Added-value processing of ‘algae waste': 3rd quarterly report

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Trzcinski, Antoine, Hernandez, Ernesto and Webb, Colin. 2010. Added-value processing of ‘algae waste': 3rd quarterly report. United Kingdom. University of Manchester.
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Added-value processing of ‘algae waste': 3rd quarterly report

Report TypeProject report
AuthorsTrzcinski, Antoine (Author), Hernandez, Ernesto (Author) and Webb, Colin (Author)
Institution of OriginManchester University
Number of Pages174
Year2010
PublisherUniversity of Manchester
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Abstract

Background - This third report provides an update of information and interim results for a two year study being conducted at the Satake Centre for Grain Process Engineering in the University of Manchester, investigating the feasibility of producing value-added products from algae.

Project Aim - To examine in detail and optimise the production of generic fermentation feedstocks from algae wastes and evaluate the feasibility of producing a range of potential end-products (in particular ethanol and algae nutrients).

Achievements to Date - The materials under investigation were two unextracted dry powders of microalgae sent by Cellana on 17th February 2010 (samples D09 and D10). Various experiments were carried out to understand, control and optimize the glucose production that was observed in previous samples. After several tests it was concluded that none of the indigenous microorganisms were able to hydrolyze chrysolaminarin in diatoms and produce glucose. The glucose production observed in all the microalgae samples received was due to the action of in situ enzymes coming from the algae itself. Several experiments with the algae broth (filtered sterilised) after French press pre-treatment showed that the broth contained enzymes able to convert cellobiose into glucose. Moreover, the filtered broth also contained carbohydrates that could be converted into glucose. More glucose was produced when a pre-treatment such as French press was used.

The glucose produced was consumed by the microorganisms that were isolated and these should therefore seen as a nuisance in the process. The extent of the production depends on the degree of contamination. The highest glucose yield observed was 109 mg glucose/g dry sample at 30°C (56% of total carbohydrates).

The glucose production was optimized and it was found that a temperature of 50 to 60°C with no mixing gave the best yields. Presumably, mixing encouraged the diffusion of oxygen and the proliferation of thermophilic bacteria. Each individual cell contains chrysolaminarin as well as enzymes, therefore no mixing is required to bring them in contact with each other and shear can be detrimental for enzymes.

Having investigated various samples taken at various step at Cellana’s pilot plant in Hawaii (after harvest, after centrifuge and after spray-drying step) it was observed that samples obtained after the spray-drying step were systematically contaminated with bacteria and fungi because these samples were left exposed to dry. This resulted in the growth of unwanted microorganisms and the consumption of glucose which made us realise that glucose must be converted into value-added products before the spray-drying step.

A maximum glucose concentration of 73 g/L was obtained from a sample taken after the centrifuge step at Cellana’s pilot plant. This concentration was obtained by suspending algae in water, leave it for some time to extract the glucose, centrifuge the suspension and adding more algae to the supernatant. The highest conversion of carbohydrates to glucose was found to be 74%, while another test showed that glucose production could take place at high salinity (35 g/L NaCl) and high solid content (a suspension at 30% total solids) which would be the case if the algae suspension was heated to 50°C to release the glucose after the centrifuge step. Lipids staining technique showed that nothing happened to the lipids during this glucose production step. However, after 24 hours at 55°C some proteins were broken down into simple amino acids. A kinetic analysis of the glucose production was performed and the volume of the glucose production unit (a CSTR and plug flow type reactors) was evaluated based on numbers for a full-scale plant. In addition to the glucose production, tests were carried out on the filtration of the algae suspension. The characteristics of the filtration (specific cake resistance and medium resistance) were found and two tests were done on a bench-scale bottom fed rotary vacuum filter with knife discharge to investigate the filterability during continuous operation. Finally, the size of a full-scale rotary vacuum filter was also found.

It was found that an ethanol yeast can grow in the liquid medium extracted from the algae samples. A maximum ethanol concentration of 5 g/l was obtained with sample D10. The ethanol yields were found to be equal to 15 and 12.5 mg ethanol/g algae D10 and D09, respectively. However, ethanol production from these samples is unlikely to be interesting because glucose concentrations in the range 200-250 g/L will not be obtained in the algae medium given the carbohydrates content of the diatoms, except if an evaporation step is included in the process. It was also found that an oleaginous yeast (Rhodosporidium toruloides) could grow in the algae suspension as well as on the filtered broth.

