electricity

Summary

Summary: A physical phenomenon involving electric charges and their effects when at rest and when in motion. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)

Top Publications

  1. pmc A simple, inexpensive device for nucleic acid amplification without electricity-toward instrument-free molecular diagnostics in low-resource settings
    Paul LaBarre
    PATH, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19738. 2011
  2. pmc Electricity production by Geobacter sulfurreducens attached to electrodes
    Daniel R Bond
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1548-55. 2003
  3. ncbi Electricity generation using an air-cathode single chamber microbial fuel cell in the presence and absence of a proton exchange membrane
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4040-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Small applied electric fields guide migration of hippocampal neurons
    Li Yao
    School of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Cell Physiol 216:527-35. 2008
  5. pmc Microbial biofilm voltammetry: direct electrochemical characterization of catalytic electrode-attached biofilms
    Enrico Marsili
    Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:7329-37. 2008
  6. ncbi Large-scale biophysics: ion flows and regeneration
    Michael Levin
    Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Trends Cell Biol 17:261-70. 2007
  7. ncbi Gate manipulation of DNA capture into nanopores
    Yuhui He
    The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8 1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567 0047, Japan
    ACS Nano 5:8391-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Electricity generation from artificial wastewater using an upflow microbial fuel cell
    Zhen He
    Environmental Engineering Science Program, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5262-7. 2005
  9. ncbi Electrobiocommodities: powering microbial production of fuels and commodity chemicals from carbon dioxide with electricity
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 24:385-90. 2013
  10. pmc The electricidal effect: reduction of Staphylococcus and pseudomonas biofilms by prolonged exposure to low-intensity electrical current
    Jose L del Pozo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:41-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications351 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A simple, inexpensive device for nucleic acid amplification without electricity-toward instrument-free molecular diagnostics in low-resource settings
    Paul LaBarre
    PATH, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19738. 2011
    ..One of the primary barriers to the practicality and availability of NA assays in LRS has been the complexity and power requirements of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) instrumentation (another is sample preparation)...
  2. pmc Electricity production by Geobacter sulfurreducens attached to electrodes
    Daniel R Bond
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1548-55. 2003
    ..This represents the first report of microbial electricity production solely by cells attached to an electrode...
  3. ncbi Electricity generation using an air-cathode single chamber microbial fuel cell in the presence and absence of a proton exchange membrane
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4040-6. 2004
    ..A cost-effective approach to achieving power densities in this range will likely require systems that do not contain a polymeric PEM in the MFC and systems based on direct oxygen transfer to a carbon cathode...
  4. ncbi Small applied electric fields guide migration of hippocampal neurons
    Li Yao
    School of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Cell Physiol 216:527-35. 2008
    ..This work demonstrates that rat hippocampal neurons respond to applied EFs with directional migration and raises the possibility that EFs may be used as a cue to direct neuronal migration in novel strategies to repair the CNS...
  5. pmc Microbial biofilm voltammetry: direct electrochemical characterization of catalytic electrode-attached biofilms
    Enrico Marsili
    Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:7329-37. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Large-scale biophysics: ion flows and regeneration
    Michael Levin
    Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Trends Cell Biol 17:261-70. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Gate manipulation of DNA capture into nanopores
    Yuhui He
    The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8 1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567 0047, Japan
    ACS Nano 5:8391-7. 2011
    ..Based on the analysis, a gate regulation is proposed with the objective of achieving a high DNA capture rate while maintaining a low error rate...
  8. ncbi Electricity generation from artificial wastewater using an upflow microbial fuel cell
    Zhen He
    Environmental Engineering Science Program, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5262-7. 2005
    The upflow microbial fuel cell (UMFC) was developed to generate electricity while simultaneously treating wastewater...
  9. ncbi Electrobiocommodities: powering microbial production of fuels and commodity chemicals from carbon dioxide with electricity
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 24:385-90. 2013
    b>Electricity can be an energy source for microbially catalyzed production of fuels and other organic commodities from carbon dioxide...
  10. pmc The electricidal effect: reduction of Staphylococcus and pseudomonas biofilms by prolonged exposure to low-intensity electrical current
    Jose L del Pozo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:41-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion, low-intensity electrical current substantially reduced the numbers of viable bacteria in staphylococcal or Pseudomonas biofilms, a phenomenon we have labeled the "electricidal effect."..
  11. ncbi Integrated conversion of food waste diluted with sewage into volatile fatty acids through fermentation and electricity through a fuel cell
    Deepak Pant
    Separation and Conversion Technology, VITO Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium
    Environ Technol 34:1935-45. 2013
    ..A two-step continuous process with first volatile fatty acid (VFA)/hydrogen production and second electricity production in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) was employed...
  12. ncbi Electricity generation using chocolate industry wastewater and its treatment in activated sludge based microbial fuel cell and analysis of developed microbial community in the anode chamber
    Sunil A Patil
    Department of Microbiology, University of Pune, Pune 411 007, Maharashtra, India
    Bioresour Technol 100:5132-9. 2009
    Feasibility of using chocolate industry wastewater as a substrate for electricity generation using activated sludge as a source of microorganisms was investigated in two-chambered microbial fuel cell...
  13. pmc An apoptosis targeted stimulus with nanosecond pulsed electric fields (nsPEFs) in E4 squamous cell carcinoma
    Wei Ren
    Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, 4211 Monarch Way, Norfolk, VA 23508, USA
    Apoptosis 16:382-93. 2011
    ..Nanosecond second pulsed electric fields trigger heterogeneous cell death mechanisms in E4 SCC populations to delete them, with caspase-associated cell death as a predominant, but not an unaccompanied event...
  14. ncbi Electricity generation and treatment of paper recycling wastewater using a microbial fuel cell
    Liping Huang
    School of Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:349-55. 2008
    ..We examined the effectiveness of simultaneous electricity production and treatment of a paper recycling plant wastewater using microbial fuel cells...
