Peer-reviewed Papers

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73. Weifu Yan, Yong Xiao*, Weida Yan, Rui Ding, Shuhua Wang, Feng Zhao. The effect of bioelectrochemical systems on antibiotics removal and antibiotic resistance genes: a review. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, accepted for publication [URL].

72. S.H. Wang, Y.L. Xie, W.F. Yan, X.E. Wu, C.T. Wang, F. Zhao*. Enhanced bioleaching efficiency of copper from printed circuit boards without iron loss. Hydrometallurgy, 2018, 180: 65-71 [URL]

71. Lu Wang, Lexing You, Jiaming Zhang, Tao Yang, Wei Zhang, Zhongxiang Zhang, Pinxing Liu, Song Wu, Feng Zhao*, Jun Ma*. Biodegradation of sulfadiazine in microbial fuel cells: Reaction mechanism, biotoxicity removal and the correlation with reactor microbes. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2018, 360: 402-411 [URL]

70. Rui Ding, Weifu Yan, Yan Wu, Yong Xiao, Haiyin Gang, Shuhua Wang, Lixiang Chen, Feng Zhao*. Light-excited photoelectrons coupled with bio-photocatalysis enhanced the degradation efficiency of oxytetracycline. Water Research, 2018, 143: 589-598 [URL]

69. Weifu Yan, Yunyan Guo, Yong Xiao*, Shuhua Wang, Rui Ding, Jiaqi  Jiang, Haiyin Gang, Han Wang, Jun Yang, Feng Zhao*. The changes of bacterial communities and antibiotic resistance genes in microbial fuel cells during long-term oxytetracycline processing. Water Research, 2018, 142: 105-114 [URL Fulltext].

68. Zhiyong Zheng#, Yue Zheng#, Xiaochun Tian, Zhaohui Yang, Yanxia Jiang, Feng Zhao*. Interactions between iron mineral-humic complexes and hexavalent chromium and the corresponding bio-effects. Environmental Pollution, 2018, 241: 265–271 [#equal contribution URL Fulltext]

67. Shuhua Wang, Yaling Xie, Weifu Yan, Xuee Wu, Chin-Tsan Wang, Feng Zhao*. Leaching of vanadium from waste V2O5-WO3/TiO2 catalyst catalyzed by functional microorganisms. Science of The Total Environment, 2018, 639: 497–503 [URL Fulltext]

66. R.R. Wu, X.C. Tian, Y. Xiao, J. Ulstrup, H.E.M. Christensen, F. Zhao*, J.D. Zhang*. Selective electrocatalysis of biofuel molecular oxidation by Pd nanoparticles generated on Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6: 10655-10662 [URL]











65. Y. Zheng, J. Huang, F. Zhao*, L. Chistoserdova*. Physiological effect of XoxG(4) on lanthanide-dependent methanotrophy, mBio, 2018, 9(2): e02430-17

64. L. Wang, Y.L. Liu, C. Wang, X.D. Zhao, G. D. Mahadevan, Y.C Wu, J. Ma*, F. Zhao*. Anoxic biodegradation of triclosan and the removal of its antimicrobial effect in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2018, 344: 669-678 [URL].

63. Le-Xing You#, Li-Dan Liu#, Yong Xiao*, You-Fen Dai, Bi-Lian Chen, Yan-Xia Jiang, Feng Zhao. Flavins mediate extracellular electron transfer in Gram-positive Bacillus megaterium strain LLD-1. Bioelectrochemistry, 2018, 119: 196-202 [URL].

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62. G. D. Mahadevan, F. Zhao*. A concise review on microbial remediation cells (MRCs) in soil and groundwater radionuclides remediation. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2017, 314(3), 1477-1485 [URL].

61. S. Wu, G.D. Fang, Y.J. Wang, Y. Zheng, C. Wang, F. Zhao, D. P. Jaisi, D.M. Zhou*. Redox active oxygen-containing functional groups in activated carbon facilitate microbial reduction of ferrihydrite. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51: 9709-9717 [URL].

60. Rui Ding, F. Zhao*. Intimate coupling of photocatalysis and biodegradation to synchronously degrade pollutants. Progress in Chemistry, 2017, 29(9): 1154-1158 [in Chinese URL].

