Moshe Herzberg

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Surface properties and reduced biofouling of graft-copolymers that possess oppositely charged groups
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biomacromolecules 12:1169-77. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of higher alginate expression on deposition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in radial stagnation point flow and reverse osmosis systems
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7376-83. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Impact of microfiltration treatment of secondary wastewater effluent on biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, 84990 Israel
    Water Res 44:167-76. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4393-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Physiology and genetic traits of reverse osmosis membrane biofilms: a case study with Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University, Sede Boqer, Israel
    ISME J 2:180-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Relation between EPS adherence, viscoelastic properties, and MBR operation: Biofouling study with QCM-D
    Amer Sweity
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben Gurion, 84990, Israel
    Water Res 45:6430-40. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The role of alginate in Pseudomonas aeruginosa EPS adherence, viscoelastic properties and cell attachment
    Oded Orgad
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biofouling 27:787-98. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The influence of antiscalants on biofouling of RO membranes in seawater desalination
    Amer Sweity
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Water Res 47:3389-98. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Bacterial attachment and viscoelasticity: physicochemical and motility effects analyzed using quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D)
    Jenia Gutman
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel 84990
    Environ Sci Technol 47:398-404. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Chemical and physical factors in design of antibiofouling polymer coatings
    Inbal Eshet
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biomacromolecules 12:2681-5. 2011

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Surface properties and reduced biofouling of graft-copolymers that possess oppositely charged groups
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biomacromolecules 12:1169-77. 2011
    ..The hydration and swelling of the grafted polymer layer are shown to repel EPS and reduce their adsorption. Delineating the surface properties of antifouling grafted layers may lead to the design of novel antifouling surfaces...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of higher alginate expression on deposition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in radial stagnation point flow and reverse osmosis systems
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7376-83. 2009
    ..Shielding these interactions by a hydrated and hydrophilic alginate capsule is shown to dramatically lessen the biofouling potential of the membrane colonizers...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of microfiltration treatment of secondary wastewater effluent on biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, 84990 Israel
    Water Res 44:167-76. 2010
    ..The finding that the biofilm community developed on the RO membrane was not influenced by MF pretreatment may imply that RO membranes select for a conserved biofilm community...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4393-8. 2009
    ..The increase in the interfacial adhesion forces is attributed to specific EPS-calcium interactions that play a major role in biofouling of RO membranes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physiology and genetic traits of reverse osmosis membrane biofilms: a case study with Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University, Sede Boqer, Israel
    ISME J 2:180-94. 2008
    ..The increase in nutrient concentration in close proximity to the membrane is suggested to enhance biofouling by chemotaxis response of the suspended cells and their swimming toward the membrane surface...
  6. doi request reprint Relation between EPS adherence, viscoelastic properties, and MBR operation: Biofouling study with QCM-D
    Amer Sweity
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben Gurion, 84990, Israel
    Water Res 45:6430-40. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint The role of alginate in Pseudomonas aeruginosa EPS adherence, viscoelastic properties and cell attachment
    Oded Orgad
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biofouling 27:787-98. 2011
    ..The results suggest that alginate contributes to steric hindrance and shielding of cell surface features and adhesins that are known to promote cell attachment...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of antiscalants on biofouling of RO membranes in seawater desalination
    Amer Sweity
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Water Res 47:3389-98. 2013
    ..Following these results, a wise selection of antiscalants for scaling control should take into account their contribution to membrane biofouling propensity...
  9. doi request reprint Bacterial attachment and viscoelasticity: physicochemical and motility effects analyzed using quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D)
    Jenia Gutman
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel 84990
    Environ Sci Technol 47:398-404. 2013
    ..wittichii RW1, the initial step of adhesion and maturation of bacteria-substratum interaction on hydrophilic surface includes a dynamic change of the viscoelastic properties of the bond bacterium-surface becoming more viscously oriented...
  10. doi request reprint Chemical and physical factors in design of antibiofouling polymer coatings
    Inbal Eshet
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Biomacromolecules 12:2681-5. 2011
    ..This demonstrates that swelling must be accounted for when comparing different biofouling-resistant materials. Chemical and physical principles may be combined in hydrogel coatings to develop efficient antibiofouling surfaces...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interactions of glycosphingolipids and lipopolysaccharides with silica and polyamide surfaces: adsorption and viscoelastic properties
    Jenia Gutman
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben Gurion 84990, Israel
    Biomacromolecules 15:2128-37. 2014
    ..Additionally, the presence of 10% GSL and above was found to promote the relative rigidity of the vesicle obtaining viscoelastic ratio of 30-70% higher than that of pure LPS vesicles. ..
  12. doi request reprint Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in a hybrid growth membrane bioreactor (HG-MBR): viscoelastic and adherence characteristics
    Wang Ying
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben Gurion, 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8636-43. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Reduced bacterial deposition and attachment by quorum-sensing inhibitor 4-nitro-pyridine-N-oxide: the role of physicochemical effects
    Nune Vanoyan
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Langmuir 26:12089-94. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Surface cell density effects on Escherichia coli gene expression during cell attachment
    Meagan Mauter
    Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 47:6223-30. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint 'Should I stay or should I go?' Bacterial attachment vs biofilm formation on surface-modified membranes
    Roy Bernstein
    a Department of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84990, Israel
    Biofouling 30:367-76. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Biofouling of reverse-osmosis membranes during tertiary wastewater desalination: microbial community composition
    Ashraf Al Ashhab
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, 84990, Israel Electronic address
    Water Res 50:341-9. 2014
    ..6 ± 2.7%). Our results suggest that the RO membrane is a selective surface, supporting unique bacterial, and to a lesser extent archaeal communities, yet it does not select for a fungal community. ..
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of pathogenic bacteria in treated graywater and irrigated soils
    Maya Benami
    Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben Gurion 84990, Israel
    Sci Total Environ 458:298-302. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that GW irrigation has no effect on the diversity and abundance of the tested pathogens and indicators in yard soils...
  18. ncbi request reprint Motility influences biofilm architecture in Escherichia coli
    Thomas K Wood
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3122, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 72:361-7. 2006
    ..The presence of flagella was also found to be important as qseB and fliA mutants (which lack flagella) had less biofilm than the isogenic paralyzed motA strain (threefold less thickness and 15-fold less surface coverage)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Visualization of active biomass distribution in a BGAC fluidized bed reactor using GFP tagged Pseudomonas putida F1
    Moshe Herzberg
    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, IIT Haifa, Israel
    Water Res 40:2704-12. 2006
    ..In addition, better effluent quality was measured for the BGAC reactor, which strongly suggests a significantly larger biofilm surface area available to the substrate, as opposed to that of the non-activated carbon carrier reactor...
  20. pmc YdgG (TqsA) controls biofilm formation in Escherichia coli K-12 through autoinducer 2 transport
    Moshe Herzberg
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Biology, Texas A and M University, 220 Jack E Brown Building, College Station, TX 77843 3122, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:587-98. 2006
    ..Hence, it appears YdgG controls the transport of the quorum-sensing signal AI-2, and so we suggest the gene name tqsA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patchy biofilm coverage can explain the potential advantage of BGAC reactors
    Moshe Herzberg
    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4274-80. 2003
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