sp. in the Bioconversion of Urban Leachates into Industrially Relevant Metabolites 

      Ortiz Betancur, Jeimy J.; Herrera Ochoa, Marla S.; García Martínez, Janet B.; Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres; López Barrera, Germán L.; Barajas Solano, andres F; Bryan, Samantha; ZUORRO, Antonio (Applied SciencesSuiza, 2022-02-26)
      : This paper explores the ability of Chlorella sp. and Scenedesmus sp. to convert landfill leachates into usable metabolites. Different concentrations (0.5, 1, 5, and 10% v/v) of leachate coupled with an inorganic carbon ...
    • The Circular Economy Approach to Improving CNP Ratio in Inland Fishery Wastewater for Increasing Algal Biomass Production 

      García Martínez, Janet B.; Sanchez Tobos, Leidy P.; Carvajal Albarracin, Nicolaz A ; Barajas Solano, andres F; Barajas Ferreira, Crisostomo; Kafarov, Viatcheslav; ZUORRO, Antonio (WaterSuiza, 2022-02-26)
      In this work, the capacity of wastewater from an inland fishery system in Colombia (Norte de Santander) was tested as culture medium for Chlorella sp. and Scenedesmus sp. Due to insufficient N and P concentrations for ...
    • Design of an Electroflotation System for the Concentration and Harvesting of Freshwater Microalgae 

      Barajas Solano, andres F; ZUORRO, Antonio; Barajas, Crisóstomo; García-Martinez, Janet; Sanchez-Galvis, Edwar; Castellaños, Miguel A. (Chemical Engineering TransactionsItalia, 2018-05)
      Microalgae are considered as one of the most promising alternatives for the integrated use of agro-industrial water residues and the production of metabolites of high industrial interest. This is due to algae can grow on ...
    • Effect of flocculation on lipid extraction from Chlorella Vulgaris UTEX 1803 using response surface methodology 

      González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F; ZUORRO, Antonio; Mena Lopez, Nelson Osvaldo; Ortegón Diaz, Manuel Alejandro; Garcia, Janet Bibiana; Lavecchia, Roberto (Journal of Engineering Science and TechnologyMalasia, 2019-02)
      Microalgae are an attractive source of metabolites, such as lipids, proteins, pigments and carbohydrates, of potential interest to the pharmaceutical, food and energy sectors. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ...
    • The Effect of Temperature and Enzyme Concentration in the Transesterification Process of Synthetic Microalgae Oil 

      Rangel-Basto, Yeily Adriana; García, Ismael E.; SUAREZ GELVEZ, JOHN HERMOGENES; ZUORRO, Antonio; Barajas Solano, andres F; Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres (Chemical Engineering TransactionsItalia, 2018-05)
      Throughout the world, the fossil fuel has supplied around the 80% of the energetic requirements, in Colombia alone 95.1% of energetic demand is made by the transportation sector solely, supplied by oil, kerosene, gasoline ...
    • Enhancement of Phycobiliprotein Accumulation in Thermotolerant Oscillatoria sp. through Media Optimization 

      ZUORRO, Antonio; Leal Jerez, Angela Gisselle; Morales, Leidy; Mogollón Londoño, Sandra Oriana; Sánchez, Edwar; García-Martinez, Janet; Barajas Solano, andres F (ACS Omega, 2021-04-12)
      Phycobiliproteins (PBPs) are a group of brilliant pigment proteins found in cyanobacteria and red algae; their synthesis and accumulation depend on several factors such as the type of strain employed, nutrient concentration, ...
    • Evaluation of the effect of flocculation on harvesting of microalgaenannochloropsis SP 

      ZUORRO, Antonio; Barajas Solano, andres F; Mena, Nelson Osvaldo; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Ortegón, Manuel Alejandro; Sanguino, Paola Andrea; Lavecchia, Roberto (ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2018-08)
      Microalgae have recently emerged as an attractive source of products for the food, energy and pharmaceutical industries due to their high biomass productivity, metabolic versatility and environmental sustainability. This ...
    • An Innovative Low-Cost Equipment for Electro-Concentration of Microalgal Biomass 

      Contreras Ropero, Jefferson Eduardo; Barajas Solano, andres F; García-Martinez, Janet; ZUORRO, Antonio; Sanchez, Edwar; Cárdenas, Ingri (Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 2020-07-14)
      Microalgal harvesting is one of the most challenging processes in the development of algal research and development. Several methods, such as centrifugation, flocculation and filtration, are available at the laboratory ...
    • Optimization of Enzyme-Assisted Extraction of Flavonoids from Corn Husks 

      ZUORRO, Antonio; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; García-Martinez, Janet; Lavecchia, Roberto; L’Abbate, Pasqua (ProcessesSuiza, 2019-11-03)
      Corn husks are an important byproduct of the corn processing industry. Although they are a rich source of bioactive compounds, especially flavonoids, corn husks are usually disposed of or used as animal feed. In this paper, ...
    • Production of Chlorella vulgaris Biomass on UV‐treated Wastewater as an Alternative for Environmental Sustainability on High‐Mountain Fisheries 

      Guiza, Luisa; Orozco, Luis G.; Sanchez-Galvis, Edwar; García-Martinez, Janet; Barajas, Crisóstomo; ZUORRO, Antonio; Barajas Solano, andres F (Chemical Engineering TransactionsItalia, 2018-05)
      The sustained expansion of agricultural industry in Colombian high-mountain has led to an increased size of residues, especially untreated wastewater. This untreated water is an urgent matter for public and environmental ...
    • Vinasse as a Sustainable Medium for the Production of Chlorella vulgaris UTEX 1803 

      García-Martinez, Janet; Quintero, viviana; Contreras Ropero, Jefferson Eduardo; Barajas Solano, andres F; Barajas, Crisostomo; Lavecchia, Roberto; ZUORRO, Antonio (WaterSuiza, 2019-07-24)
      This study investigates distillery wastewater, commonly known as vinasse, as a potential culture medium for the production of Chlorella vulgaris and its most relevant metabolites. The effect of vinasse concentration on the ...