Industrial, Medical and Environmental Applications of Microorganisms

Applications of Microorganisms
Antonio Méndez-Vilas
Release at: 2014
Pages: 705
Fifth Edition
File Size: 24 MB
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Language: English

Description of Industrial, Medical and Environmental Applications of Microorganisms

The book Applications of Microorganisms contain for  Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology (BioMicroWorld2013), which was held in Madrid, Spain, from 2 to 4 October 2013. 
This Industrial, Medical and Environmental Applications of Microorganisms fifth edition of the BioMicroWorld conference series gathered 517 participants, coming for 67 countries. This is a more than satisfactory level of attendance for a research forum, especially in the context of a global budget constraint. Nearly 600 works were presented at the conference.

Content of Industrial, Medical and Environmental Applications of Microorganisms

Part 1 – Environmental microbiology – biodeterioration & biodegratation – bioremediation

Ability of Serratia marcescens UCP/WFCC 1549 for biosurfactant production using industrial
wastes and fuels biodegradation 22
D. Montero-Rodríguez, R.F.S. Andrade, D.L.R. Ribeiro, R.A. Lima, H.W.C. Araújo and
G.M. Campos-Takaki
An individual-based model for the study of Paracoccus denitrificans, a denitrifying bacterium 28
P. Araujo, A. Gras and M. Ginovart
Azo dyes: toxicological aspects of biosorption and biodegradation 34
E.J.R. Almeida, G.C. Santos, E.B. Guari, R.J. Pedro and C.R. Corso
Biodegradation of a mixture of two PAH under different conditions by bacterial consortium
isolated from sediment of the Bay of Cartagena 40
M. Cabrera Ospino, N. Pino Rodriguez and J.G. Peñuela Mesa
Biodiesel and vegetable oils in environment: biodegradation and toxicity through colorimetric
analysis 46
R.N. Montagnolli, P.R.M. Lopes, J.M. Cruz, I.S. Tamada and E.D. Bidoia
Biological remediation of alkaline cement kiln dust for sustainable environment 52
P. Kunal, A. Rajor and R. Siddique
Bioremediation strategies with Pseudomonas sp. ADP in worst-case scenarios of soil
contamination with chlorinated s-triazines 59
C.A. Viegas, V. Silva, C. Mateus, S. Chelinho, M. Moreira-Santos, J. Gonçalves, V. Varela,
R. Ribeiro, A.M. Fialho and J.P. Sousa
Characterization of Aspergillus niger isolated from Caatinga soil with potential of biosurfactant
production 65
G.K.B. Silva, J.M.N. Lima, N.R. Andrade Silva, T.A.L. Silva, R.N. Barbosa, N.T. Oliveira,
K. Okada and G.M. Campos-Takaki
Chitosan membranes of low and medium molecular weight as promising adsorbents of Cd (II)
from aqueous solution 70
L.R. Ramos Berger, C.E. La Rotta Hernández, T.C. Montenegro Stamford, P. Mendes de Souza,
L. de Oliveira Franco and G.M. de Campos-Takaki
Compost incorporation in contaminated soil affects heavy metal mobility and accumulation in
spinach 76
S. Shilev, M. Naydenov, V. Gachev, I. Rangova and T. Babrikov
Decline in peroxidase and catalases by lindane may cause an increase in reactive oxygen
species in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 83
T. Pita, I. Alves-Pereira and R. Ferreira
Degradation of fuels by Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCP/WFCC 0099 wild and acclimated on diesel 88
D.L.R. Ribeiro, D. Montero-Rodríguez, R.F.S. Andrade, R.A. Lima, A.M. Silva,
G.M. Campos-Takaki and M.L.A.P.F. Palha
Degradation of hydroxylated phenols by an Aspergillus fumigatus strain isolated from Antarctica 93
M. Gerginova, N. Peneva, J. Manasiev and Z. Alexieva
Effect of abiotic stress factors on phosphate solubilisation by Aspergillus niger in submerged
and solid-state fermentations 99
D. Lopez Zafra, G. Mendes, B. Eihler-Löbermann, N. Vassilev and M. Vassileva
Elimination of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCP/WFCC 1567 by
cadmium treatment 104
J.C. Vilar Júnior, L.M.L. Acioly, M.V. Leite, A.A. Barbosa da Silveira, A.E. Nascimento and
G.M. Campos-Takaki
Evaluation of biodegradation process of textile azo dye in solution by Aspergillus oryzae by
UV-VIS and FTIR analysis 109
G.C. Santos, E.J.R. Almeida and C.R. Corso
Influence of two agroindustrial by-products in the production of biosurfactant by Mucor
circinelloides 115
T.A.L. Silva, F.C.G. Almeida, M.C. Freitas-Silva, P.M. Souza, N.S.A.A. Marques and
G.M. Campos-Takaki
Isolation, identification and phenotypic characterisation of Rhizopus strains isolated from
Caatinga soil in Pernambuco, Brazil 119
J.M. Negreiros Lima, G.K. Barbosa Silva, C.C. Santos Cordeiro, M.C. Mota Lins,
L. Oliveira Franco, C.A. Alves da Silva, K. Okada and G.M. Campos-Takaki
Microbial community associated with ‘Black Powder’ in natural gas pipelines 124
M. Albokari, A. Ibrahim and N. Alkhomshi
Modeling and analysis of a high cell density fermentation process for lactic acid production
from low-grade biomass 130
A.P. Mathews and Z. Kang
Molecular biodiversity of ciliate metallothioneins: a gene response to metal stress 136
P. de Francisco Martínez, A. Martín-González and J.C. Gutiérrez Fernández
Nitrogen is essential to extend the fermentative growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the
presence of isoproturon 142
M. Candeias, I. Alves-Pereira and R. Ferreira
Physiological aspects of metal resistance in Pseudomonas bacteria isolated from sediments of
Ostrava Lagoons, Czech Republic 147
H. Vojtková
Production of biosurfactants by Pseudomonas species cultivated in low-cost substrates 153
L.A. Sarubbo, N.M.P. Rocha e Silva, I.N.S. Ferreira, F.C.P. Rocha e Silva, J.M. Luna and
R.D. Rufino
Production of surface active agent and biodegradation fuel by acclimated Rhodotorula glutinis
UCP/WFCC 1555 on diesel oil 158
R.F.S. Andrade, D. Montero-Rodríguez, D.L.R. Ribeiro, R.A. Lima, H.W.C. Araújo, A. Pessoa
and G.M. Campos-Takaki
Pyrene removal by Candida lipolytica UCP/WFCC 0988 under mixed substrates 164
M.H. Vance-Harrop, R.K. Shiosaki, K. Fukushima, N.B. Gusmão and G.M. Campos-Takaki
Quorum Sensing, Quorum Quenching and plants: a brief and basic review 170
L. Simón González, A. Probanza and P. Jiménez Gómez
Recovering environmental microorganisms for ex-situ oil sands process water remediation 176
M.A. Demeter, J. Lemire, G. Yue, I. George, H. Ceri and R.J. Turner
Respirometric method applied to the biodegradation of mixtures of diesel and biodiesel 182
P.R.M. Lopes, I.S. Tamada, J.M. Cruz, R.N. Montagnolli and E.D. Bidoia
Study of the biosorptive interaction between azo dyes and cells of Saccharomyces cerevisia
irradiated with ultrasound 186
P. Ceron, C.R. Corso, L.G. Morão, H.B. Pecora, M.J.S. Martiarena, E.B. Guari and
R.N. Domingos
Survival and persistence of Bacteroides species as faecal indicators and the recovery of 16S
rRNA markers under controlled conditions 191
K.R. Hussein, P.L. Waines, G. Glegg and G. Bradley
Synergistic nutrient removal by Phragmites and Kyllinga species from a constructed rhizofilter
system in Durban, South Africa 197
M.S Mthembu, C.A. Odinga, F.M. Swalaha and F. Bux

