Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringWestern Engineering

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List of Publications since 2006:

  1. Isabela Reiniati, Andrew N. Hrymak, and Argyrios Margaritis (2015). “Recent Developments in Production, Separation and Purification of Bacterial Nanocrystalline Cellulose”, Crit. Reviews Biotechnology (under review).
  2. S. Amirnia, M.B. Ray, A. Margaritis (2015). “Heavy metals removal from aqueous solutions using Saccharomyces cerevisiae in a novel continuous bioreactor–biosorption system”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 264, 863–872.
  3. Reyna Gomez-Flores, Argyrios Margaritis (2015). “Advances in Biobutanol Production from Lignocellulosic Agricultural Residues”, Crit. Reviews Biotechnology (under review).
  4. Landi Cheng, Cody Bulmer, Argyrios Margaritis (2015). “Characterization of Novel Composite Alginate Chitosan-Carrageenan Nanoparticles for Encapsulation of BSA as a Model Drug Delivery System”, Current Drug Delivery, Vol. 12, DOI: 10.2174/1567201812666150114155948.
  5. Shahram Amirnia, Madhumita B. Ray, Argyrios Margaritis (2015). “Evaluation and Selection of Biosorbents Based on the Use of Langmuir Isotherm Constants”, Bioremediation Journal (Submitted).
  6. C. Hoennscheidt, A. Margaritis, R. Krull (2015). “Novel applications of ubiquinone biopolymer nanocarriers for preventive and regenerative therapeutics: The Saccharomyces cerevisiae paradigm”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 478, 416–425.
  7. Hudson, D., Margaritis, A. (2014). “Biopolymer Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of Biopharmaceuticals”, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., Vol. 34, No. 2, 161-179.
  8. Kreyenschulte, D., Margaritis, A., Krull, R. (2014). “Recent Advances in Microbial Biopolymer Production and Purification”, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., 34(1): 1–15.
  9. Hellmers, F., Ferguson, F., Koropatnick, J., Krull, R., Margaritis, A. (2013). “Characterization and In Vitro Cytotoxicity of Doxorubicin-loaded γ-Polyglutamic Acid- Chitosan Composite Nanoparticles”, Biochem. Eng. J., 75, 72-78.
  10. Hönnscheidt, C., Kreyenschulte, D., Margaritis, A., Krull, R. (2013). “Production of Stable Quinine Nano-Dispersions Using Esterified gamma-Polyglutamic Acid Biopolymer”, Biochem. Eng. J. (Submitted).
  11. Hellmers, F., Krull, R., Margaritis, A. (2013). “Optimization of Doxorubicin-Loaded γ-Polyglutamic acid-Chitosan Nanoparticles”, Curr. Drug Del. (Submitted).

  12. Amirnia, S., de Bruyn, J.R., Bergougnou, M.A., Margaritis, A. (2013). “Continuous Rise Velocity of Air Bubbles in Non-Newtonian Biopolymer Solutions”, Chem. Eng. Sci., 94, 60-68.

  13. Hudson, D., Margaritis, A. (2012). “Biopolymer Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of Biopharmaceuticals”, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2012.743503.

  14. Kreyenschulte, D., Margaritis, A., Krull, R. (2012). “Recent Advances in Microbial Biopolymer Production and Purification”, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2012.743501.

  15. Bulmer, C., Margaritis, A., Xenocostas, A. (2012). “Production and Characterization of Novel Chitosan Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of rHu-Erythropoietin”, Biochem. Eng. J., 68, 61-69.

  16. Bulmer, C., Margaritis, A., Xenocostas, A. (2012). “Encapsulation and Controlled Release of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin from Chitosan-Carrageenan Nanoparticles”, Current Drug Delivery, 9(5), 527-537.

  17. Adsorption Science and Technology, 30(1), 43-63.

  18. Baghchehsaraee, B., Nakhla, G., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A. (2011). “Revivability of Fermentative Hydrogen Producing Bioreactor”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36(3), 2086-2092.

  19. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M. (2011). “Effects of Surface Treatment and Process Parameters on Immobilization of Yeast Cells by Adsorption to Fibrous Matrices”, Bioresources Technology, 102(4), 3662-3672.

  20. Manocha, B. A. Margaritis (2010), “Controllled Release of Doxorubicin from Doxorubicin/ γ-Polyglutamic Acid Ionic Complex”, Journal Nanomaterials, DOI: 10.1155/2010/780171.

  21. Manocha, B. A. Margaritis (2010), “A Novel Method for the Selective Recovery and Purification of γ-Polyglutamic Acid from Bacillus lichenformis Fermentation Broth”, Biotechnol. Progress., 26(3), DOI: 10.1002/btpr.370. Published On-Line.

  22. Kilonzo, P.M., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2010). “Hydrodynamic Characteristics in an Inverse Internal-Loop Airlift-Driven Fibrous-Bed Bioreactor”, Chem. Eng. Science, 65(2), 692-707.

  23. Kilonzo, P.M., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2010). “Repeated-Batch Production of Glucoamylase using Recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae Immobilized in a Fibrous Bed Biooreactor”, J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 37(8), 773-83.

  24. Kilonzo, P.M., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2010). “Mass Transfer and Mixing Characteristics in an Airlift-Driven Fibrous-Bed Bioreactor”, Can. J. Chem. Eng., DOI: 10.1002/cjce.20344.

  25. Kilonzo, P.M., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2010). “Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Characteristics in an Inverse Internal Loop Airlift-Driven Fibrous-Bed Bioreactor”, Chem. Eng. J. 157(1), 146-160.