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020310603. Fermentation
310605. Industrial microbiology (incl. biofeedstocks)
310602. Bioprocessing, bioproduction and bioproducts
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Disinfection performance of adsorption using graphite adsorbent coupled with electrochemical regeneration for various microorganisms present in water
Hussain, S. N., Trzcinski, A. P., Asghar, H. M. A., Sattar, H., Brown, N. W. and Roberts, E. P. L.. 2016. "Disinfection performance of adsorption using graphite adsorbent coupled with electrochemical regeneration for various microorganisms present in water." Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 44, pp. 216-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2016.09.009
Impact of ozone assisted ultrasonication pre-treatment on anaerobic digestibility of sewage sludge
Tian, Xinbo, Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Lin, Li leonard and Ng, Wun Jern. 2015. "Impact of ozone assisted ultrasonication pre-treatment on anaerobic digestibility of sewage sludge." Journal of Environmental Sciences. 33, pp. 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jes.2015.01.003
Glucoamylase production from food waste by solid state fermentation and its evaluation in the hydrolysis of domestic food waste
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Liu, Yu. 2014. "Glucoamylase production from food waste by solid state fermentation and its evaluation in the hydrolysis of domestic food waste." Biofuel Research Journal. 1 (3), pp. 98-105.
Characterization of soluble microbial products (SMPs) in a membrane bioreactor (MBR) treating municipal wastewater containing pharmaceutical compounds
Zhang, Dongqing, Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Kunacheva, Chinagarn, Stuckey, David C., Liu, Yu, Tan, Soon Keat and Ng, Wun Jern. 2016. "Characterization of soluble microbial products (SMPs) in a membrane bioreactor (MBR) treating municipal wastewater containing pharmaceutical compounds." Water Research. 102, pp. 594-606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.06.059
Treatment of municipal solid waste leachate using a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor at mesophilic and psychrophilic temperatures: analysis of recalcitrants in the permeate using GC-MS
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2010. "Treatment of municipal solid waste leachate using a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor at mesophilic and psychrophilic temperatures: analysis of recalcitrants in the permeate using GC-MS." Water Research. 44 (3), pp. 671-680. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2009.09.043
Performance of a three-stage membrane bioprocess treating the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and evolution of its archaeal and bacterial ecology
Trzcinski, Antoine P., Ray, Michael J. and Stuckey, David C.. 2010. "Performance of a three-stage membrane bioprocess treating the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and evolution of its archaeal and bacterial ecology." Bioresource Technology. 101 (6), pp. 1652-1661. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2009.09.075
Post-treatment of the permeate of a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate
Trzcinski, Antoine P., Ofoegbu, Nkechi and Stuckey, David C.. 2011. "Post-treatment of the permeate of a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate." Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A: Toxic Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 46 (13), pp. 1539-1548. https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2011.609402
Parameters affecting the stability of the digestate from a two-stage anaerobic process treating the organic fraction of municipal solid waste
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2011. "Parameters affecting the stability of the digestate from a two-stage anaerobic process treating the organic fraction of municipal solid waste." Waste Management. 31 (7), pp. 1480-1487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2011.02.015
Enhancing the value of nitrogen from rapeseed meal for microbial oil production
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Salakkama, Apilak, Trzcinski, Antoine P., Bakir, Ufuk and Webb, Colin. 2012. "Enhancing the value of nitrogen from rapeseed meal for microbial oil production." Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 50 (6-7), pp. 337-342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enzmictec.2012.03.004
Determination of the hydrolysis constant in the biochemical methane potential test of municipal solid waste
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2012. "Determination of the hydrolysis constant in the biochemical methane potential test of municipal solid waste." Environmental Engineering Science. 29 (9), pp. 848-854. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2011.0105
Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating landfill leachate at low temperatures
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2012. "Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating landfill leachate at low temperatures." Environmental Engineering Science. 29 (4), pp. 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2011.0003
Anaerobic toxicity assay of plasticisers
Trzcinski, Antoine P., Ofoegbu, Nkechi and Stuckey, David. 2012. "Anaerobic toxicity assay of plasticisers." Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A: Toxic Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 47 (8), pp. 1082-1086. https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2012.668029
A novel process for enhancing oil production in algae biorefineries through bioconversion of solid by-products
Trzcinski, Antoine P., Hernandez, Ernesto and Webb, Colin. 2012. "A novel process for enhancing oil production in algae biorefineries through bioconversion of solid by-products." Bioresource Technology. 116, pp. 295-301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2012.03.078
Microbial oil produced from biodiesel by-products could enhance overall production
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Trzcinski, Antoine and Webb, Colin. 2013. "Microbial oil produced from biodiesel by-products could enhance overall production." Bioresource Technology. 129, pp. 650-654. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2012.11.152
Metabolomic profiling of Rhodosporidium toruloides grown on glycerol for carotenoid production during different growth phases
Lee, Jaslyn Jie Lin, Chen, Liwei, Shi, Jiahua, Trzcinski, Antoine and Chen, Wei-Ning. 2014. "Metabolomic profiling of Rhodosporidium toruloides grown on glycerol for carotenoid production during different growth phases." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62 (41), pp. 10203-10209. https://doi.org/10.1021/jf502987q
