dc.contributor.authorYong, Yang-Chun
dc.contributor.authorYu, Yang-Yang
dc.contributor.authorYang, Yun
dc.contributor.authorLi, Chang Ming
dc.contributor.authorJiang, Rongrong
dc.contributor.authorWang, Xin
dc.contributor.authorWang, Jing-Yuan
dc.contributor.authorSong, Hao
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-01T07:36:10Z
dc.date.available2013-07-01T07:36:10Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationYong, Y.-C., Yu, Y.-Y., Yang, Y., Li, C. M., Jiang, R., Wang, X., et al. (2012). Increasing intracellular releasable electrons dramatically enhances bioelectricity output in microbial fuel cells. Electrochemistry Communications, 19, 13-16.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1388-2481en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/10873
dc.description.abstractMicrobial fuel cell (MFC) is a sustainable energy source that can harvest electricity energy from organic wastes. However, its low electricity output remains the bottleneck for practical applications. Herein, we report a novel approach to increase extracellular electron transfer between bacteria and anodes, thus enormously enhancing the bioelectricity output in MFCs. We find that the abolishment of the lactate synthesis pathway increases intracellular releasable electrons, which are subsequently transferred to the anode via a secreted diffusive electron shuttle. Thereby, such genetically modified strain delivers a much higher and more stable electricity output than its parental strain in MFCs.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesElectrochemistry communicationsen_US
dc.rights© 2012 Elsevier B.V.en_US
dc.titleIncreasing intracellular releasable electrons dramatically enhances bioelectricity output in microbial fuel cellsen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.researchSingapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences and Engineering (SCELSE)
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Chemical and Biomedical Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2012.03.002


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