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54. Wanqin Dai#, Changjian Xie#, Yong Xiao*, Yuhui Ma, Yayun Ding, Zhuda Song, Yun Wang, Chunlei Jiao, Lirong Zheng, Zhiyong Zhang, Xiao He*. Bacterial Susceptibility to Ceria Nanoparticles: The Critical Role of Surrounding Molecules. Environmental Science & Technology, 2024, in paress [URL]


53. Oluwadamilola Oluwatoyin Hazzan,  Biyi Zhao, Yong Xiao*. Strategies for enhancing extracellular electron transfer in environmental biotechnology: A review. Applied Sciences, 2023, 13(23): 12760 [URL]

52. Zohreh Moghiseh*, Yong Xiao, Mojtaba Kalantar, Barat Barati, Mina Ghahrchi. Role of bio-electrochemical technology for enzyme activity stimulation in high-consumption pharmaceuticals biodegradation. 3 Biotech, 2023, 13: 119 [URL]


51. Zhiyong Zheng, Huili Cao, Jie Meng, Yong Xiao, Jens Ulstrup, Jingdong Zhang, Feng Zhao*, Christian Engelbrekt*, Xinxin Xiao*. Synthesis and structure of a two-dimensional Palladium oxide network on reduced graphene oxide. Nano Letters, 2022, 22(12): 4854-4860 [URL]

50. Geng Chen, Rui Bai, Yiqing Zhang, Biyi Zhao,Yong Xiao*. Application of metagenomics to biological wastewater treatment. Science of the Total Environment, 2022, 807(1): 150737 [URL Fulltext]


49. Yong Xiao*, Geng Chen, Zheng Chen, Rui Bai, Biyi Zhao, Xiaochun Tian, Yicheng Wu, Xiao Zhou, Feng Zhao*. Interspecific competition by non-exoelectrogenic Citrobacter freundii An1 boosts bioelectricity generation of exoelectrogenic Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2021, 194: 113614 [URL Fulltext]

48. Yong Xiao, Feng Zhao, Josep Peñuelas, Qiansheng Huang, Yong-Guan Zhu*. Super pathogens from environmental biotechnologies threaten global health. National Science Review, 2021, 8(9): nwab110 [open access URL] (Perspective)


47. Zhiyong Zheng, Yong Xiao, Huili Cao, Xiaochun Tian, Ranran Wu, Jens Ulstrup, Feng Zhao*, . Effect of copper and phosphate on the biosynthesis of palladium nanoparticles by Shewanella oneidensis MR‐1. ChemElectroChem, 2020, 7: 4460-4468 [URL Fulltext]

46. Rui Bai, Weifu Yan, Yong Xiao*, Siqi Wang, Xiaochun Tian, Junpeng Li, Xiaofeng Xiao, Xiaoquan Lu, Feng Zhao*. Acceleration of peroxymonosulfate decomposition by a magnetic MoS2/CuFe2O4 heterogeneous catalyst for rapid degradation of fluoxetine. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 397: 125501 [URL Fulltext]

45. Weifu Yan, Rui Bai, Siqi Wang, Xiaochun Tian, Yan Li, Fan Yang, Yong Xiao*, Xiaoquan Lu, Feng Zhao*. Antibiotic resistance genes are increased by combined exposure to sulfamethoxazole and naproxen but relieved by low-salinity. Environment International, 2020, 139: 105742 [open access URL]

44. Rui Bai, Yong Xiao*, Weifu Yan, Siqi Wang, Rui Ding, Fan Yang, Junpeng Li, Xiaoquan Lu, Feng Zhao*. Rapid and efficient removal of naproxen from water by CuFe2O4 with peroxymonosulfate. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2020, 27: 21542-21551 [URL Fulltext]

43. Chenhui Yang#, Hüsnü Aslan#, Peng Zhang#, Shoujun Zhu, Yong Xiao, Lixiang Chen, Nasar Khan, Thomas Boesen, Yuanlin Wang, Yang Liu, Lei Wang, Ye Sun, Yujie Feng*, Flemming Besenbacher*, Feng Zhao*, Miao Yu*. Carbon dots-fed Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 for bioelectricity enhancement. Nature Communications, 2020, 11: 1379 [URL]

42. Hu-Cheng Chang#, Williamson Gustave#, Zhao-Feng Yuan, Yong Xiao*, Zheng Chen*. One-step fabrication of binder-free air cathode for microbial fuel cells by using Balsa Wood biochar. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 2020, 18: 100615 [URL Fulltext]