59. Yong Xiao, Feng Zhao*. Electrochemical roles of extracellular polymeric substances in biofilms. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2017, 4: 206-211 [URL Fulltext].

58. F. Zhao*, Jens Ulstrup*. Physical electrochemistry from the single molecule to microbial cells. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2017, 4: 95-97

57. Yong Xiao, En-Hua Zhang, Jingdong Zhang, You-Fen Dai, Zhaohui Yang, Hans E. M. Christensen, Jens Ulstrup, Feng Zhao*. Extracellular polymeric substances are transient media for microbial extracellular electron transfer. Science Advances, 2017, 3(7): e1700623 [open access free Fulltext URL]

56. Yicheng Wu, Yue Zheng, Yong Xiao, Zejie Wang, Feng Zhao*. Effect of electrode potentials on the microbial community of photo bioelectrochemical systems. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2017, 33: 149-156 [URL]

55. Zejie Wang, Gurumurthy Dummi Mahadevan, Yicheng Wu, Feng Zhao*. Progress of air-breathing cathode in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 2017,  356: 245-255 [URL]

54. X. Tian, F. Zhao*, L. You, X. Wu, Z. Zheng, R. Wu, Y. Jiang* and S. Sun. Interaction between in vivo bioluminescence and extracellular electron transfer in Shewanella woodyi via charge and discharge. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19: 1746-1750 [URL]

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53. You-Fen Dai, Yong Xiao*, En-Hua Zhang, Li-Dan Liu, Ling Qiu, Le-Xing You, Gurumurthy DM, Bi-Lian Chen, Feng Zhao. Effective methods for extracting extracellular polymeric substances from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Water Science and Technology, 2016, 74(12): 2987-2996 [URL Fulltext]

52. F. Zhao, D.M. Gurumurthy. Chapter 16 – Resources Recovery From Wastewater Based on Extracellular Electron Transfer. in Environmental Materials and Waste: Resource Recovery and Pollution Prevention, edited by M.N.V. Prasad, Kaimin Shih. Elsevier B.V. 2016 [URL].

51.  Yi-cheng Wu, Yong Xiao, Ze-jie Wang, Feng Zhao*. Performance of bioelectrochemical systems inoculated Desmodesmus sp. A8 with different light sources. Bioremediation Journal, 2016, 20: 233-239 [URL ]

50. J.W. Liu#, Y. Zheng#, Z.L. Hong, K. Cai, F. Zhao*, H.Y. Han*. Microbial synthesis of highly disperse PdAu alloy for enhanced electrocatalysis. Science Advances, 2016, 2: e1600858 [# equal contribution,URL open access]

49. S.H. Wang#, Y. Zheng#, W.F. Yan, L.X. Chen, G. D. Mahadevan, F. Zhao*. Enhanced bioleaching efficiency of metals from E-wastes driven by biochar. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2016, 320: 393-400 [# equal contribution, URL]

48. Song Wu, Yong Xiao, Peipei Song, Chao Wang, Zhaohui Yang, Robert C.T Slade, Feng Zhao*. Riboflavin-mediated extracellular electron transfer process involving Pachysolen tannophilus.  Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 210: 117-121 [URL Fulltext]

47. C. Wang, H. Deng, F. Zhao*. The remediation of chromium (VI)-contaminated soils using microbial fuel cells. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 2016, 25(1): 1-12 [URL Fulltext]

46. L. Wang, Y.L. Liu, J. Ma*, F. Zhao*, Rapid Degradation of Sulphamethoxazole and the Further Transformation of 3-amino-5-methylisoxazole in a Microbial Fuel Cell. Water Research, 2016, 88: 322-328 [URL]

45. Yong Xiao, Yue Zheng, Song Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Nitrogen recovery from wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2016, 10(1): 185-191 [URL Fulltext].