Part 2 – Agriculture, soil, forest microbiology

Bioprotector with diazotrophic bacteria and fungi chitosan on grape yield and nutritional status
applied in two depths 204
N.P. Stamford, S. Silva Junior, T.L.M. Stamford, R.S. Santana, C.E.R.S. Santos and
T.C.M. Stamford
Detection and diagnosis of bacterial wetwood in Tilia americana and Ulmus americana
sapwood using a CP electronic-nose 209
A.D. Wilson
Distinctive features of polyphenol oxidase in wood hedgehog (Hydnum repandum) mushroom 215
E. Keyhani and J. Keyhani
Engineering of symbiotic bacteria for the sustainable crop production: search for the
evolutionary based opportunities 221
N. Provorov, O. Onishchuk, E. Chizhevskaya, N. Vorobyov, T. Zatovskaya, O. Kurchak, S. Yurgel
and B. Simarov
Enzymatic activities and antagonism against phytopathogenic fungi of actinomycetes isolated
from environmental samples 227
A. Vicente Lasa, A. González Pellicer, F. Fornes Sebastià, R.M Belda Navarro and
G. Cuesta Amat
Molecular responses of Erwinia amylovora to low temperatures in oligotrophic conditions 233
R.D. Santander, L. Montes and E.G. Biosca
Reuse of sewage sludge and tree pruning on composting 238
M.G.C. Araújo, S.C. Paiva, R.C.C. Jordão, C.D.C. Albuquerque and A.A. Salgueiro
Soil biofumigant treatments for control of the alien pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi 243
P. Ríos, S. Obregón, A. de Haro and M.E. Sánchez