  15. ncbi Integrated electromicrobial conversion of CO2 to higher alcohols
    Han Li
    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 335:1596. 2012
    ..to produce isobutanol and 3-methyl-1-butanol in an electro-bioreactor using CO(2) as the sole carbon source and electricity as the sole energy input...
  16. ncbi Roles of microtubules, cell polarity and adhesion in electric-field-mediated motility of 3T3 fibroblasts
    Erik Finkelstein
    Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Cell Sci 117:1533-45. 2004
    ..Thus, electric fields mediate fibroblast migration via participation of microtubules and adhesive components, but their participation differs from that during spontaneous motility...
  17. ncbi Prioritising guidance cues: directional migration induced by substratum contours and electrical gradients is controlled by a rho/cdc42 switch
    Ann M Rajnicek
    School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Dev Biol 312:448-60. 2007
    ..Our data are consistent with the idea that migrating CECs use a cdc42/rho "switch" to sort vectoral cues, with cdc42 controlling electrotaxis and rho controlling contact guidance...
  18. pmc Plasma membrane permeabilization by trains of ultrashort electric pulses
    Bennett L Ibey
    Radio Frequency Radiation Branch, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory, Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, United States
    Bioelectrochemistry 79:114-21. 2010
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  19. ncbi EGF receptor signalling is essential for electric-field-directed migration of breast cancer cells
    Jin Pu
    School of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Cell Sci 120:3395-403. 2007
    ..These results suggest that electric signals might play a role in metastasis of breast cancers by enhancing cell migration through the ErbB-signalling pathway...
  20. ncbi Intracellular effect of ultrashort electrical pulses
    K H Schoenbach
    Physical Electronics Research Institute, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 22:440-8. 2001
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  21. ncbi Differential effects in cells exposed to ultra-short, high intensity electric fields: cell survival, DNA damage, and cell cycle analysis
    M Stacey
    Center for Pediatric Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 855, W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Mutat Res 542:65-75. 2003
    ..These data suggest that nsPEF genotoxicity may be cell type specific, and therefore have potential applications in the selective removal of one cell type from another, for example, in diseased states...
  22. pmc Disruption of the putative cell surface polysaccharide biosynthesis gene SO3177 in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 enhances adhesion to electrodes and current generation in microbial fuel cells
    Atsushi Kouzuma
    Hashimoto Light Energy Conversion Project, ERATO JST, Komaba Open Laboratory, The University of Tokyo, 4 6 1 Komaba, Meguro ku, Tokyo 153 8904, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4151-7. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that cell surface polysaccharides affect not only the cell adhesion to graphite anodes but also the current generation in MFCs...
  23. ncbi Extremely efficient multiple electron-hole pair generation in carbon nanotube photodiodes
    Nathaniel M Gabor
    Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Science 325:1367-71. 2009
    ..This process is both of fundamental interest and relevant for applications in future ultra-efficient photovoltaic devices...
  24. pmc Three realizations and comparison of hardware for piezoresistive tactile sensors
    Fernando Vidal-Verdú
    Department of Electronics, University of Malaga, 29071 Malaga, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 11:3249-66. 2011
    ..This paper discusses the implementation issues, provides details regarding the design of the hardware based on the three devices and compares them...
  25. ncbi The effect of high frequency electric pulses on muscle contractions and antitumor efficiency in vivo for a potential use in clinical electrochemotherapy
    Damijan Miklavcic
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Trzaska 25, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 65:121-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that there is a considerable potential for clinical use of high frequency pulses in electrochemotherapy...
  26. ncbi Biomechanical energy harvesting: generating electricity during walking with minimal user effort
    J M Donelan
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University SFU, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Science 319:807-10. 2008
    We have developed a biomechanical energy harvester that generates electricity during human walking with little extra effort...
  27. ncbi Concurrent bio-electricity and biomass production in three Plant-Microbial Fuel Cells using Spartina anglica, Arundinella anomala and Arundo donax
    M Helder
    Sub Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, Bomenweg 2, P O Box 8129, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Bioresour Technol 101:3541-7. 2010
    In a Plant Microbial Fuel Cell (P-MFC) three plants were tested for concurrent biomass and bio-electricity production and maximization of power output...
  28. ncbi Continuous electricity generation from domestic wastewater and organic substrates in a flat plate microbial fuel cell
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5809-14. 2004
    A microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a device that converts organic matter to electricity using microorganisms as the biocatalyst...
  29. ncbi Production of electricity during wastewater treatment using a single chamber microbial fuel cell
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy, H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2281-5. 2004
    Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) have been used to produce electricity from different compounds, including acetate, lactate, and glucose...
  30. pmc Novel electrochemically active bacterium phylogenetically related to Arcobacter butzleri, isolated from a microbial fuel cell
    Viatcheslav Fedorovich
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JR, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7326-34. 2009
    ..This demonstration of exoelectrogenesis by strain ED-1 is the first time that this property has been shown for members of this genus...
  31. ncbi Direct biological conversion of electrical current into methane by electromethanogenesis
    Shaoan Cheng
    Engineering Environmental Institute and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3953-8. 2009
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  32. pmc Numerical optimization of gene electrotransfer into muscle tissue
    Anze Zupanic
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Trzaska cesta 25, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biomed Eng Online 9:66. 2010
    ..We used numerical modeling, parameterization and numerical optimization to determine the optimum parameters for gene electrotransfer in muscle tissue...
  33. ncbi Electricity production from beer brewery wastewater using single chamber microbial fuel cell
    X Wang
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, No 202, Haihe Road, Nangang District, Harbin 150090, China
    Water Sci Technol 57:1117-21. 2008
    The performance of electricity production from beer brewery wastewater in a single chamber membrane-free microbial fuel cell (MFC) was investigated...
  34. ncbi 50-60 Hz electric and magnetic field effects on cognitive function in humans: a review
    M Crasson
    University of Liege, Psychoneuroendocrinology Unit, B 35, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 106:333-40. 2003
    ..The human performance or event related potentials (ERPs) measures that might specifically be affected by EMF exposure, as well as a possible cerebral structure or function that could be more sensitive to EMF, cannot be better determined...
