Research Output 1988 2018

  • 3987 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
  • 161 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
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2018
metabolite
toxicity
ecotoxicity
Zebrafish
3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one
2017

Continuous reduction of tellurite to recoverable tellurium nanoparticles using an upflow anaerobic sludge bed (UASB) reactor

Ramos-Ruiz, A., Sesma-Martin, J., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Jan 1 2017 In : Water Research. 108, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tellurite
tellurium
sludge
reactor
nanoparticle
2 Citations
Semiconductors
Biological Assay
Toxicity
Semiconductor materials
III-V semiconductors

Elemental copper nanoparticle toxicity to anaerobic ammonium oxidation and the influence of ethylene diamine-tetra acetic acid (EDTA) on copper toxicity

Gonzalez-Estrella, J., Li, G., Neely, S. E., Puyol, D., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Oct 1 2017 In : Chemosphere. 184, p. 730-737 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
Ammonium Compounds
Toxicity
Copper
Nanoparticles

Leaching of cadmium and tellurium from cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film solar panels under simulated landfill conditions

Ramos-Ruiz, A., Wilkening, J. V., Field, J. A. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Aug 15 2017 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 336, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cadmium telluride
Tellurium
Land fill
Cadmium
Leaching

Mechanisms and control of NO- 2 inhibition of anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox)

Li, G., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Apr 1 2017 In : Water Environment Research. 89, 4, p. 330-336 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonium
oxidation
Ammonium Compounds
Oxidation
bacterium
1 Citations

Nutrient recovery and biogas generation from the anaerobic digestion of waste biomass from algal biofuel production

Ayala-Parra, P., Liu, Y., Field, J. A. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. 2017 In : Renewable Energy. 108, p. 410-416 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Biogas
Biofuels
Algae
Nutrients

Sequential anaerobic-aerobic biodegradation of emerging insensitive munitions compound 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO)

Madeira, C. L., Speet, S. A., Nieto, C. A., Abrell, L., Chorover, J., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Jan 1 2017 In : Chemosphere. 167, p. 478-484 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioreactor
biodegradation
electron
reactor
removal
Silica
Filtration
Porous Media
Nanoparticles
Carbon
2016
8 Citations

(Bio)transformation of 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) in soils

Olivares, C. I., Abrell, L., Khatiwada, R., Chorover, J., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Mar 5 2016 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 304, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biotransformation
soil
rate
Dimers
Soils
1 Citations

Algae as an electron donor promoting sulfate reduction for the bioremediation of acid rock drainage

Ayala-Parra, P., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Nov 5 2016 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 317, p. 335-343 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioremediation
alga
drainage
sulfate
electron
5 Citations

Arsenic (III, V), indium (III), and gallium (III) toxicity to zebrafish embryos using a high-throughput multi-endpoint in vivo developmental and behavioral assay

Olivares, C. I., Field, J. A., Simonich, M., Tanguay, R. L. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Apr 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 148, p. 361-368 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

gallium
indium
embryo
arsenic
assay
5 Citations

Continuous removal and recovery of palladium in an upflow anaerobic granular sludge bed (UASB) reactor

Pat-Espadas, A. M., Field, J. A., Razo-Flores, E., Cervantes, F. J. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Apr 1 2016 In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 91, 4, p. 1183-1189 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

palladium
sludge
reactor
removal
Palladium
1 Citations

Continuous treatment of the insensitive munitions compound N-methyl-p-nitro aniline (MNA) in an upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) bioreactor

Olivares, C. I., Wang, J., Silva Luna, C. D., Field, J. A., Abrell, L. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Feb 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 144, p. 1116-1122 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioreactor
sludge
Bioreactors
biodegradation
toxicity
4 Citations

Effect of chemical structure on the sonochemical degradation of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)