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44. Yong Xiao*, Yue Zheng, Song Wu, En-Hua Zhang, Zheng Chen, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Zhao-Hui Yang, I-Son Ng, Bor-Yann Chen, Feng Zhao*. Pyrosequencing reveals a core community of anodic bacterial biofilms in bioelectrochemical systems from China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015, 6:1410 [URL open access]

43. R.R. Wu, C, Wang, J.S. Shen, F. Zhao*, A role for biosynthetic CdS quantum dots in extracellular electron transfer of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Process Biochemistry, 2015, 50(12): 2061-2065 [URL Fulltext]

42. S.L. Zhao, Y.C. Li, H.J. Yin, Z.Z. Liu, E.X Luan, F. Zhao, Z.Y. Tang*, S.Q. Liu*, Three dimensional graphene/Pt nanoparticle composites as freestanding anode for enhancing performance of microbial fuel cells. Science Advances, 2015, 1(10): e1500372 [URL]

41. Ranran Wu, Xiaochun Tian, Shenjian Wu, Yuangang Liu, Yanxia Jiang, Feng Zhao*. Research on the electrochemical activity of Magnetospirillum Magneticum AMB-1. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, 2015, 36(9): 1730-1736 [in Chinese URL Fulltext open access]

40. L. Wang, Y.C. Wu, Y. Zheng, L.D. Liu, F. Zhao*, Efficient degradation of sulfamethoxazole and the responses of microbial community in microbial fuel cells, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 56430-56437

39. L.X. You, L. Rao, X.C. Tian, R.R. Wu, X. Wu, F. Zhao*, Y.X. Jiang*, S.G. Sun, Electrochemical in situ FTIR spectroscopy studies directly extracellular electron transfer of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 170, 131-139

38. S.L. Chen, F.F. Yang, C.G Li, S.Q. Zheng, H. Zhang, M. Li, H.M. Yao, F. Zhao, H.Q. Hou, Encapsulation of a living bioelectrode by a hydrogel for bioelectrochemical systems in alkaline media. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 4641-4646

37. S.Q. Zheng, F.F. Yang, S.L. Chen*, L. Liu, Q Xiong, T. Yua, F. Zhao, U. Schröder, H.Q. Hou, Binder-free carbon black/stainless steel mesh composite electrode for high-performance anode in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 284, 252-257

36. Yong Xiao*, Hai-Yin Xu, Hua-Ming Xie, Zhao-Hui Yang, Guang-Ming Zeng. Comparison of the treatment for isopropyl alcohol wastewater from silicon solar cell industry using SBR and SBBR. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2015,12(7): 2381-2388 [URL Fulltext].

35. Zejie Wang, Zhiyong Zheng, Suqi Zheng, Shuiliang Chen, Feng Zhao*, Carbonized textile with free-standing threads as an efficient anode material for bioelectrochemical systems. Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 287: 269-275 [URL Fulltext]

34. Yong Xiao*, Yue Zheng, Song Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*.  Bacterial community structure of autotrophic denitrification biocathode by 454 pyrosequencing of the 16S rRNA gene. Microbial Ecology, 2015, 69(3): 492-499 [URL Fulltext].

33. Qin Liu, Yan Zhou, Shuiliang Chen*, Zejie Wang, Haoqing Hou, Feng Zhao*. Cellulose-derived nitrogen and phosphorus dual-doped carbon as high performance oxygen reduction catalyst in microbial fuel cell. Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 273: 1189-1193 [URL].

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32. Xian-Wei Liu, Yu-Xi Huang, Xue-Fei Sun, Guo-Ping Sheng, Feng Zhao, Shu-Guang Wang, Han-Qing Yu.  Conductive carbon nanotube hydrogel as a bioanode for enhanced microbial electrocatalysis. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6(11): 8158-8164 [URL Fulltext].

31. Yue Zheng, Chao Wang, Zhi-Yong Zheng, Jing Che, Yong Xiao, Zhao-hui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Ameliorating acidic soil using bioelectrochemistry systems. RSC Advances, 2014, 4(107): 62544-62549 [URL].

30. Chao Wang#, Juan Chen#, Wen-Jun Hu, Ji-Yun Liu, Hai-Lei Zheng, Feng Zhao*. Comparative proteomics reveal the impact of OmcA/MtrC deletion on Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 in response to hexavalent chromium exposure. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2014, 98(23): 9735-9747[URL].