  35. ncbi Efficient electricity generation from sewage sludge using biocathode microbial fuel cell
    Guodong Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resources and Environments SKLUWRE, School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, China
    Water Res 46:43-52. 2012
    ..This study incorporated biocathodes into a three-chamber MFC to yield electricity from sewage sludge at maximum power output of 13.2 ± 1...
  36. ncbi Generalized stern models of the electric double layer considering the spatial variation of permittvity and finite size of ions in saturation regime
    Ekaterina Gongadze
    Institute of General Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Albert Einstein Straße 2, 18051, Rostock, Germany
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 16:576-94. 2011
    ..At the end the expressions for relative permittivity in both Langevin models were generalized by also taking into account the cavity and reaction field...
  37. ncbi Batteryless, wireless sensor powered by a sediment microbial fuel cell
    Conrad Donovan
    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99163 2710, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8591-6. 2008
    ..We demonstrated that a microbial fuel cell with a microbial anode and cathode can be used as an effective renewable power source for remote monitoring using custom-designed electronics...
  38. ncbi Azo dye treatment with simultaneous electricity production in an anaerobic-aerobic sequential reactor and microbial fuel cell coupled system
    Zhongjian Li
    Institute of Industrial Ecology and Environment, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, PR China
    Bioresour Technol 101:4440-5. 2010
    ..cell and anaerobic-aerobic sequential reactor coupled system was used for azo dye degradation with simultaneous electricity production. Electricity was produced during the co-metabolism process of glucose and azo dye...
  39. ncbi Enrichment and analysis of anode-respiring bacteria from diverse anaerobic inocula
    Joseph F Miceli
    Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:10349-55. 2012
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  40. ncbi A piezo-film-based measurement system for global haemodynamic assessment
    Fabrizio Clemente
    Istituto di Ingegneria, Biomedica Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerch, Via Salaria Km 29, 300 00016 Monterotondo S RM, Italy
    Physiol Meas 31:697-714. 2010
    ..The system was characterized by numerical simulation and experimental in vivo comparison to the traditional reference system...
  41. ncbi Electricity production coupled to ammonium in a microbial fuel cell
    Zhen He
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3391-7. 2009
    The production of electricity from ammonium was examined using a rotating-cathode microbial fuel cell (MFC)...
  42. pmc Enhancement of survival and electricity production in an engineered bacterium by light-driven proton pumping
    Ethan T Johnson
    Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, 140 Gortner Laboratory, 1479 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4123-9. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate that there is coupling of a light-driven process to electricity generation in a nonphotosynthetic engineered bacterium...
  43. ncbi Inactivation of Escherichia coli by citral
    M Somolinos
    Departamento de Producción Animal y Ciencia de los Alimentos, Facultad de Veterinaria, Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Appl Microbiol 108:1928-39. 2010
    ..coli, (iii) the role of the cell envelope damage in the mechanism of microbial inactivation by citral and (iiii) possible synergistic effects of mild heat treatment and pulsed electric fields (PEF) treatment combined with citral...
  44. pmc Electroporation-induced electrosensitization
    Olga N Pakhomova
    Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17100. 2011
    ..No studies have accounted for the biological consequences of electroporation as a factor that alters the cell's susceptibility to forthcoming EPs...
  45. pmc Mortality from Alzheimer's, motor neuron and Parkinson's disease in relation to magnetic field exposure: findings from the study of UK electricity generation and transmission workers, 1973-2004
    T Sorahan
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:820-6. 2007
    ..There are a number of reports linking magnetic field exposure to increased risks of Alzheimer's disease and motor neuron disease...
  46. pmc Gene expression of human lung cancer cell line CL1-5 in response to a direct current electric field
    Ching Wen Huang
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e25928. 2011
    ..Highly metastatic human lung cancer cells, CL1-5, exhibit directional migration and orientation under dcEFs. To understand the transcriptional response of CL1-5 cells to a dcEF, microarray analysis was performed in this study...
  47. ncbi Electricity production from cellulose in a microbial fuel cell using a defined binary culture
    Zhiyong Ren
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4781-6. 2007
    Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) convert biodegradable materials into electricity, potentially contributing to an array of renewable energy production strategies tailored for specific applications...
  48. ncbi Metabolic and practical considerations on microbial electrosynthesis
    Korneel Rabaey
    Advanced Water Management Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 22:371-7. 2011
    ..e. reducing power) are often needed. Meanwhile, the past decade has seen the breakthrough of sustainable electricity sources such as solar and wind...
  49. pmc Long-term performance of a plant microbial fuel cell with Spartina anglica
    Ruud A Timmers
    Sub Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:973-81. 2010
    The plant microbial fuel cell is a sustainable and renewable way of electricity production. The plant is integrated in the anode of the microbial fuel cell which consists of a bed of graphite granules...
  50. ncbi Electricity generation using membrane and salt bridge microbial fuel cells
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bld, University Park, PA, USA
    Water Res 39:1675-86. 2005
    Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) can be used to directly generate electricity from the oxidation of dissolved organic matter, but optimization of MFCs will require that we know more about the factors that can increase power output such as the ..
  51. ncbi Piezoelectric ribbons printed onto rubber for flexible energy conversion
    Yi Qi
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Nano Lett 10:524-8. 2010
    ..The excellent performance of the piezo-ribbon assemblies coupled with stretchable, biocompatible rubber may enable a host of exciting avenues in fundamental research and novel applications...
  52. ncbi Conversion of wastes into bioelectricity and chemicals by using microbial electrochemical technologies
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 337:686-90. 2012
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  53. pmc Simultaneous cellulose degradation and electricity production by Enterobacter cloacae in a microbial fuel cell
    Farzaneh Rezaei
    Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3673-8. 2009
    b>Electricity can be directly generated by bacteria in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) from many different biodegradable substrates...