Fernandez, N. A., Rodriguez-Freire, L., Keswani, M. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Nov 1 2016 In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 2, 6, p. 975-983 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

degradation
rate
effect
chemical structure
Degradation
4 Citations

Exogenous nitrate attenuates nitrite toxicity to anaerobic ammonium oxidizing (anammox) bacteria

Li, G., Vilcherrez, D., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Feb 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 144, p. 2360-2367 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

nitrite
ammonium
nitrate
toxicity
bacterium
1 Citations

In silico design of calixarene-based arsenic acid removal agents

Mondragón-Solórzano, G., Sierra-Álvarez, R., López-Honorato, E. & Barroso-Flores, J. Jun 1 2016 In : Journal of Inclusion Phenomena. 85, 1-2, p. 169-174 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

arsenic
acids
arsenates
aromatic hydrocarbons
Calixarenes
6 Citations

Iron sulfide attenuates the methanogenic toxicity of elemental copper and zinc oxide nanoparticles and their soluble metal ion analogs

Gonzalez-Estrella, J., Gallagher, S., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Apr 1 2016 In : Science of the Total Environment. 548-549, p. 380-389 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

iron sulfide
zinc
oxide
copper
toxicity
4 Citations
Biodegradability
Toxicity
perfluorooctane sulfonic acid
sulfonate
toxicity
2 Citations

Microbial toxicity and characterization of DNAN (bio)transformation product mixtures

Olivares, C. I., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Alvarez-Nieto, C., Abrell, L., Chorover, J. & Field, J. A. Jul 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 154, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biotransformation
toxicity
product
Toxicity
Dimers
3 Citations

Microbial toxicity of ionic species leached from the II-VI semiconductor materials, cadmium telluride (CdTe) and cadmium selenide (CdSe)

Ramos-Ruiz, A., Zeng, C., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Teixeira, L. H. & Field, J. A. Nov 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 162, p. 131-138 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

telluride
cadmium
toxicity
semiconductor
material
1 Citations

Nitrate Reverses Severe Nitrite Inhibition of Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation (Anammox) Activity in Continuously-Fed Bioreactors

Li, G., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Vilcherrez, D., Weiss, S., Gill, C., Krzmarzick, M. J., Abrell, L. & Field, J. A. Oct 4 2016 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 19, p. 10518-10526 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioreactor
nitrite
ammonium
nitrate
oxidation
8 Citations

Recovery of Elemental Tellurium Nanoparticles by the Reduction of Tellurium Oxyanions in a Methanogenic Microbial Consortium

Ramos-Ruiz, A., Field, J. A., Wilkening, J. V. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Feb 2 2016 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 3, p. 1492-1500 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tellurium
Nanoparticles
Recovery
tellurium
nanoparticle
3 Citations

Recovery of palladium(II) by methanogenic granular sludge

Pat-Espadas, A. M., Field, J. A., Otero-Gonzalez, L., Razo-Flores, E., Cervantes, F. J. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Feb 1 2016 In : Chemosphere. 144, p. 745-753 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Palladium
Recovery
palladium
sludge
Ethanol

Sonochemical degradation of perfluorinated chemicals in aqueous film-forming foams

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Abad-Fernández, N., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Hoppe-Jones, C., Peng, H., Giesy, J. P., Snyder, S. & Keswani, M. Nov 5 2016 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 317, p. 275-283 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

foam
degradation
chemical
Foams
Degradation
3 Citations

Treatment of acid rock drainage using a sulfate-reducing bioreactor with zero-valent iron

Ayala-Parra, P., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. May 5 2016 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 308, p. 97-105 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioreactor
drainage
sulfate
iron
acid
3 Citations

Zebrafish embryo toxicity of anaerobic biotransformation products from the insensitive munitions compound 2,4-dinitroanisole

Olivares, C. I., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Abrell, L., Chorover, J., Simonich, M., Tanguay, R. L. & Field, J. A. Nov 1 2016 In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 35, 11, p. 2774-2781 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Zebrafish
Biotransformation
Embryonic Structures
2,4-dinitroanisole
biotransformation
2015
3 Citations