41. Yong Xiao*, Changye Xiao, Feng Zhao*. Long-term adaptive evolution of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 for establishment of high concentration Cr(VI) tolerance. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2020, 14(1): 3 [URL Fulltext]


40. Zhiyong Zheng, Yong Xiao, Ranran Wu, Hans E. Mølager Christensen, Feng Zhao, Jingdong Zhang*. Electrons selective uptake of a metal-reducing bacterium Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 from ferrocyanide. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2019, 142: 111571 [URL]

39. Haiyin Gang, Changye Xiao, Yong Xiao*, Weifu Yan, Rui Bai, Rui Ding, Zhaohui Yang*, Feng Zhao. Proteomic analysis of the reduction and resistance mechanisms of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 under long-term hexavalent chromium stress. Environment International, 2019, 127: 94-102 [open access URL]

38. Rui Bai, Xiaochun Tian, Shuhua Wang, Weifu Yan, Haiyin Gang, Yong Xiao*Noble Metal nanoparticles produced by microorganism. Progress in Chemistry, 2019, 31(6): 872-881 (in Chinese, as 白睿, 田晓春, 王淑华, 严伟富, 冮海银, 肖勇*. 贵金属纳米颗粒的微生物合成. 化学进展, 2019, 31(6): 872-881) [URL]

37. Yue Zheng, Andreas Kappler, Yong Xiao, Fan Yang, Gurumurthy Dummi Mahadeva, Feng Zhao*. Redox-active humics support interspecies syntrophy and shift microbial community. Science China -Technological Sciences, 2019, 62(10): 1695-1702 [URL Fulltext]

36. Weifu Yan, Shuhua Wang, Rui Ding, Xiaochun Tian, Rui Bai, Haiyin Gang, Weida Yan, Yong Xiao*, Feng Zhao. Long-term operation of electroactive biofilms for enhanced ciprofloxacin removal capacity and anti-shock capabilities. Bioresource Technology, 2019, 275: 192-199 [URL Fulltext]

35. 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, 2019, 358: 1421-1437 [URL Fulltext]


34. 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]

33. 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]

32. 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 Fulltext]

31. 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 Fulltext]


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

29. 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 [free Fulltext URL]

28. 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]


27. 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]

26. 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

25. Wu S., Xiao Y.,  Song P.P.,  Wang C., Yang Z.H., Slade R.C.T,  Zhao F*. Riboflavin-mediated extracellular electron transfer process involving Pachysolen tannophilus.  Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 210: 117-121

24. Xiao Y., Zheng Y., Wu S., Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Nitrogen recovery from wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering. 2016, 10(1): 185-191 [URL Fulltext]


23. Xiao Y.*, Zheng Y., Wu S., Zhang E.H., Chen Z., Liang P., Huang X., Yang Z.H., Ng I.S., Chen B.Y.,  Zhao F*. Pyrosequencing reveals a core community of anodic bacterial biofilms in bioelectrochemical systems from China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015, 6:1410 [URL]

22. Xiao Y.*, Zheng Y., Wu S., Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Bacterial community structure of autotrophic denitrification biocathode by 454 pyrosequencing of the 16S rRNA gene. Microbial Ecology, 2015, 69(3): 492-499 [URL Fulltext]

21. Xiao Y*, Xu H.Y., Xie H.M, Yang Z.H., Zeng G.M. 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]


20. Zheng Y., Xiao Y., Yang Z.H.*, Wu S., Xu H.J., Liang F.Y., Zhao F*. The bacterial communities of bioelectrochemical systems associated with the sulfate removal under different pHs. Process Biochemistry, 2014, 49(8): 1345-1351

19. Liu L.D., Xiao Y.*, Wu Y.C., Chen B.L.*, Zhao F. Progress in the research of electron transfer mediators in microbial electrochemical systems. Progress in Chemistry, 2014, 26(11): 1859-1866 (in Chinese as 刘利丹, 肖勇*, 吴义诚, 陈必链*, 赵峰. 微生物电化学系统电子中介体. 化学进展, 2014, 26 (11): 1859-1866) [Fulltext URL]

18. Wu S, Xiao Y, Wang L, Zheng Y, Chang K.L., Zheng Z.Y., Yang Z.H.*, Varcoe J.R., Zhao F*. Extracellular electron transfer mediated by flavins in Gram-positive Bacillus sp. WS-XY1 and yeast Pichia stipitis. Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 146: 564-567

17. Wu Y.C., Wang Z.J., Zheng Y., Xiao Y., Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Light intensity affecting the performance of photo microbial fuel cells with Desmodesmus sp. A8 as cathodic microorganism. Applied Energy, 2014, 116(1): 86-90