  54. pmc Gadolinium blocks membrane permeabilization induced by nanosecond electric pulses and reduces cell death
    Franck M Andre
    Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Bioelectrochemistry 79:95-100. 2010
    ..Consequently, Gd(3+) protected cells from nsEP-induced cell death, thereby pointing to plasma membrane permeabilization as a likely primary mechanism of lethal cell damage...
  55. ncbi Imaging in electrosensory systems
    Ana Carolina Pereira
    Departamento de Neurociencias Integrativas y Computacionales, Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas Clemente Estable, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Interdiscip Sci 2:291-307. 2010
    ..We suggest that the basic principles established in these specialized systems be useful for understanding other more common sensory systems...
  56. ncbi Treatment of biodiesel production wastes with simultaneous electricity generation using a single-chamber microbial fuel cell
    Yujie Feng
    State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, No 73 Huanghe Road, Nangang District, Harbin 150090, China
    Bioresour Technol 102:411-5. 2011
    ..This study examined microbial fuel cells (MFCs) to treat BW with simultaneous electricity generation. The maximum power density using BW was 487 ± 28 mW/m(2) cathode (1...
  57. ncbi Electrospinning of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(methyl methacrylate) nanofibrous membrane: fabrication and application in protein microarrays
    Dayong Yang
    Suzhou Institute of Nano tech and Nano bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou 215125, China
    Biomacromolecules 10:3335-40. 2009
    ..Given the simplicity, low cost, and high efficiency of ES technology, we believe that PDMS/PMMA NFM is a promising 3D substrate for protein microarrays...
  58. pmc De Novo assembly of the complete genome of an enhanced electricity-producing variant of Geobacter sulfurreducens using only short reads
    Harish Nagarajan
    Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e10922. 2010
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  59. ncbi Nerve regeneration and wound healing are stimulated and directed by an endogenous electrical field in vivo
    Bing Song
    College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Cell Sci 117:4681-90. 2004
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  60. ncbi Direct-current electrical field guides neuronal stem/progenitor cell migration
    Lei Li
    Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557 0271, USA
    Stem Cells 26:2193-200. 2008
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  61. ncbi Microneedle array for measuring wound generated electric fields
    E V Mukerjee
    Center for Micro and Nano Technol, Lawrence Livermore Nat Lab, CA 94551, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4326-8. 2006
    ..The measurement of endogenous fields in skin is a prelude to the study of the therapeutic efficacy of applied electric fields to chronic non-healing wounds...
  62. pmc Phagocytic clearance of electric field induced 'apoptosis-mimetic' cells
    E Tekle
    The Center for Biochemistry and Biophysics, Laboratory of Biochemistry, NHLBI NIH, Building 50, Room 2127, 50 South Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 8012, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 376:256-60. 2008
    ..Using a mouse macrophage cell line (J7444A.1) from the same strain, we show phagocytic clearance of PS expressing B-cells and demonstrate that this is in part due to the apoptosis mimicry of the field exposed cells...
  63. ncbi Microbial fuel cells generating electricity from rhizodeposits of rice plants
    Liesje De Schamphelaire
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3053-8. 2008
    ..This process offers the potential of light-driven power generation from living plants in a nondestructive way. Sustainable power productions up to 330 W ha(-1) could be attributed to the oxidation of the plant-derived compounds...
  64. ncbi Electricity-producing bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:512-8. 2006
    ..Here, we review the microbial communities found in MFCs and the prospects for this emerging bioenergy technology...
  65. ncbi Improved fuel cell and electrode designs for producing electricity from microbial degradation
    Doo Hyun Park
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 81:348-55. 2003
    ..coli and that microbial fuel cells using the new Mn(4+)-graphite anode and Fe(3+)-graphite cathode may have commercial utility for producing low amounts of electrical power needed in remote locations...
  66. ncbi Bug juice: harvesting electricity with microorganisms
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:497-508. 2006
    ..This type of metabolism does not typically result in an efficient conversion of organic compounds to electricity because only some metabolic end products will react with electrodes, and the microorganisms only incompletely ..
  67. ncbi Electroreception in juvenile scalloped hammerhead and sandbar sharks
    Stephen M Kajiura
    Department of Zoology and Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, PO Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:3609-21. 2002
    ..a greater lateral search area, which may increase the probability of prey encounter, and (2). enhanced maneuverability, which may aid in prey capture...
  68. ncbi Proton transport inside the biofilm limits electrical current generation by anode-respiring bacteria
    César I Torres
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 100:872-81. 2008
    ..We discuss the implications of the proton-transport limitation in the field of microbial fuel cells and microbial electrolytic cells...
  69. ncbi Membrane lipids, EGF receptors, and intracellular signals colocalize and are polarized in epithelial cells moving directionally in a physiological electric field
    Min Zhao
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    FASEB J 16:857-9. 2002
    ..We propose a model in which EF-polarized membrane lipid domains and EGF receptors cause asymmetric signaling through MAP kinase, which drives directional cell migration. A comparison is made with the mechanisms underpinning chemotaxis...
  70. ncbi Growth cone steering by a physiological electric field requires dynamic microtubules, microfilaments and Rac-mediated filopodial asymmetry
    Ann M Rajnicek
    School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Cell Sci 119:1736-45. 2006
    ..Understanding the mechanism for cathodal growth cone guidance will enhance the emerging clinical effort to stimulate human spinal cord regeneration through EF application...
  71. ncbi Nanosecond pulsed electric field induced cytoskeleton, nuclear membrane and telomere damage adversely impact cell survival
    M Stacey
    Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23508, USA
    Bioelectrochemistry 82:131-4. 2011
    ..We suggest nsPEF electrochemical induced depolymerization of actin filaments may account for cytoskeleton and nuclear membrane anomalies leading to sensitization...
  72. ncbi Quantification of electron transfer rates to a solid phase electron acceptor through the stages of biofilm formation from single cells to multicellular communities
    Jeffrey S McLean
    The J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2721-7. 2010
    ..These data suggest a link between the ability of a surface to accept electrons and biofilm structure development...
