Recent articles

Arslan, K., Bayar, B., Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2019.
Solventogenesis in Clostridium aceticum producing high concentrations of ethanol from syngas.
Bioresour. Technol. 292.(In press). 

Iglesias-Iglesias, R., Kennes, C., & Veiga, M. C. 2019.
Valorization of sewage sludge for volatile fatty acids production and role of microbiome on acidogenic fermentation.
Bioresour. Technol. 291.(In press).

Fernández-Naveira, A., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2019.
Effect of salinity of C1-gas fermentation by Clostridium carboxidivorans producing acids and alcohols.
AMB Express. 9(1): 10 (open access).

San-Valero, P., Fernández-Naveira, A., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2019
Influence of electron acceptors on hexanoic acid production by Clostridium kluyveri.
J. Environ. Manag. 242: 515-521.

Cheng, Z., Zhang, X., Kennes, C., Chen, J., Chen, D., Ye, J., Zhang, S., Dionysiou, D.D. 2019.
Differences of cell surface characteristics between the bacterium Pseudomonas veronii and fungus Ophiostoma stenoceras and their different adsorption properties to hydrophobic organic compounds.
Sci. Tot. Environ. 650:2095-2106.

Chakraborty, E.R., Rene, P.N.L., Lens, M.C., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2019.
Enrichment of a solventogenic anaerobic sludge converting carbon monoxide and syngas into acids and alcohols.
Bioresour. Technol. 272:130-136.

Cheng, Z., Feng, K., Xu, D., Kennes, C., Chen, J.M., Chen, D., Zhang, S., Ye, J. and Dionysiou,D. 2019.
An innovative nutritional slow-release packing material with functional microorganisms for biofiltration: Characterization and performance evaluation.
J. Hazard. Mater. 366:16-26.

Fernández-Naveira, A., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2019.
Selective anaerobic fermentation of syngas into either C2-C6 organic acids or ethanol and higher alcohols.
Bioresour. Technol. 280:387-395.

Almomani, F.A., Bhosale, R.R., Khraisheh, M.A.M.M., Kumar, A. and Kennes, C.2018.
Mineralization of dichloromethane using solar-oxidation and activated TiO2: pilot scale study.
Solar Energy. 172:116-127.

Calero, R., Lagoa-Costa, B., Fernández-Pérez, M.M.C., Kennes, C., and Veiga, M. C.2018.
Volatile fatty acids production from cheese whey: influence of pH, solid retention time and organic loading rate.
J. of Chemical Technol. and Biotechnol. 93:1742-1747.

Zhang, S., You, J., Kennes, C., Cheng, Z., Ye, J., Chen, D.Z., Chen, J.M. and Wang, L. 2018.
Current advances of VOCs degradation by electrochemical systems.
Chem. Engin. J. 334:2625-2637.

Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2018.
Production of acids and alcohols from syngas in a two-stage fermentation process.
Bioresour. Technol. 253:227-234.

Calero, R., Iglesias-Iglesias, R., Kennes, C., & Veiga, M. C. 2018.
Organic loading rate effect on the acidogenesis of cheese whey: a comparison between UASB and SBR reactors.
Environmental Technology, 39(23):3046-3054.

Sánchez-Fernández, B., Sánchez-Fernández, L.R., Fernández-Feal, M.C. 2018.
Gasoline quality: key to emission control.
Dyna, 469(11).

Keskin, T., Arslan, K., Abubackar, H.N. Vural, C., Eroglu, D., Karaalp, D., Yanik, J., Ozdemir, G., Azbar, N. 2018.
Determining the effect of trace elements on biohydrogen production from fruit and vegetable waste.
J. Hydrogen Energy, 43:10666-10677.

Mohammad, B.T., Al Daghistani, H., Jaouani, A., Abdel-Latif, S. and Kennes, C. 2017.
Isolation and characterization of thermophilic bacteria from Jordanian hot springs: Bacillus licheniformis and Thermomonas hydrothermalis isolates as potential producers of thermostable enzymes.
Internat. J. Microbiol. 2:1-12.

Fernández-Naveira, A., Veiga, M.C., Kennes, C. 2017.
Glucose bioconversion profile in the syngas-metabolizing species Clostridium carboxidivorans.
Bioresour. Technol. 244: 552-559

Cheng, Z., Yu, J., Li, C., Kennes, C., Ye, J., Chen, D.Z., Zhang, S. and Chen, J.M.. 2017.
Improved biodegradation potential of chlorobenzene by a mixed fungal-bacterial consortium.
Internat. Biodeter. Biodegrad. 123:276-285.