Adaptation of a methanogenic consortium to arsenite inhibition

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Moore, S. E., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Dec 1 2015 In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 226, 12, 414

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

arsenite
arsenic
Arsenic
sludge
effect
10 Citations

Adsorption of novel insensitive munitions compounds at clay mineral and metal oxide surfaces

Linker, B. R., Khatiwada, R., Perdrial, N., Abrell, L., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Field, J. A. & Chorover, J. 2015 In : Environmental Chemistry. 12, 1, p. 74-84 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Clay minerals
Oxides
Metals
Adsorption
clay mineral
7 Citations

Arsenic remediation by formation of arsenic sulfide minerals in a continuous anaerobic bioreactor

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Moore, S. E., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Root, R. A., Chorover, J. & Field, J. A. 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Arsenic
Bioreactors
Minerals
arsenic trisulfide
Sulfide minerals
11 Citations

Biotransformation and degradation of the insensitive munitions compound, 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one, by soil bacterial communities

Krzmarzick, M. J., Khatiwada, R., Olivares, C. I., Abrell, L., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Chorover, J. & Field, J. A. May 5 2015 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 9, p. 5681-5688 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biotransformation
degradation
soil
Soils
Degradation
6 Citations
Cadmium telluride
Surface chemistry
Cadmium
Leaching
telluride
7 Citations

Effect of sound frequency and initial concentration on the sonochemical degradation of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Balachandran, R., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Keswani, M. Dec 1 2015 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 300, p. 662-669 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sulfonate
degradation
sound
effect
Acoustic waves
10 Citations

Elemental copper nanoparticle toxicity to different trophic groups involved in anaerobic and anoxic wastewater treatment processes

Gonzalez-Estrella, J., Puyol, D., Gallagher, S., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Apr 5 2015 In : Science of the Total Environment. 512-513, p. 308-315 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fermentation
glucose
copper
toxicity
oxidation
5 Citations

Fate of fluorescent core-shell silica nanoparticles during simulated secondary wastewater treatment

Otero-González, L., Field, J. A., Calderon, I. A. C., Aspinwall, C. A., Shadman, F., Zeng, C. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Jun 5 2015 In : Water Research. 77, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

silica
shell
wastewater
nanoparticle
wastewater treatment
13 Citations

Inhibition of anaerobic ammonium oxidation by heavy metals

Li, G., Puyol, D., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. May 1 2015 In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 90, 5, p. 830-837 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heavy Metals
Ammonium Compounds
Oxidation
ammonium
heavy metal
16 Citations

Physical, chemical, and in vitro toxicological characterization of nanoparticles in chemical mechanical planarization suspensions used in the semiconductor industry: Towards environmental health and safety assessments

Speed, D. , Westerhoff, P. , Sierra-Alvarez, R. , Draper, R. , Pantano, P. , Aravamudhan, S. , Chen, K. L. , Hristovski, K. , Herckes, P. , Bi, X. , Yang, Y. , Zeng, C. , Otero-Gonzalez, L. , Mikoryak, C. , Wilson, B. A. , Kosaraju, K. , Tarannum, M. , Crawford, S. , Yi, P. , Liu, X. & 7 others Babu, S. V., Moinpour, M., Ranville, J., Montano, M., Corredor, C., Posner, J. & Shadman, F. Jun 1 2015 In : Environmental Science: Nano. 2, 3, p. 227-244 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chemical mechanical polishing
Suspensions
Health
Semiconductor materials
Nanoparticles

Response to the comments on "Cadmium telluride leaching behavior: Discussion of Zeng et al. (2015)"

Zeng, C., Ramos-Ruiz, A., Field, J. A. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Dec 1 2015 In : Journal of Environmental Management. 164, p. 65-66 2 p., 4980