  73. pmc Power consumption analysis of operating systems for wireless sensor networks
    Rafael Lajara
    Instituto de Investigación para la Gestión Integrada de Zonas Costeras, Universitat Politècnica Valencia, C Paranimf, 1, 46730 Gandia, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 10:5809-26. 2010
    ..The experimental measurements provide a good insight into the power mode in which the device components are running at every moment, and they can be used to compare the performance of different operating systems executing the same tasks...
  74. ncbi Conformations of end-tethered DNA molecules on gold surfaces: influences of applied electric potential, electrolyte screening, and temperature
    Wolfgang Kaiser
    Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Universitat Munchen, Am Coulombwall 3, 85748 Garching, Germany
    J Am Chem Soc 132:7935-45. 2010
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  75. ncbi Continuous electricity generation at high voltages and currents using stacked microbial fuel cells
    Peter Aelterman
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3388-94. 2006
    ..fuel cell (MFC) units in series or parallel can increase voltage and current; the effect on the microbial electricity generation was as yet unknown...
  76. ncbi Human dermal fibroblasts do not exhibit directional migration on collagen I in direct-current electric fields of physiological strength
    Amy L Sillman
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Exp Dermatol 12:396-402. 2003
    ..36 micro m/min. These studies suggest that dermal fibroblasts do not respond to the endogenous electric field of a wound, and use other migratory cues to direct their movement into the wound bed...
  77. ncbi Methanogenesis versus electrogenesis: morphological and phylogenetic comparisons of microbial communities
    Shun ichi Ishii
    Marine Biotechnology Institute, Kamaishi, Iwate 026 0001, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:286-94. 2008
    ..The results indicate that electrogenesis resulted in the enrichment of distinctive microbial populations and suppressed methanogenesis from cellulose...
  78. ncbi Two distinct types of noisy oscillators in electroreceptors of paddlefish
    Alexander B Neiman
    Center for Neurodynamics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri, St Louis 63121 4499, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:492-509. 2004
    ..Having 2 distinct types of internal oscillators is a novel form of organization for peripheral sensory receptors, of relevance for other hair cell sensory receptors...
  79. ncbi The microbe electric: conversion of organic matter to electricity
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:564-71. 2008
    ..Emerging systems biology approaches to the study, design, and evolution of microorganisms interacting with electrodes are expected to contribute to improved microbial fuel cells...
  80. pmc Switching direction in electric-signal-induced cell migration by cyclic guanosine monophosphate and phosphatidylinositol signaling
    Masayuki J Sato
    Laboratories for Nanobiology, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, 1 3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:6667-72. 2009
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  81. ncbi Application of electrolysis to stimulate microbial reductive PCE dechlorination and oxidative VC biodegradation
    Svenja T Lohner
    Water Technology Center, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7098-104. 2009
    ....
  82. ncbi Design and analysis of metabolic pathways supporting formatotrophic growth for electricity-dependent cultivation of microbes
    Arren Bar-Even
    Department of Plant Sciences, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1827:1039-47. 2013
    ..that enables the biological production of commodities, like fuels and fine chemicals, using renewably produced electricity. Several techniques have been proposed to mediate the transfer of electrons from the cathode to living cells...
  83. ncbi Novel electrode structures for large scale dielectrophoretic separations based on textile technology
    Zurina Z Abidin
    School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street, P O Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK
    J Biotechnol 130:183-7. 2007
    ..However, some loss occurred due to sedimentation. Also, the chamber was able to separate dead and live yeast cells at 30 Vpk-pk, 2 MHz, with some cell loss due to sedimentation...
  84. ncbi Renewable sustainable biocatalyzed electricity production in a photosynthetic algal microbial fuel cell (PAMFC)
    David P B T B Strik
    Sub Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, Bomenweg 2, P O Box 8129, 6700 EV, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 81:659-68. 2008
    b>Electricity production via solar energy capturing by living higher plants and microalgae in combination with microbial fuel cells are attractive because these systems promise to generate useful energy in a renewable, sustainable, and ..
  85. ncbi Methods used to estimate residential exposure to 50 Hz magnetic fields from overhead power lines in an epidemiological study in France
    Jérôme Bessou
    Réseau de Transport d Electricité RTE, Cœur Défense, 110 esplanade du Général de Gaulle, La Defense, France
    J Radiol Prot 33:349-65. 2013
    ..The overall 1σ uncertainty of the calculated residential exposure excluding geo-coding uncertainties is around 8% for subjects living close to power lines with a known current load and 17% for the others...
  86. pmc Evidence for involvement of an electron shuttle in electricity generation by Geothrix fermentans
    Daniel R Bond
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2186-9. 2005
    ..malate, propionate, and succinate as well as components of peptone and yeast extract, were utilized for electricity production...
  87. ncbi Domestic wastewater treatment as a net energy producer--can this be achieved?
    Perry L McCarty
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 473 Via Ortega MC 4020, Stanford, California 94305, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:7100-6. 2011
    ..Microbial fuel cells offer potential for direct biological conversion of wastewater's organic materials into electricity, although significant improvements are needed for this process to be competitive with anaerobic biological ..
  88. ncbi Pulsed electric fields cause sublethal injuries in the outer membrane of Enterobacter sakazakii facilitating the antimicrobial activity of citral
    C Arroyo
    Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Lett Appl Microbiol 51:525-31. 2010
    ..The objective was to evaluate the relation of sublethal injury in the outer membrane of Enterobacter sakazakii to the inactivating effect of the combination of pulsed electric fields (PEF) treatments and citral...
  89. ncbi Electricity generation from glucose by a Klebsiella sp. in microbial fuel cells
    Xue Xia
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, State Key Joint Laboratory of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 87:383-90. 2010
    ..Further investigation on the color and ultraviolet absorbance at 254 nm of the filtered anode medium showed that the redox states of mediators strongly associated with the electricity generation states in MFCs.