Bermúdez-Penabad, N., Kennes, C. and Veiga, M.C. 2017.
Anaerobic digestion of tuna waste for the production of volatile fatty acids.
Waste Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2017.06.010

Fernández-Naveira, A., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2017.
H-B-E (hexanol-butanol-ethanol) fermentation for the production of higher alcohols from syngas/waste gas.
J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 92:712-731.

Lagoa-Costa, B., Abubackar, H.N., Fernández-Romasanta, M., Kennes, C. and Veiga, M.C. 2017.
Integrated bioconversion of syngas into bioethanol and biopolymers
Bioresour. Technol. 239:244-249.

Mohammad, B.T., Rene, E.R., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2017.
Performance of a thermophilic gas-phase biofilter treating high BTEX loads under steady- and transient-state operation
Internat. Biodeter. Biodegrad. 119:289-298.

Fernández-Naveira, Á., Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2017.
Production of chemicals from C1 gases (CO, CO2) by Clostridium carboxidivorans.
World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33:43.

Fernández-Naveira, Á., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2017.
Effect of pH control on the anaerobic H-B-E fermentation of syngas in bioreactors.
J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 92:1178-1185.

López, M.E., Rene, E.R., Boger, Z., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2017.
Modelling the removal of volatile pollutants under transient conditions in a two-stage bioreactor using artificial neural networks.
J. Hazard. Mater. 324:100-109

Fernández-Naveira, Á., Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Efficient butanol-ethanol (B-E) production from carbon monoxide fermentation by Clostridium carboxidivorans.
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33:3361-3370.

Ben, M., Kennes, C. and Veiga, M.C. 2016.
Optimization of polyhydroxyalkanoate storage using mixed cultures and brewery wastewater.
J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 91: 2817-2826.

Cheng, Z., Lu, L., Kennes, C., Ye, J, Yu, J.M., Chen, D. and Chen, J.M. 2016.
A composite microbial agent containing bacterial and fungal species: Optimization of the preparation process, analysis of characteristics, and use in the purification for volatile organic compounds .
Bioresour. Technol. 218:751-760.

Abubackar, H.N., Fernández-Naveira, Á., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Impact of cyclic pH shifts on carbon monoxide fermentation to ethanol by Clostridium autoethanogenum.
Fuel. 178:56-62.

Fernández-Naveira, Á., Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Carbon monoxide bioconversion to butanol-ethanol by Clostridium carboxidivorans: kinetics and toxicity of alcohols.
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 100: 4231-4240.

Cheng, Z., Lu, L., Kennes, C., Yu, J. and Chen, J.M. 2016.
Treatment of gaseous toluene in three biofilters inoculated with fungi/bacteria: Microbial analysis, performance and starvation response.
J. Hazard. Mat. 303:83-93.

Kennes, D., Abubackar, H.N., Diaz, M., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Bioethanol production from biomass: carbohydrate vs syngas fermentation.
J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 91:304-317.

Abubackar, H.N., Bengelsdorf, F., Dürre, P., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Improved operating strategy for continuous fermentation of carbon monoxide to fuel-ethanol by clostridia.
Appl. Energy. 169:210-21

Almomani, F.A., Bhosale, R.R., Kumar, A. and Kennes, C. 2016.
Removal of volatile sulphur compounds by solar advanced oxidation technology and bioprocesses. 
Solar Energy. 135: 348-358.

Zhu, R., Kennes, C., Cheng, Z., Lu, L., Yu, J and Chen, J.M. 2015.
Styrene removal in a biotrickling filter and a combined UV-biotrickling filter: Steady- and transient-state performance and microbial analysis.
Chem. Engin. J. 275:168-178.

Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2015.
Ethanol and acetic acid production from carbon monoxide in a Clostridium strain in batch and continuous gas-fed bioreactors.
Int. J. Environ. Res. Publ. Health. 12:1029-1043.

Montes, M., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2015.
Influence of polymeric materials on the performance of a mesophilic biotrickling filter treating an α-pinene contaminated gas stream.
J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 90:658-668.

Abubackar, H.N., Veiga, M.C. and Kennes, C. 2015.
Carbon monoxide fermentation to ethanol by Clostridium autoethanogenum in a bioreactor with no accumulation of acetic acid.
Bioresour. Technol. 186:122-127.