16. Zheng Y, Wang C, Zheng ZY, Che J, Xiao Y, Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Ameliorating acidic soil using bioelectrochemistry systems. RSC Advances, 2014, 4(107): 62544-62549


15. Xiao Y., Wu S., Zhang F., Wu Y.C., Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Promoting electrogenic ability of microbes with negative pressure. Journal of Power Sources, 2013, 229(1): 79-83 [URL Fulltext]

14. Xiao Y.,# Wu S.#, Yang Z.H., Zheng Y., Zhao F*.  Isolation and identification of electrochemically active microorganisms. Progress in Chemistry, 2013, 25(10): 1771-1780 (in Chinese as 肖勇, 吴松, 杨朝晖, 郑越, 赵峰. 电化学活性微生物的分离与鉴定. 化学进展, 2013, 25 (10): 1771-1780) [URL Fulltext]

13. Xiao Y., Wu S., Yang Z.H., Wang Z.J., Yan C.Z., Zhao F*. In situ probing the effect of potentials on the microenvironment of heterotrophic denitrification biofilm with microelectrodes. Chemosphere. 2013, 93(7): 1295-1300 [URL Fulltext]

12. Liang F.Y., Xiao Y., Zhao F*. Effect of pH on sulfate removal from wastewater using a bioelectrochemical system. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, 218: 147-153

11. Wang Z.J., Zheng Y., Xiao Y., Wu S., Wu Y.C., Yang Z.H., Zhao F*. Analysis of oxygen reduction and microbial community of air-diffusion biocathode in microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 144: 74-79

10. Wang Z.J, Deng H., Chen L.H, Xiao Y., Zhao F*. In situ measurements of dissolved oxygen, pH and redox potential of biocathode microenvironments using microelectrodes. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 132: 387-390


9.  Chen L.X., Xiao Y., Zhao F*. Biocathodes in microbial fuel cells. Progress in Chemistry, 2012, 24(1): 157-162 (in Chinese as 陈立香, 肖勇, 赵峰. 微生物燃料电池生物阴极. 化学进展, 2012, 24 (1): 157-162)

8.  Huang C., Chen X.L.*, Liu T.Z., Yang Z.H., Xiao Y., Zeng G.M., Sun X.X. Harvesting of Chlorella sp using hollow fiber ultrafiltration. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2012, 19(5): 1416-1421


7.  Xiao Y., Zeng G.M.*, Yang Z.H., Ma Y.H., Huang C., Shi W.J., Fan C.Z. Effects of continuous thermophilic composting (CTC) on bacterial community in the active composting process. Microbial Ecology, 2011, 62(3): 599-608 [Fulltext]

6.  Xiao Y.*, Zeng G.M., Yang Z.H., Ma Y.H., Huang C., Xu Z.Y., Fan C.Z. Changes in the actinomycetal communities during continuous thermophilic composting as revealed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and quantitative PCR. Bioresource Technology, 2011, 102(2): 1383-1388 [URL Fulltext]

5.  Luo Y.L., Yang Z.H.*, Xu Z.Y., Zhou L.J., Zeng G.M., Huang J., Xiao Y., Wang L.K. Effect of trace amounts of polyacrylamide (PAM) on long-term performance of activated sludge. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2011, 189(1): 69-75


4.  Xu Z.Y., Zeng G.M.*, Yang Z.H., Xiao Y., Cao M., Sun, H.S., Chen Y. Biological treatment of landfill leachate with the integration of partial nitrification, anaerobic ammonium oxidation and heterotrophic denitrification. Bioresource Technology, 2010, 101(1): 79-86 [URL Fulltext]


3.  Xiao Y., Zeng G.M.*, Yang Z.H., Shi W.J., Huang C., Fan C.Z., Xu Z.Y. Continuous thermophilic composting (CTC) for rapid biodegradation and maturation of organic municipal solid waste. Bioresource Technology, 2009, 100(20): 4807-4813 [URL Fulltext]

2.  Xiao Y., Zeng G.M.*, Yang Z.H., Liu Y.S., Ma Y.H., Yang, L., Xu Z.Y. Coexistence of nitrifiers, denitrifiers and Anammox bacteria in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor as revealed by PCR-DGGE. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2009, 106(2): 496-505 [URL Fulltext]


1.  Yang Z.H.*, Xiao Y., Zeng G.M., Xu Z.Y., Liu Y.S. Comparison of methods for total community DNA extraction and purification from compost. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2007, 74(4): 918-925 [URL Fulltext]