  90. ncbi Effect of pH on nutrient dynamics and electricity production using microbial fuel cells
    Sebastià Puig
    Laboratory of Chemical and Environmental Engineering LEQUIA UdG, Institute of the Environment, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi s n, Facultat de Ciencies, E 17071 Girona, Spain
    Bioresour Technol 101:9594-9. 2010
    The aim of this work was to study the effect of pH on electricity production and contaminant dynamics using microbial fuel cells (MFCs)...
  91. ncbi Coping and self-image in patients with visual display terminal-related skin symptoms and perceived hypersensitivity to electricity
    J Bergdahl
    Department of Psychology, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:538-42. 2004
    The aim of the present study was to measure coping resources and self-image in patients with visual display terminal (VDT)-related skin symptoms and hypersensitivity to electricity (HE).
  92. ncbi Piezoelectric and semiconducting coupled power generating process of a single ZnO belt/wire. A technology for harvesting electricity from the environment
    Jinhui Song
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0245, USA
    Nano Lett 6:1656-62. 2006
    ..from a single ZnO wire/belt for illustrating a fundamental process of converting mechanical energy into electricity at nanoscale...
  93. ncbi Constructing the electricity-carbohydrate-hydrogen cycle for a sustainability revolution
    Y H Percival Zhang
    Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, 304 Seitz Hall, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 30:301-6. 2012
    In this opinion, we suggest the electricity-carbohydrate-hydrogen (ECHo) cycle which bridges primary energies and secondary energies...
  94. ncbi Temporally and spatially coordinated roles for Rho, Rac, Cdc42 and their effectors in growth cone guidance by a physiological electric field
    Ann M Rajnicek
    School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Cell Sci 119:1723-35. 2006
    ..Our results complement studies of growth cone guidance by diffusible chemical gradients and suggest that growth cones might interpret these co-existing guidance cues selectively...
  95. ncbi Medical and social prognosis for patients with perceived hypersensitivity to electricity and skin symptoms related to the use of visual display terminals
    Berndt Stenberg
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:349-57. 2002
    ..This study attempted to give a medical and social prognosis for patients with perceived "electrical sensitivity"...
  96. ncbi Electricity generation and microbial community response to substrate changes in microbial fuel cell
    Yifeng Zhang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
    Bioresour Technol 102:1166-73. 2011
    ..This study further suggests that the type of substrate fed to MFC is a very important parameter for reactor performance and microbial community, and significantly affects power generation in MFCs...
  97. ncbi Towards an integrated system for bio-energy: hydrogen production by Escherichia coli and use of palladium-coated waste cells for electricity generation in a fuel cell
    R L Orozco
    Unit of Functional Bionanomaterials, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Biotechnol Lett 32:1837-45. 2010
    ..Bio-Pd') were tested as anodes in a proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell for their ability to generate electricity from H(2)...
  98. ncbi Effect of formation of biofilms and chemical scale on the cathode electrode on the performance of a continuous two-chamber microbial fuel cell
    Kyungmi Chung
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, North 13, West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 102:355-60. 2011
    ..Thus, it is important to properly control the formation of chemical scale and biofilm on the cathode during long-term operation...
  99. ncbi Nanosecond electric pulses cause mitochondrial membrane permeabilization in Jurkat cells
    Tina Batista Napotnik
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenija
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:257-64. 2012
    ..Plasma membrane permeabilization (YO-PRO-1 influx) was detected in addition to mitochondrial membrane permeabilization...
  100. ncbi The effect of supplementary antioxidant therapy in patients who report hypersensitivity to electricity: a randomized controlled trial
    L Hillert
    Department of Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    MedGenMed 3:11. 2001
    CONTEXT: Hypersensitivity to electricity is a proposed environmental illness of unknown etiology. Patients report a variety of symptoms that they relate to electric equipment. The afflicted individuals suffer from ill health...
  101. ncbi sigB absence decreased Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e heat resistance but not its Pulsed Electric Fields resistance
    M Somolinos
    Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Miguel Servet 177, 50013 Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Food Microbiol 141:32-8. 2010
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Research Grants64

  1. Photodynamic Therapy of Localized Infections
    Michael R Hamblin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..all highly effective antimicrobial PS have cationic charges they are ideally suited for delivery into tissue by electricity. We will explore te use of iontophoresis and electroporation singly and in combination to deliver antimicrobial ..
  2. Seasonality of Mood: A Genome-Wide Association Study in the Old Order Amish
    Teodor T Postolache; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and environmentally, the first study of seasonality of mood in a population that predominantly does not use electricity, thus, with greater exposure and tuning to natural photoperiodic changes...
  3. Installation of Energy-Efficient Cage Washers for Childrens Hospital Vivarium
    Philip R Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cage washers will provide efficiency increases across many areas, including reduction in steam usage (48%), electricity (14%), hot water (78%), cold water (91%), and detergent (83%)...
  4. Delivery of Channel Rhodopsin for Optogenetic Control of Neurons in the Cochlea
    Daniel J Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with the number of electrodes, the number of effective channels is diminished by the longitudinal spread of electricity. This results in channel cross-tal and the activation of neuronal populations remote from the site of the ..
  5. Television and International Family Change: A Randomized Experiment
    Rukmalie Jayakody; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Vietnam government, we have selected 14 villages in a remote, mountainous area of Vietnam that currently lacks electricity. After collecting baseline information on all 14 villages using mutually reinforcing qualitative (family and ..
  6. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Management of Post-operative Pain
    Jeffrey J Borckardt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Electricity has no metabolite or other residue, and can be delivered with minimal discomfort and without problems ..
  7. Effects of Culture Change on Adolescent Sleep and Health
    CAROL MARIE WORTHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..patterns in the context of a controlled experiment with Vietnamese villages lacking both television and electricity. Accumulating evidence indicates that increasing numbers of adolescents are going to bed later and getting by ..
  8. Mechanical Airway Support Device to Treat Obstructive Sleep Disordered Breathing
    Philip M Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The investigators invented and fabricated a machine that requires no electricity and promises to reduce the cost of positive airway pressure for many SDB patients...
