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    • Advanced Oxidation Processes and Biotechnological Alternatives for the Treatment of Tannery Wastewater 

      Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres; Machuca-Martinez, Fiderman; Barajas Solano, andres F (Molecules, 2021-05-27)
      The tannery industry is one of the economic sectors that contributes to the development of different countries. Globally, Europe and Asia are the main producers of this industry, although Latin America and Africa have been ...
    • Algalcolor: bio-platform for the sustainable production of cyanobacterial-based colours and fine chemicals 

      Barajas Solano, andres F (Universidad Francisco de Paula SantanderCúcuta, 2021)
      Las cianobacterias son consideradas como una de las nuevas fuentes biotecnológicas sostenible de varias materias primas para la industria farmacéutica, alimentaria, clínica y energética mundial. Dentro de estos metabolitos, ...
    • 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, ...
    • Astaxanthin production from Haematococcus pluvialis: effects of light wavelength and salinity 

      González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F; Torres, Luz Karime; SUAREZ GELVEZ, JOHN HERMOGENES; Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2017-12-28)
      Haematococcus pluvialis has attracted much global attention due to its ability to produce huge amounts of astaxanthin, a carotenoid pigment widely applied in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries. In this work, ...
    • Bioremediation of Aquaculture Wastewater Using Microalgae Chlorella vulgaris 

      Blanco, Estefany; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; García-Martinez, Janet; Sanchez-Galvis, Edwar; Barajas Solano, andres F (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2017-12-24)
      Microalgae have received increasing attentions as an alternative treatment approach to remediate wastewater for both nutrient removal and biomass production. Wastewater from aquaculture industry contains high levels of ...
    • Coupling of heterogeneous photocatalysis and aerobic biological process of activated sludge to treat wastewater containing Chlorpyrifos 

      Becerra Moreno, Dorance; ARTEAGA CELIS, BRENDA LUCIA; OCHOA RANGEL, YURINEY ELIZABETH; Barajas Solano, andres F; García-Martinez, Janet; Ramirez, Luisa (Revista Ingeniería Y CompetitividadColombia, 2020-01-03)
      Chlorpyrifos is one of the most commonly used pesticides in Colombia, being the most commonly used in the department of Norte de Santander, where its usefulness has been proven to protect crops of rice, coffee, etc. However, ...
    • Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris in Aquaculture Wastewater for Protein Production 

      Blanco, Estefany; Sanchez-Galvis, Edwar; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; García-Martinez, Janet; Barajas Solano, andres F (Contemporary Engineering SciencesColombia, 2018-02-02)
      Microalgae have emerged as environment friendly alternative source of valuable products for energy, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. These microorganisms have been also studied in wastewater treatments due to its ...
    • Design of a microalgae bio-reactive facade reactor for cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris 

      Barajas Ferreira, Crisóstomo; Castro Padilla, Lucero; Sánchez, Ginna Vanegas; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2017-11-14)
      The increasing global demand for energy that has existed during many decades has affected the environment due to the greenhouse gas emissions, which are the result of the inadequate use of fossil fuels. This situation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Development of a Selective Method for Metabolites Extraction from Microalgae Biomass 

      Barajas Solano, andres F; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres; Barajas, Crisóstomo; Sanguino, Paola Andrea (Indian Journal of Science and TechnologyIndia, 2018-02)
      Background: The production of biofuel and high value products from microalgae exhibits difficulties that have been widely studied to develop viable, efficient and economic methods for recovering metabolites. Objectives: ...
    • Effect of de Carbon/Nitrogen ratio on the production of microalgae-based carotenoids 

      Barajas Solano, andres F; Guarin, Esthefania ; Remolina, Linda ; Bermúdez, Johanna; Mogollón Londoño, Sandra Oriana; Contreras Ropero, Jefferson Eduardo; García-Martinez, Janet (Revista Ingeniería Y CompetitividadColombia, 2020-01-03)
      This study investigates the effect of C/N ratio on the production of biomass and total carotenoids on a Scenedesmus sp. Initially, three different carbon sources (sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate and sodium acetate) ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effect of Flocculation Technology on Lipids, Carbohydrates and Proteins and Extraction from Chlorella vulgaris 

      Sanguino, Paola Andrea; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2018-03-03)
      Nowadays, Chlorella vulgaris has emerged as an attractive source of metabolites such as lipids, proteins and carbohydrates, which are widely applied to obtain high value products. This work is focused on evaluating 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 ...
    • The Effects of Wavelength and Salinity on Biomass Production from Haematococcus pluvialis 

      Torres, Luz Karime; González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F; Urbina-Suarez, Nestor Andres (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2017-12-24)
      Currently, microalgae have emerged as promising source of high-value products due to its biomass productivity, high photosynthetic efficiency and non-competitive environment for growth. In this work, biomass production ...
    • 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, ...
    • Evaluating the Sustainability and Inherent Safety of a Crude Palm Oil Production Process in North-Colombia 

      González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F; León Pulido, Jeffrey (Applied SciencesSuiza, 2021-01-25)
      The African palm is the main source of vegetable oil worldwide, representing about 29.60% of the total oil and fat production around the world. The rapid expansion of this sector has faced several concerns related to ...
    • Evaluation of Algae-Based Biodiesel Production Topologies via Inherent Safety Index (ISI) 

      González-Delgado, Angel Darío; García-Martinez, Janet; Barajas Solano, andres F (Applied SciencesSuiza, 2021-03-23)
      Increasing energy needs have led to soaring fossil fuel consumption, which has caused several environmental problems. These environmental aspects along with the energy demand have motivated the search for new energy systems. ...
    • Evaluation of In-Situ Transient Simultaneous Cell Disruption and Transesterification of Microalgae 

      González-Delgado, Angel Darío; Barajas Solano, andres F; Peralta-Ruiz, Yeimmy (Contemporary Engineering SciencesBulgaria, 2017-12-07)
      Microalgae has recently been highlighted as source of valuable products including biofuel. The production process of biofuels from microalgae involves mass cultivation, harvesting, deep dewatering, lipid extraction and ...
    • 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 ...