Interpreting the synergistic effect in combined ultrasonication-ozonation sewage sludge pre-treatment
Tian, Xinbo, Wang, Chong, Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Lin, Leonard and Ng, Wun Jern. 2015. "Interpreting the synergistic effect in combined ultrasonication-ozonation sewage sludge pre-treatment." Chemosphere. 140, pp. 63-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.09.007
Enzyme production from food wastes using a biorefinery concept
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Trzcinski, Antoine P., Ng, Wun Jern and Liu, Yu. 2014. "Enzyme production from food wastes using a biorefinery concept." Waste and Biomass Valorization. 5 (6), pp. 903-917. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-014-9311-x
Identification of recalcitrant compounds in a pilot-scale AB system: an adsorption (A) stage followed by a biological (B) stage to treat municipal wastewater
Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Ganda, Lily, Ni, Annie Soh Yan, Kunacheva, Chinagarn, Zhang, Dong Qing, Lin, Li Leonard, Tao, Guihe, Lee, Yingjie and Ng, Wun Jern. 2016. "Identification of recalcitrant compounds in a pilot-scale AB system: an adsorption (A) stage followed by a biological (B) stage to treat municipal wastewater." Bioresource Technology. 206, pp. 121-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2016.01.048
Inorganic fouling of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating leachate from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW) and a polishing aerobic membrane bioreactor
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2016. "Inorganic fouling of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating leachate from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW) and a polishing aerobic membrane bioreactor." Bioresource Technology. 204, pp. 17-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.12.074
Effect of sparging rate on permeate quality in a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SAMBR) treating leachate from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW)
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2016. "Effect of sparging rate on permeate quality in a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SAMBR) treating leachate from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW)." Journal of Environmental Management. 168, pp. 67-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.11.055
Enhancing the hydrolysis and methane production potential of mixed food waste by an effective enzymatic pretreatment
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Liu, Yu. 2015. "Enhancing the hydrolysis and methane production potential of mixed food waste by an effective enzymatic pretreatment." Bioresource Technology. 183, pp. 47-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.02.033
Platform chemicals production from food wastes using a biorefinery concept
Kiran, Esra Uckun, Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Liu, Yu. 2015. "Platform chemicals production from food wastes using a biorefinery concept." Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 90 (8), pp. 1364-1379. https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.4551
Insights on the solubilization products after combined alkaline and ultrasonic pre-treatment of sewage sludge
Tian, Xinbo, Wang, Chong, Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Lin, Leonard and Ng, Wun Jern. 2015. "Insights on the solubilization products after combined alkaline and ultrasonic pre-treatment of sewage sludge." Journal of Environmental Sciences. 29, pp. 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jes.2014.07.024
Contribution of acetic acid to the hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass under abiotic conditions
Trzcinski, Antoine P. and Stuckey, David C.. 2015. "Contribution of acetic acid to the hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass under abiotic conditions." Bioresource Technology. 185, pp. 441-444. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.03.016
Combined ultrasonication and thermal pre-treatment of sewage sludge for increasing methane production
Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Tian, Xinbo, Wang, Chong, Lin, Leonard Li and Ng, Wun Jern. 2015. "Combined ultrasonication and thermal pre-treatment of sewage sludge for increasing methane production." Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A: Toxic Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 50 (2), pp. 213-223. https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2014.975561
Combined ultrasonication and enzymatic pretreatment of waste activated sludge prior to anaerobic digestion
Trzcinski, Antoine Prandota, Wang, Chong, Tian, Xinbo, Abdul Majid, Maszenan Bin and Ng, Wun Jern. 2014. Combined ultrasonication and enzymatic pretreatment of waste activated sludge prior to anaerobic digestion. International Application No.: PCT/SG2014/000131
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate at low temperatures (PowerPoint)
Trzcinski, A. P. and Stuckey, D. C.. 2010. "Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate at low temperatures (PowerPoint)." 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD12) 2010. Guadalajara, Mexico
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate at low temperatures
Trzcinski, A. P. and Stuckey, D. C.. 2010. "Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis of archaeal and bacterial populations in a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (SAMBR) treating landfill leachate at low temperatures." 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD12) 2010. Guadalajara, Mexico
Continuous treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process (PowerPoint)
Trzcinski, A. and Stuckey, D.. 2008. "Continuous treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process (PowerPoint)." 5th International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes and Energy Crops (ISAD-SW&EC 2008). Hammamet, Tunisia 25 - 28 May 2008
Continuous treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process (Paper)
Trzcinski, A. P. and Stuckey, D. C.. 2008. "Continuous treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process (Paper)." 5th International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes and Energy Crops (ISAD-SW&EC 2008). Hammamet, Tunisia 25 - 28 May 2008
Batch treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process
Trzcinski, A. P. and Stuckey, D. C.. 2007. "Batch treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in an anaerobic two-stage membrane process." 11th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD11): Bioenergy for our Future. Brisbane, Australia 23 - 27 Sep 2007