  9. CaO-heated DNA amplification obviates electricity requirement at point of care
    PAUL D LABARRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..time-consuming sample preparation;cold chain requirements for reagent storage;and lack of instrumentation, electricity, and training at the point of care...
  10. A high-sensitivity low-cost multiplexed immunoassay platform based on 2-dimension
    Paul Yager; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The test will not require lab facilities, equipment or electricity, so will be appropriate for use in remote or resource- limited settings...
  11. FASEB SRC on Ion Channel Regulation
    Alfred L George; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..movement of ions into and out of cells provides living organisms with the means to generate the biological electricity necessary for nerve, muscle and heart function...
  12. Nucleic Acid Dipstick for Rapid Avian Flu Detection at Point-of-care
    Hong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. avian flu and SARS) in field where elaborate research facility and electricity is not available...
  13. Simulations of Calcium Selectivity and Binding
    Robert Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ions and channels are inseparable, according to a basic law of electricity, called 'the principle of electroneutrality'. The number density (i.e...
  14. Sleep Pattern as risk factors for disease in the Hispanic Community Health Study
    Sanjay R Patel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With technological advances such as electricity and the internet, humans are increasingly living in a 24-hour society that has led to substantial changes in sleeping patterns including a 2 hour ..
  15. Siemens Eclipse HP Cyclotron for PET Imaging Research
    Chester A Mathis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..jobs created, 40+ jobs maintained) and at the vendor (75+ jobs maintained at Siemens and its suppliers), while realizing an energy savings in terms of electricity use that is equivalent to the usage of 13 average American households.
  16. Small wearable biosensor patch for continuous and painless alcohol monitoring
    JOSEPH MARCANIO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..7 The sampling process is minimally-invasive (nothing inserts into the skin), only applies heat and electricity periodically, and relies on passive diffusion...
  17. EEG synchrony of preterm infants: Regional disparities and perinatal risks
    Philip Grieve; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our new method, using noninvasive measurements of infant brain electricity, has the potential to provide new methods of care for these infants.
  18. Climate Change Impacts on Power Plant Emissions, Air Quality and Health in the US
    JONATHAN ALAN PATZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5 is fossil fuel combustion, an increase in air pollution emissions from higher electricity usage associated with hotter summers has been posited...
  19. MULTI IMAGER COMPATIBLE ROBOT FOR PROSTATE ACCESS
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The use of electricity in the imager's room will be eliminated by using optical sensors and pneumatic/hydraulic motors while all ..
  20. Enhancement of antimicrobics by electrical current
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An in vitro model incorporating biophotonic imaging will be used wherein electricity will be passed through S...
  21. Central Sanitation for Animal Equipment to Sustain Biomedical Research at UCSD
    Arthur B Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..5 million gallons of water, 24.2 million pounds of steam, and 560,000 kilowatts of electricity. If funded, this proposal will result in hundreds of new jobs and the benefits will be realized across the ..
  22. Effects of Hurricane Sandy on the Respiratory and Mental Health of WTC Responders
    Adam Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, Long Island experienced major flooding and powerful winds that left many without electricity for weeks, destroyed homes, and left behind mold and other environmental toxins...
  23. Nanoprobe arrays for massively parallel 3-D recordings of brain activity
    Athanassios G Siapas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The flow of electricity in the form of action potentials and synaptic currents is the currency of the brain, and neural activity and ..
  24. MULTI IMAGER COMPATIBLE ROBOT FOR PROSTATE ACCESS
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The use of electricity in the imager's room will be eliminated by using optical sensors and pneumatic/hydraulic motors while all ..
  25. Nanoprobe arrays for massively parallel 3-D recordings of brain activity
    Athanassios G Siapas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The flow of electricity in the form of action potentials and synaptic currents is the currency of the brain, and neural activity and ..
  26. Wed Based Outreach for Pregnant African American Women
    JoAnne Herman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..must be classified as low obstetrical risk, pregnant for the first time, carrying a singleton pregnancy, have electricity, functioning television set, functioning phone line, and agree to have a WebTV installed in their home...
  27. Generation of Electricity by Normal Human Movement
    MARTIN BELCHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..device, the Suspended-load Backpack, which extracts mechanical energy during walking and then converts it to electricity. While carrying an 80 lb load, individuals can generate in excess of 7 W of electricity, and approximately 2 W ..
  28. Innovative AIDS Research Housing for Nonhuman Primates
    Stuart Zola; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..food preparation, storage, cage washer and veterinary services and has pre-existing water, sanitation and electricity. The proposed conversion will alleviate a bottleneck in our ability to conduct NHP AIDS vaccine research while ..
  29. A Biochip For Point-Of-Care HIV/AIDS Diagnosis in the Developing World
    NIKOLAOS CHRONIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. lack of electricity, no trained personnel) that can support these tests...
  30. A Compact, Portable Oxygen Generator
    GOKHAN ALPTEKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..increases the overall efficiency of the separation process, which in turn allows a smaller unit and longer off-electricity operation by reducing power consumption...
  31. Molecular Chemistry Aimed Towards New Technologies for Atmospheric CO2 Depletion
    JOHN JOSEPH CURLEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is released into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels used for transportation and generation of electricity, there are two strategies for lowering the atmospheric content of this pollutant: To develop carbon-neutral ..
  32. Development of a Neurotransmitter Based Epiretinal Prosthesis
    Paul Finlayson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. ON and OFF channels) within the visual system via electrical stimulation. Thus, electricity cannot encode important sensory features used in normal central visual processing...
  33. Energy Efficient Oxygen Concentrator
    GARY D HAVEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The number of patients on LTOT is estimated to be 1.2 million. The cost of electricity can vary from one region, to another so it is difficult to determine the exact monthly cost of electricity to ..
  34. Simple Test for Identifying Recent HIV Infection
    Niel Constantine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..require laboratory instrumentation which limit their applicability in resource poor countries where stable electricity and laboratory infrastructure are lacking...