29. Song Wu, Yong Xiao, Lu Wang, Yue Zheng, Kenlin Chang, Zhiyong Zheng, Zhaohui Yang*, John R. Varcoe, Feng Zhao*. Extracellular electron transfer mediated by flavins in Gram-positive Bacillus sp. WS-XY1 and yeast Pichia stipitis. Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 146: 564–567 [URL Fulltext].

28. Lidan Liu, Yong Xiao*, Yicheng Wu, Bilian Chen*, Feng Zhao. Progress in the research of electron transfer mediators in microbial electrochemical systems. Progress in Chemistry, 2014, 26(11): 1859-1866. (in Chinese, Fulltext URL free)

27. Z.J. Wang, C.L. Cao, Y. Zheng, S.L. Chen, F. Zhao*. A review of abiotic oxygen reduction reaction catalysts used in microbial fuel cells. ChemElectroChem, 2014,  1(11): 1813-1821 [URL].

26. Y. Zhou, S.L. Chen*, S.W. Liu, Q. Liu, H.Q. Hou*, F. Zhao*. Electrocatalytic activity of carbon nanoparticles from diffusion flame towards oxygen reduction. Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 136, 176–181 [URL].

25. Qin Liu, Shuiliang Chen, Yan Zhou, Suqi Zheng, Haoqing Hou, Feng Zhao. Phosphorus-doped carbon derived from cellulose phosphate as efficient catalyst for air-cathode in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 2014, 261: 245-248 [URL Fulltext].

24. Yue Zheng, Yong Xiao, Zhao-Hui Yang*, Song Wu, Hui-Juan Xu, Fang-Yuan Liang, Feng Zhao*. The bacterial communities of bioelectrochemical systems associated with the sulfate removal under different pHs. Process Biochemistry, 2014, 49(8): 1345-1351 [URL FullText].

23. Huan Deng, Yicheng Wu, Fan Zhang, Zongchuang Huang, Zhen Chen, H.J. Xu, Feng Zhao*. Factors affecting the performance of single-chamber soil microbial fuel cells for power generation. Pedosphere, 2014, 24(3): 330-338 [URL Fulltext].

22. Ze-Jie Wang, Yi-Cheng Wu, Lu Wang, Feng Zhao*. Polarization analysis of microbial fuel cells under different stack operation. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2014, 59(18): 2214-2220 [URL Fulltext].

21. Fangyuan Liang, Ranran Wu, Changli Cao, Yue Zheng, Zhaohui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Research on the extracellular electron transfer of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, 2014, 35(2): 372-376 [URL]. (in Chinese) 

20. Yicheng Wu,  Zejie Wang, Yue Zheng, Yong Xiao, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Light intensity affecting the performance of photo microbial fuel cells with Desmodesmus sp. A8 as cathodic microorganism. Applied Energy, 2014, 116(1): 86-90 [URL Fulltext].

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19. Ran-Ran Wu , Li Cui,  Li-Xiang Chen, Chao Wang, Chang-Li Cao, Guo-Ping Sheng, Han-Qing Yu, Feng Zhao*. Effects of bio-Au nanoparticles on electrochemical activity of Shewanella oneidensis wild type and △omcA/mtrC mutant. Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, Article number: 3307 [ URL open access]. 

18. Yicheng Wu, Kai Guan, Zejie Wang, Bin Xu, Feng Zhao*. Isolation, identification and characterization of an electrogenic microalgae strain. PLoS One, 2013, 8(9):e73442 [URL open access].

17. Yong Xiao, Song Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Ze-Jie Wang, Chang-Zhou Yan, Feng Zhao*. In situ probing the effect of potentials on the microenvironment of heterotrophic denitrification biofilm with microelectrodes. Chemosphere, 2013, 93: 1295-1300 [URL Fulltext]


16. Zejie Wang, Yue Zheng, Yong Xiao, Song Wu, Yicheng Wu, Zhaohui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Analysis of oxygen reduction and microbial community of air-diffusion biocathode in microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 144: 74-79 [URL Fulltext].