  26. Baghchehsaraee, B., Nakhla, G., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A. (2010). “Fermentative Hydrogen Production by Diverse Microflora”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 35(10), 5021-5027.

  27. Kilonzo, P.M. Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2009). “Plasmid Stability and Kinetics of Continuous Production of Glucoamylase by Recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae in an Airlift Bioreactor”, J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 36(9), 1157-1169.

  28. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2009). “Airlift-Driven Fibrous Bed Bioreactor for Continuous Production of Glucoamylase using Immobilized Recombinant Yeast Cells”, J. Biotechnol., 143(1), 60-68.

  29. Baghchehsaraee, B., Nakhla, G., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A. (2009). “Effect of Extrinsic Lactic Acid on Fermentative Hydrogen Production”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 34(6), 2573-2579.

  30. Hafez, H., Baghchehsaraee, B., Nakhla, G., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A., El Naggar, H. (2009). “Comparative Assessment of Decoupling of Biomass and Hydraulic Retention Times in Hydrogen Production Bioreactors”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 34(18), 7603-7611.

  31. Manocha, B., Margaritis, A. (2008). “Production and Characterization of γ-Polyglutamic Acid Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of Anti-Cancer Drugs”, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 28, 88-99.

  32. Baghchehsaraee, B., Nakhla, G., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A., Reid, G. (2008). “The Effect of Heat Pretreatment Temperature on Fermentative Hydrogen Production using Mixed Cultures”, Int. J. Hydrogen Engery, 33(15), 4064-4073.

  33. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A. (2008). “Effect of Medium Composition on Glucoamylase Production During Batch Fermentation of Recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Journal of the Institute of Brewing, 114(2), 83-96.

  34. Buescher, J.M. and Margaritis, A. (2007) “Microbial Biosynthesis of Polyglutamic Acid Biopolymer and Applications in the Biopharmaceutical, Biomedical and Food Industries”, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., 27 (1): 1-19.

  35. Jones, H., Margaritis, A. and Stewart, R.J., (2007), “The Combined Effect of Oxygen Supply Strategy, Inoculum Size and Temperature Profile on Very-High-Gravity-Beer Fermentation by Saccharomyces Cerevisiae”, Journal of Institute of Brewing, 113 (2): 168-187.

  36. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Yu, J.T. and Q. Ye, (2007), “Bioethanol Production from Starchy Biomass by Direct Fermentation using Saccharomyces diastaticus in Batch Free and Immobilized Cell Systems”, International Journal of Green Energy, 4: 1-14.

  37. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Yu, J.T. and Q. Ye, (2007), “Effects of Geometrical Design on Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer Characteristics of a Rectangular Column Airlift Bioreactor”, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 34(3): 279-288.

  38. Ly, M., Margaritis, A., and B. Jajuee, (2007), “Effects of Solvent Concentration on the Extraction Kinetcics and Diffusivity of Cyclosporin A in the Fungus Tolypocladium inflatum”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 96 (1): 67-79.

  39. Ly, M., Margaritis, A., (2007), “Effect of Temperature on the Extraction Kinetics and Diffusivity of Cyclosporin A in the Fungus Tolypocladium inflatum”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 96 (5): 945-955.

  40. Jajuee, B., Margaritis, A., Karamanev, D., and M.A. Bergougnou, (2007), “Kinetics of Biodegradation of p-Xylene and Naphthalene and Oxygen Transfer in a Novel Airlift Immobilized Bioreactor” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 96 (2): 232-243.

  41. Soleimani, M., Bassi, A., and A. Margaritis (2007), “Biodesulfurization of Refractory Organic Sulfur Compounds in fossil Fuels”, Biotechnology Advances, 25(6): 570-596.

  42. Manocha, B., and A. Margaritis (2007), “Poly-Glutamic Acid Nanoparticles Production and Characterization for Controlled Drug Release”, Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 28(2), 83-99.

  43. Kilonzo, P., Margaritis, A., Bergougnou, M.A., Yu, J.T., and Q. Ye, (2006), “Influence of Baffle Clearance Design on Hydrodynamics of a Two Riser rectangular Airlift Reactor with Inverse Internal Loop and Expanded Gas-Liquid Separator”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 121 (1): 17-26.

  44. Kermanshahipour, A., Karamanev, D., and A. Margaritis, (2006) “Kinetic modeling of the biodegrdation of the aqueous p-xylene in the immobilized soil bioreactor”, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 27: 204-211.

  45. Richard, A. and A. Margaritis, (2006) “Kinetics of molecular weight reduction of poly(glutamic acid) by in situ depolymerization in cell-free broth of Bacillus subtilis” Biochemical Engineering Journal, 30: 303-307.

  46. Jajuee, B., Margaritis, A., Karamanev, D., and M.A. Bergougnou, (2006), “Application of Surface-Renewal-Stretch Model for Interface Mass Transfer”, Chemical Engineering Science, 61: 3917-3929.

  47. Jajuee, B., Margaritis, A., Karamanev, D., and M.A. Bergougnou, (2006), “Influence of Dissolved Hydrocarbons on Volumetric Mass Transfer Coefficient in a Novel Airlift Contactor” Chemical Engineering Science, 61: 4111-4119.

  48. Jajuee, B., Margaritis, A., Karamanev, D., and M.A.Bergougnou, (2006), “Mass Transfer Characteristics of a Novel Three-phase Airlift Contactor with a Semipermeable membrane”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 125: 119-126.

  49. Jajuee, B., Margaritis, A., Karamanev, D., and M.A. Bergougnou, (2006), “Measurements and CFD Simulations of Gas Holdup and liquid velocity in novel Airlift Membrane Contactor”, AIChE Journal, 52(12): 4079-4089.