  35. WORLD CONGRESS ELECTRICITY/MAGNETISM IN BIOLOGY/MEDICINE
    SOLOMON POLLACK; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The World Congress for Electricity and Magnetism in Biology and Medicine is a cooperative effort of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, the Bioelectrical Repair and Growth Society, the Bioelectrochemical Society, and the European ..
  36. Nanocarriers for transcutaneous delivery of vaccines
    John Clements; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recent innovations in transdermal delivery of drugs, including chemical enhancers, electricity, ultrasound, and microneedles, demonstrate the feasibility of large-molecule transport through the skin's ..
  37. High Resolution Neuro-MRI
    SHAHIN POURRAHIMI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The scanner we intend to develop will work wherever there can be electricity.
  38. HORMONAL MODULATION OF A COMMUNICATION SIGNAL
    Harold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..properties of the cells in the electric organ because these signals are in the currency of the nervous system--electricity. We have shown that the wave shape of the EOD pulse is determined by Na+ and K+ currents and that the ..
  39. CONTINUED RENOVATION OF RESEARCH BLDG
    J Streilein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..to reconstruct the building's infrastructure heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC); plumbing; and electricity systems; etc. The second phase is designed to renovate the three laboratory floors (16,000 sq. ft...
  40. Electrically Mediated Delivery of Immunostimulatory DNA to Experimental Melanomas
    Loree Heller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The electroporation parameters for delivery of non-coding DNA can be manipulated to minimize the quantity of electricity delivered while maintaining efficient induction of tumor regression...
  41. DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL ARTIFICIAL HEART POWER SUPPLY
    ALAN CISAR; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..DMFC stacks were demonstrated to start at room temperature, heat to operating temperature, and reliably supply electricity with a power density of 53 mW/cm_, requiring only a small fan to supply air and a small pump to deliver fuel as ..
  42. Acupuncture for treatment of acute spinal cord injury
    Amitabh Jha; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..will be identical except for 1) needle placement, 2) use of sham, non-penetrating needles, and 3) use of electricity for needle stimulation...
  43. Parent Training in Child Safety Practices
    Lynne Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..fires and burns, firearm safety, drowning, suffocation and choking, sharp objects and heavy objects, and electricity), (b) 3 child age-ranges (i.e...
  44. IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL FACILITY
    JOHN VANDEBERG; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These circuits provide electricity to approximately 60,000 sq. ft. spread over nine buildings...
  45. ULTRASOUND ENERGY FOR SELECTIVE NERVE STIMULATION
    BRUCE TOWE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Ultrasound energy has a different interaction physics with excitable tissue than does electricity, leading to a number of unexplored possible advantages including the potential for less invasive stimulation as ..
  46. Parent Training in Child Safety Practices
    Ann Glang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..areas (fires and bums, firearm safety, drowning, suffocation and choking, sharp objects and heavy objects, and electricity), (b) all three child age-ranges (i.e...
  47. TETS FOR IMPROVED TISSUE VIABILITY
    Richard Phillips; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These devices will be powered by electricity, in part, because electric power can be transmitted through intact skin using a transcutaneous energy ..
  48. STIMULATION OF EXTREMITY GROWTH BY ELECTRICAL FIELDS
    CARL BRIGHTON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..proposal is to produce accelerated growth of the growth plate in Beagle puppies with capacitively coupled electricity. The specific aims are 1) to determine if an appropriate capacitively coupled electrical signal can produce ..
  49. IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL FACILITY
    H Wilson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These procedure rooms are separated by a corridor from the main housing facility and have separate heat, electricity and water...
  50. Bathing aids palliative cancer care & aging-in-place
    Mark Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Their inherent safety and affordability will be enhanced because no electricity will be required for their use...
  51. Safety Skills Training for Parents of Preschool Children
    Lynne Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..AAP content areas (poisoning, firearm safety, drowning, suffocation and choking, sharp and heavy objects, electricity, and wheeled sports safety), (c) tips for determining safe childcare environments, and (d) written materials ..
  52. 15 Tesla Magnet for Micro MRI and Magenetic Levitation
    BRUCE HAMMER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..There are resistive magnets available, however, operating costs are on the order of $13,000/day for electricity and water. The proposed magnet will cost about $25/day in cryogen consumption...
  53. Detection of H. pylori using electrical DNA sensing
    SHANA KELLEY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The capability of dsDNA to conduct electricity, in combination with the ability to measure this conduction in short (<100bp) and specific DNA sequences, ..
  54. BASIC PHOTOELECTRIC STUDIES IN ORGANIC CONDENSED PHASE
    Andreas Albrecht; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..from quasi-free, to the locally dressed geminate condition, to finally Coulomb-free charge that carries electricity. Condensed phase electronic states near the ionization continuum in neat liquids and in solutions of ..
  55. Locomotion Control by Lumbar Spinal Cord Stimulation
    Changfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed studies will not only improve our understanding of locomotion control in lumbar spinal cord but also benefit SCI patients. ..
  56. Development of an electrical diagnostic for melanoma
    Richard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If the handheld BFI is able to reliably detect malignant skin lesions, it will improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients in the United States alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Development of a nanosecond pulsed electric field system to treat skin cancer
    Richard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It offers a scar-free alternative to surgery that could improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord Injury
    Changfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. ELECTRICAL INJURY-- ELECTROCONFORMATION OF MEM PROTEINS
    Wei Chen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies will lead to a comprehensive understanding of the underlying mechanisms involved in electrical injury. ..
  60. AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO NEUROBIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
    CARL HOPKINS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Electroporation and transcutaneous extraction of drugs
    SATHYANARAYANA MURTHY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further we also plan to correlate the time course of unbound ciprofloxacin in dermal ECF with that in synovial fluid determined by microdialysis in rat. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Patient & Provider Perspectives on Homeopathic Treatment
    Iris Bell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this proposed study should help clarify the proper premises and parameters on which to base future prospective qualitative and quantitative research in homeopathy. ..