Part 3 – Food microbiology

Ability to scavenge free radicals by apple pulp reversed the stress profile induced by vanadium
in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 250
J. Agostinho R. Ferreira and I. Alves-Pereira
Barley, a potential source of ochratoxin A in food in the framework of climate change 255
E.M. Mateo, J.V. Gimeno-Adelantado, J.M. Soria, M.A. García-Esparza, R. Mateo-Castro and
M. Jiménez
Characterization and selection of LAB isolated from artisanal Petrovac sausage for their
potential use as starter cultures 261
B. Danilović, T. Žugić-Petrović, Lj. Petrović, D. Savić
Clonal dissemination of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis in bovine milk 267
P.Y. Faccioli-Martins, D.F.M. Riboli, M.F. Bonesso and M.L.R.S. Cunha
Development of possibility of natural juice using Ziziphus jujuba and Spirulina 272
A. Benahmed Djilali, H. Mahouel, N. Mohand Kaci, D. Ouarzene, M. Bouksaim and
S. Benamara
Easy and rapid detection and identification of yeasts in winemaking samples by flow cytometry
and/or FISH 277
O. Lucio, S. Ferrer and I. Pardo
Effect of natural detergent solutions against Escherichia coli growth in fresh-cut lettuce 283
I.R. Maldonade and E.J. Sanjinez-Argandoña

Enological characteristics of β-glucosidase and β-xylosidase activities from non-
Saccharomyces yeasts isolated from Bobal musts 288

J.J. Mateo, C. López and S. Maicas
Enterobacteriaceae isolates resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics in fresh vegetables marketed in
Valencia (Spain) 294
H. Rico, D. Gozalbo and M. Pilar Falomir
Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of natural extracts upon wine spoilage microorganisms 299
M.F. Pereira, D.M. Moreira, E.M. Costa, S. Silva, M.M. Pintado and J.A. Couto
Exploring the possibility of using Kazachstania exigua (ex. Saccharomyces exiguus) in wine
production 304
E. Vaudano, E. Bertolone and M. Petrozziello
Food application of fibersol-2 desalted by yeast and calcium chelated fibersol-2 310
A. Oumar Bangoura, T. Jian, Q. He and S. Umar Lule
Identification of multi-copper oxidase enzymes from LAB able to degrade biogenic amines 315
S. Callejón, R. Sendra, S. Ferrer and I. Pardo
Identification of resistance mechanisms in coagulase-negative staphylococci of food and animal
origin 321
K. Vladimir and E. Strakova
Inhibition of acid resistant Salmonella Typhimurium on raw chicken meat using a combination
of natural food additives 325
H. Al-Khanaq, V. Kuri and J. Beal
Molecular subtyping of human and food-environmental Listeria monocytogenes isolates in
northern Italy (2012) 331
E. Amato, M. Tilola, N.M. Losio, A. Riva and M.M. Pontello
Investigating candidate factors influencing bovine spongiform encephalopathy brainstem
sample quality in a beef abattoir 337
T.G. Kennedy
Microbial viability of alginate and chitosan solutions applied to smoked sea bass fillets
(Dicentrarchus labrax) 343
O. Martínez González, L. Epelde Azcue, M.C. de Vega Castaño, M.S. Vicente Martín,
C. Casas Valencia and J. Salmerón Egea
Nitrogen metabolic profile of Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris strains under stress conditions 347
R. Fernández-Pérez, L. Díez Aldama, M. González Lázaro, M. Zarazaga Chamorro,
C. Torres Manrique, C. Tenorio Rodriguez, O.P. Kuipers, and F. Ruiz Larrea
A novel approach to the microbial decontamination of wheat sprouts: photoactivated
chlorophyllin-chitosan complex 352
I. Buchovec, V. Pamedytyte, R. Gruskiene, and Z. Luksiene
Probiotic strain Lactobacillus Plantarum 1K reduces Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
infection in mice 357
J. Frece, D. Kovačević, F. Delaš, K. Mastanjević, and K. Markov
Production and purification of milk-clotting protease produced by local fungal Mucor sp. in
solid cultures 362
S. Bensmail, F. Lahouari, F.Z. Kouadri, S. Talantikit, and F. Fazouane
Production of a malolactic fermentation starter culture using autochthonous O. oeni strains to
reduce the histamine content in red wine 369
C. Berbegal, Y. Benavent-Gil, I. Pardo, E. Izcara, E. Navascués, and S. Ferrer
Survey on enzymatic activities present in Oenococcus oeni strains isolated from must and wines 375
L.E. Cruz-Pio, Y. Benavent-Gil, S. Ferrer and I. Pardo
The impact of high hydrostatic pressure on native microflora and the color of beetroot juice: a
preliminary shelf-life study 380
B. Sokołowska, S. Skąpska, M. Fonberg-Brozek, J. Niezgoda, M. Rutkowska, N. Dobros and
S. J. Rzoska
The production and antimicrobial activity of bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus paracasei 385
B. Milićević, B. Danilović, D. Savić, M. Kocić, N. Džinić, and N. Milosavljević
Viability of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacter breve encapsulated into polysaccharide
particles 391
P. Matoušková, J. Hurtová, A. Lichnová, P. Benešová, S. Obruča, and I. Márová