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

21 Citations

Role of biogenic sulfide in attenuating zinc oxide and copper nanoparticle toxicity to acetoclastic methanogenesis

Gonzalez-Estrella, J., Puyol, D., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 283, p. 755-763 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

methanogenesis
zinc
sulfide
oxide
copper
2014
14 Citations

Biomineralization of arsenate to arsenic sulfides is greatly enhanced at mildly acidic conditions

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Root, R., Chorover, J. & Field, J. A. Dec 1 2014 In : Water Research. 66, p. 242-253 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biomineralization
arsenate
arsenic
sulfide
Biomineralization
19 Citations

Fate and long-term inhibitory impact of ZnO nanoparticles during high-rate anaerobic wastewater treatment

Otero-González, L., Field, J. A. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Mar 15 2014 In : Journal of Environmental Management. 135, p. 110-117 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rate
nanoparticle
wastewater treatment
Waste Water
Nanoparticles
10 Citations

High pH (and not free ammonia) is responsible for Anammox inhibition in mildly alkaline solutions with excess of ammonium

Puyol, D., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Li, G. B., Dougless, A., Fuentes-Velasco, M., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. 2014 In : Biotechnology Letters. 36, 10, p. 1981-1986 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ammonium Compounds
Ammonia
Bacteria
37 Citations

Inhibition of anaerobic wastewater treatment after long-term exposure to low levels of CuO nanoparticles

Otero-González, L., Field, J. A. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. Jul 1 2014 In : Water Research. 58, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

exposure
nanoparticle
wastewater treatment
Wastewater treatment
Nanoparticles

Kinetics and thermodynamics of anaerobic ammonium oxidation process using Brocadia spp. dominated mixed cultures

Puyol, D., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Garcia, B., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. 2014 In : Water Science and Technology. 69, 8, p. 1682-1688 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonium
thermodynamics
oxidation
kinetics
Thermodynamics
37 Citations

Nitrite (not free nitrous acid) is the main inhibitor of the anammox process at common pH conditions

Puyol, D., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Sierra-Alvarez, R. & Field, J. A. 2014 In : Biotechnology Letters. 36, 3, p. 547-551 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nitrous Acid
Nitrites
Ammonium Compounds
35 Citations

Pre-exposure to nitrite in the absence of ammonium strongly inhibits anammox

Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Puyol, D., Li, G., Lucero-Acuña, A., Sierra-Álvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Jan 1 2014 In : Water Research. 48, 1, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

nitrite
ammonium
exposure
Nitric oxide
Nitrites
5 Citations

Stability of alumina, ceria, and silica nanoparticles in municipal wastewater

Otero-González, L., Barbero, I., Field, J. A., Shadman, F. & Sierra-Alvarez, R. 2014 In : Water Science and Technology. 70, 9, p. 1533-1539 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cerium compounds
Wastewater
Alumina
Silica
Nanoparticles
18 Citations

Starved anammox cells are less resistant to NO2- inhibition

Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Puyol, D., Li, G., Swartwout, A., Sierra-Álvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Nov 15 2014 In : Water Research. 65, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonium
Biomass
nitrite
biomass
Bacteria

Synthesis of 13C and 15N labeled 2,4-dinitroanisole

Jagadish, B., Field, J. A., Chorover, J., Sierra-Alvarez, R., Abrell, L. & Mash, E. A. May 30 2014 In : Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals. 57, 6, p. 434-436 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nitrates
anisole
2,4-dinitroanisole
Nitration
Byproducts
4 Citations

The intracellular proton gradient enables anaerobic ammonia oxidizing (anammox) bacteria to tolerate NO<inf>2</inf><sup>-</sup> inhibition

Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Puyol, D., Li, G., Sierra-Álvarez, R. & Field, J. A. Dec 1 2014 In : Journal of Biotechnology. Part A, p. 265-267 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nitrites
Ammonia
Protons
Bacteria
Carbonyl Cyanide m-Chlorophenyl Hydrazone