15. Shuiliang Chen, Guanghua He, Huan Hu, Shaoqin Jin, Yan Zhou, Yunyun He, Shuijian He, Feng Zhao,  Haoqing Hou. Elastic carbon foam via direct carbonization of polymer foam for flexible electrode and organic chemical adsorption. Energy & Environmental Science, 2013, accepted [URL Fulltext].


14. Xian-Wei Liu, Xue-Fei Sun, Jie-Jie Chen, Yu-Xi Huang, Jia-Fang Xie, Wen-Wei Li, Guo-Ping Sheng, Yuan-Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Rui Lu, Han-Qing Yu. Phenothiazine derivative-accelerated microbial extracellular electron transfer in bioelectrochemical system. Scientific Reports, 3, Article number:1616 [Open Access URL].

13. Yong Xiao#, Song Wu#, Zhao-Hui Yang, Yue Zheng, Feng Zhao*. Isolation and identification of electrochemically active microorganisms. Progress in Chemistry, 2013, 25: 1771-1780. (# equal contribution, in Chinese, URL Fulltext)

12.  Fang-Yuan Liang, Huan Deng, Feng Zhao*. Sulfur pollutants treatment using microbial fuel cells from perspectives of electrochemistry and microbiology. Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 41: 1133-1139. (URL Chinese English)

11. Fang-Yuan Liang, Yong Xiao, Feng Zhao*. Effect of pH on sulfate removal from wastewater using a bioelectrochemical system. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, 218:147-153 [URL Fulltext].

10. Yong Xiao, Song Wu, Fan Zhang, Yi-Cheng Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Promoting electrogenic ability of microbes with negative pressure. Journal of Power Sources, 2013, 229:79-83 [URL Fulltext].

9. Ken-Lin Chang, Kazuhiko Sekiguchi, Qingyue Wang, Feng Zhao. Removal of ethylene and secondary organic aerosols using UV-C254+185 nm with TiO2 catalyst. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2013, [URL Fulltext].

8. Zejie Wang, Huan Deng, Lihui Chen, Yong Xiao, Feng Zhao*. In situ measurements of dissolved oxygen, pH and redox potential of biocathode microenvironments using microelectrodes. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 132: 387-390 [URL Fulltext].

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7. Cui Huang, Xiaolin Chen*, Tianzhong Liu, Zhaohui Yang, Yong Xiao, Guangming Zeng. Harvesting of Chlorella sp. using hollow-fiber ultrafiltration. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2012, 19(5): 1416-1421 [Full text].

6.  Huan Deng, Zheng Chen, Feng Zhao*. Energy from plants and microorganisms: progress in plant–microbial fuel cells. ChemSusChem, 2012, 5(6): 1006-1011  [Full text].

5. Zheng Chen, Yan-Chao Huang, Jian-Hong Liang, Feng Zhao, Yong-guan Zhu. A novel sediment microbial fuel cell with biocathode in rice rhizosphere. Bioresource Technology, 2012, 108: 55-59 [Full text].

4. Nelli J. Beecroft, Feng Zhao, John R. Varcoe, Robert C.T. Slade, Alfred E. Thumser, Claudio Avignone-Rossa. Dynamic changes in the microbial community composition in microbial fuel cells fed with sucrose. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2012, 93: 423-437 [Full text].

3. Li-Xiang Chen, Yong Xiao, Feng Zhao*. Biocathodes in microbial fuel cells. Progress in Chemistry, 2012, 24(1): 157-162 [Full text]. (in Chinese)

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2. Yong Xiao, Guang-Ming Zeng, Zhao-Hui Yang, Yan-He Ma, Cui Huang, Wen-Jun Shi, Zheng-Yong Xu, Jing Huang, Chang-Zheng Fan. Effects of continuous thermophilic composting (CTC) on bacterial community in the active composting process. Microbial Ecology, 2011, 62(3):599-608 [Full text].

1. Xuee Wu, Feng Zhao, Nelli Rahunen, John R. Varcoe, Claudio Avignone-Rossa, Alfred E. Thumser, Robert C. T. Slade. A Role for Microbial Palladium Nanoparticles in Extracellular Electron Transfer. Angewandte Chemie, 2011, 52(2): 427-430 [Full text].


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