Part 4 – Industrial microbiology

The bio-hydrogen potential of agro-industrial wastewaters 398
F.J. Fernandez-Morales
Comparative studies on the production of bacterial cellulose from Acetobacter sp. and application
as a carrier for cell culturing 404
A. Mathur, P. Sharma, N. Goswami, A. Sahai, A. Dua, A.R. Das, H. Kaur, S. Kukal, M.S. Dayal,
S. Arora, P. Mishra, V. Jain, and G. Mathur
Growth and chitin and chitosan production by Cunninghamella elegans and Rhizopus arrhizus
varying the carbon/nitrogen ratio of 408
L.R. Ramos Berger, T.C. Montenegro Stamford, T. Montenegro Stamford-Arnaud,
S.R. Cabral de Alcântara, M.A. Barbosa de Lima and G.M. Campos-Takaki
Controlled simultaneous production of pullulan and poly-L-malate by Aureobasidium pullulans 414
P. Benešová, S. Obruča, V. Ondruška, P. Matoušková, and I. Márová
Economic liquid growth medium development for high-rate production of cellular biomass and
the lactic acid of Lactococcus lactis 419
M.-P. Zacharof and R.W. Lovitt
Effect of electromagnetic fields on the bacteria Rhodococcus erythropolis 425
L. Křiklavová, T. Dub, M. Truhlář, T. Janoušek, M. Bohatá, and T. Lederer
Lipase extracts from wild microbial strains to produce biofuel without glycerol 430
C. Luna, L. Sánchez, E.D. Sancho, E. Mellado, D. Cánovas, J. Calero, D. Luna, A. Posadillo,
F.M. Bautista, A.A. Romero, and C. Verdugo
Fungal chitosan: a suitable biomaterial for cell culturing 436
A. Mathur, R. Chhabra, A. Sachdeva, P. Sharma, and G. Mathur
Generation of thermostable enzyme genes using spontaneous mutations in thermophile
Geobacillus kaustophilus HTA426 441
H. Suzuki, J. Kobayashi, K. Wada, M. Furukawa, and K. Doi
Impact of organic load on bio-hydrogen generation 447
A. Gonzalez del Campo and F.J. Fernandez-Morales
Innovated approach to producing 2G ethanol from sugarcane bagasse by immobilized cells of a
xylose-fermenting Brazilian yeast 453
F.A.F. Antunes, T.S.S. Miles, A.K. Chandel, V.P. Moraes, W.L.C. Freitas and S.S. da Silva
Nitrifying bacteria generate microbially induced corrosion in cooling water systems 458
N.J. Naik
Production of biodiesel-like biofuel by enzymatic extracts from wild strains in vegetable oil
environment 464
C. Luna, A. Escobar-Niño, E.D. Sancho, E. Mellado, D. Cánovas, D. Luna, J. Calero,
A. Pocatello, F. M. Bautista, A. A. Romero, C. Verdugo
Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate accumulation in Bradyrhizobium japonicum depends on proteins
referred to as phasing 470
K. Yoshida, A. Motokubota, K. Tanaka, and S. Takenaka
Production of electrogenic pigments from new fungal sources applied as electron shuttles in
biofuel cells 476
P.H. Da Silva, K.V. Morant, G.M. Campos Takaki, and C.E. La Rotta
Production of lipases and proteases by Bacillus licheniformis in the presence of cheese whey 482
M.A. Silva, A.A. Salgueiro, and E.B. Tambourgi

