Journal article

Effects of oxygen on Shewanella decolorationis NTOU1 electron transfer to carbon-felt electrodes

Shiue-Lin Li, Stefano Freguia, Shiu-Mei Liu, Sheng-Shung Cheng, Seiya Tsujimura, Osamu Shirai, Kenji Kano

Biosensors and Bioelectronics | ELSEVIER ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY | Published : 2010

Abstract

To clarify the major factor caused by oxygen-enhancing charge production of Shewanella decolorationis NTOU1 towards a polarized anode, a series of experimental runs (i.e., with/without ambient air flushing and with/without ammonia addition as nitrogen source) were conducted in this study. Within 6-day of operation at +0.4 V vs. Ag|AgCl and starting with 35 mM of lactate, consistently the electrical charge production under the aerobic condition was higher than that under the anaerobic condition. In all the experimental runs, the values of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) production were found to be correlated positively and significantly with the charge production, but the highest Cou..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to express their gratitude for the financial support provided by the National Science Council, Taiwan, R.O.C., and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan. Specifically, this research was funded by a three-year project (NSC95-2221-E-006-176-MY3; to S.-S. Cheng), a graduate students' grant to study abroad (NSC97-2917-1-006-117; to S.-L. Li), and grants-in-aid for Science Research (19310070; to K. Kano).