Part 5 – Medical microbiology – antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy – resistance

Antibacterial activity of Marrubium vulgare against wound infections: an alternative way to
antibiotics 488
K. Side Larbi, A. Kaf, A. Meddah and D. Nahnouh
Atmospheric cold plasma: a promising tool for inactivation of biofilms 494
D. Zuzana, S. Patil, P.J. Cullen, and P. Bourke
Bacteriophages in green biotechnology: the utilization of drinking water 500
B. Weber-Dąbrowska, M. Żaczek, B. Dziedzic, M. Łusiak-Szelachowska, M. Kiejzik, A. Górski,
B. Gworek, K. Wierzbicki and A. Eymontt
Biofilm production and antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus on a conjunctival swab
taken from diabetic patients 505
S.A. Kıvanç and M. Kıvanç
Chloramphenicol-induced apoptosis and necrosis in Candida utilize yeast cells 511
E. Keyhani
Comparative analysis of the antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of Ginkgo biloba
microemulsions and extract 517
M. Singh, S. Malik, and G. Mathur
Genes encoding efflux pumps and resistance to quaternary ammonium compounds in strains of
Acinetobacter baumannii 521
Y. Ramos and G. Alonso
Experience in use of polyvalent bacteriophage ‘Sekstaphag’ for treatment of inflammatory
diseases in the genital system 526
A.P. Godovalov, L.P. Bykova, and T.Yu. Danielyan
Influence of bacteriophage preparations on the migratory activity of human granulocytes in vitro 529
A. Kurzepa-Skaradzinska, G. Skaradzinski, A. Troszok, B. Weber-Dabrowska, M. Zaczek, T. Maj,
A. Slawek, W. Rymowicz, and A. Gorski
Inhibitory activity of lactic acid bacteria against Streptococcus mutans and its biofilm 535
A. Kayahan Kıvanç, S. Tahtacı, and M. Kıvanç
Lactobacilli and its metabolites as potential probiotics against Gardnerella vaginalis 541
C. Felgueiras, T.B. Cereija, A. Machado, N. Cerca, and L.R. Rodrigues
Modeling microbiological quality dynamics of Suquía River in Córdoba, Argentina 547
J.V. Pavan, P.A. Barril, L.C. Martínez, M.O. Giordano, G. Masachessi, L.J. Ferreyra, M.B. Isa,
G. Ibarra, A. Welter, M. Martinez Wassaf, V. Ré and S.V. Nates
Molecular characterization of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli isolates from wild Turdus
philomelos in Portugal 552
T. Santos, N. Silva, A. Gonçalves, C. Marinho, C. Araújo, M. Sousa, P. Rodrigues, T. Rodrigues,
G. Igrejas and P. Poeta
Nano in medicine: new horizons in the diagnosis of meningitis 556
R. Kumar, Suman, and V.K. Jain
Natural pore-forming antimicrobial peptides: test for potential toxicity 560
D.A. Aliverdieva, M.H. Efendieva and D.V. Mamaev
Neurotoxic effects of ochratoxin A onto neural stem cells from the subventricular zone in vitro 565
B. Rosamond, E.M. Mateo, M. Jiménez, J.M. Soria and M.A. García-Esparza
OprD alterations in non-carbapenemase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain 571
E. Alcaide, M.D. Blasco, M.J. Giménez, R. Borrás, and C. Esteve
Peritonitis related death: a retrospective study analyzing causative factors in chronic peritoneal
dialysis 576
D. Krishnaprasadh, Y.N.V Reddy, A. Rohit, A. Manam, A. Verma, M. Mathew, L. Revathi,
A. Yuvaraj, S. Nair and G. Abraham
Physico-chemical and biological indices of parasites distribution in Nigeria 581
E.C. Amadi and N.F. Onyemelukwe
Restoration of the susceptibility of MRSA to β-lactam antibiotics by probiotic Lactobacillus Plantarum 585
J. Al-Attwani, P.L. Waines, R.B. Nisar, and J. Beal
Solid-phase synthesis and computational study of some thiazole derivatives of potential
biological interest 590
G. Kumar Gupta, V. Saini, R. Khare, V. Kumar, S. Singh, and K. Kaur
Study of some properties of new isolated Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains 595
A. Tokhtakhunova, K. Khamidova, G. Zolotilina, and G. Cherkasova

Part 6 – Biotechnologically relevant enzymes and proteins

Conformational stability to pH changes of the NH2-terminal propeptide of human pulmonary
surfactant protein B precursor 600
A. Bañares-Hidalgo, A. Palacios, A.G. Serrano, J. Pérez-Gil and P. Estrada
Homology modeling and bioinformatics analysis of haloarchaeal α-amylases: an overview of
proteins halo adaptation and stability 606
S. Khemili-Talbi, M.A. Zorgani, S. Kebbouche-Gana, A.-T. Sihem S.L. and N. Leschi
Ligninolytic enzymes production by Penicillium strains from Caatinga soil 613
L.L. Pedrozo Tavares, J.C. Vilar Júnior, A. Elesbão do Nascimento, M.H. Estebam Alves, L.
Manke, C. Barbosa da Silva, E. Santos de Oliveira, M.A. Cavalcanti Luna, G.M. Campos-Takaki
and P.R. Barros Filizola
Optimization of cultural conditions for the production of chitinase by bacterial soil isolate 618
Y. Stoykov, A. Krastanov, and A. Pavlov
Production of CGtase by Bacillus licheniformis (UCP 1021) using media containing potato peel
and milk serum 625
P.P. Borba, B. Ferreira de Lima, M.A.B. Correia, M. Caetano de Sá Muniz, H. Siqueira Amorim,
L.L. Pedrozo Tavares, G.M. de Campos-Takaki and C.A. Alves da Silva
Screening of white-rot fungal species for their capacity to increase enzymatic hydrolysis of
hazelnut shell 630
D. Berichten, E. Zafer Hosgün, G. Arik, Y. Yilmaz, B. Bozan and M. Kivanc

Part 7 – Methods and techniques – education

A Bacillus subtilis cell factory for producing scylloinositol, a disease-modifying therapeutic
agent for Alzheimer’s disease 636
K. Tanaka, S. Tajima, S. Takenaka, and K. Yoshida
Detection and discrimination of potential biological weapon bacteria by microarrays of
immobilized oligonucleotides 641
P. Lorenzo Lozano, M.V. Jiménez Pérez, M. Gil García, I. Peraile Muñoz, J.C. Cabria Ramos
and J.M. Franco Zorrilla
Fast bacterial strain identification by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and neural networks 647
S. Manzoor, S. Moncayo, F. Navarro-Villoslada, J.A. Ayala, R. Izquierdo-Hornillos,
F.J. Manuel de Villena and J.O. Caceres
Growth and antioxidant responses of Saccharomyces cerevisiae BY4741 exposed to titanium
dioxide nanoparticles under heat-shock conditions 654
J. Capela-Pires, R. Ferreira and I. Alves-Pereira
Inactivation and identification of Bacillus anthracis spores 659
M. Gil García, I. Peraile Muñoz, M.V. Jiménez Pérez, J.C. Cabria Ramos and P. Lorenzo Lozano
Optimization of Neisseria lactamica’s outer membrane vesicles production in batch cultivation
process 664
M.W. Garcia, B.I. Gonçalves, G.F.C.L. Salustiano, P.L. Ho, and R.P.F. Schenkman
Study of differential gene expression of Oenococcus oeni with microarray during the adaptation
indifferent media 670
A. Costantini, K. Rantsiou, E. Vaudano, A. Greppi, L. Colin, and E. Garcia-Moruno
Teaching biotechnology and microbiology: differences between teachers’ and students’ points
of view 674
J. Méndez Viera and J.M. Fernández Novell
Testing biodegradation of cadmium yellow in pictorial specimens using the voltammetry of
microparticles 680
A.S. Ortiz-Miranda, A. Doménech-Carbó, M.T. Doménech-Carbó, F.M. Valle-Algarra, F. Bolívar
and I. Martín
The microbial individual-based model INDISIM-YEAST ready to be used in the free access
NetLogo modeling environment 686
X. Portell, A. Gras, C. Prats, and M. Ginovart
Author index 693

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