Academic publications 

Bio-hydrogen publication word cloud, created in 2012 using Wordle

Biohydrogen Papers

Redwood, M.D., Dhillon, R., Orozco, R., Zhang, X., Binks, D.J., Dickinson, M., Macaskie, L.E., 2012. Enhanced photosynthetic output via dichroic beam sharing. Biotechnol. Lett., in press (June 2012).

Redwood, M.D., Orozco, R., Majewski, A.J., Macaskie, L.E., 2012. An integrated biohydrogen refinery: Synergy of photofermentation, extractive fermentation and hydrothermal hydrolysis of food wastes. Bioresource Technol.119:384–392, ePrint (free).

Macaskie LE, Humphries AC, Mikheenko IP, Baxter-Plant VS, Deplanche K, Redwood MD, Bennet JA, Wood J Use of Desulfovibrio and Escherichia coli Pd-nanocatalysts in reduction of Cr(VI) and hydrogenolytic dehalogenation of polychlorinated biphenyls and used transformer oil. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. In press. (accepted 30th Jan 2012). ePrint (free)

Orozco RL, Redwood MD, Bahari A, Leeke, GA, Santos RCD, Macaskie LE. Hydrothermal hydrolysis of starch with CO2 and detoxification of the hydrolysates with activated carbon for bio-hydrogen fermentation. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, accepted 1st Nov 2011. ePrint (free)

Redwood MD, Orozco RL, Majewski AJ, Macaskie LE, 2011. Electro-extractive fermentation for efficient biohydrogen production. Bioresource Technol., 107, 166–174. ePrint (free)

Yong P, Mikheenko I, Deplanche D, Redwood MD, Sargent F, Macaskie LE. Biorefining of precious metals from wastes: An answer to manufacturing of cheap nanocatalysts for fuel cells and power generation via an integrated biorefinery? Biotechnol. Lett., 2010;32:1821–8.

Orozco RL, Redwood MD, Yong P, Caldelari I, Sargent F and Macaskie LE (2010). Towards an integrated system for bio-energy: Hydrogen production by Escherichia coli and use of palladium-coated waste cells for electricity generation in a fuel cell. Biotechnol. Lett..32:1837–45. ePrint (free)

Redwood MD, Paterson-Beedle M & Macaskie LE (2008). Integrating dark and light biohydrogen production strategies: towards the hydrogen economy. Rev. Environ. Sci & Bio/Technol., 8(2):149-185. ePrint (free)

Macaskie LE, Redwood MD, Orozco-Pulido R, Bridges N (2008). ‘Bio’-solutions to recover ‘bio’-energy from ‘bio’-waste. J. Biotechnol. 136S:S429.

Redwood MD, Mikheenko IP, Sargent F & Macaskie LE (2008). Dissecting the roles of E. coli hydrogenases in biohydrogen production. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 278:48-55. ePrint (free)

Redwood MD, Deplanche K, Baxter-Plant VS & Macaskie LE (2008). Biomass-supported catalysts on Desulfovibrio desulfuricans and Rhodobacter sphaeroidesBiotechnol. Bioeng. 99(5):1045. ePrint (free)

Lugg H, Sammons RL, Marquis PM, Hewitt CJ, Yong P, Paterson-Beedle M, Redwood MD, Stamboulis A, Kashani M, Jenkins M & Macaskie LE (2008). Polyhydroxybutyrate accumulation by a Serratia sp. Biotechnol. Lett. 30(3):481 ePrint (free)

Harrad S, Robson M, Hazrati S, Baxter-Plant VS, Deplanche K, Redwood MD, Macaskie LE (2007) Dehalogenation of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers using a hybrid bioinorganic catalyst. J. Environ. Monit. 9:314-318. ePrint (free)

Redwood MD & Macaskie LE (2006). A two-stage, two-organism process for biohydrogen from glucose. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 31(11):1514-1521. ePrint (free)

Penfold DW, Sargent F, Macaskie LE (2006) Inactivation of the Escherichia coli K-12 twin arginine translocation system promotes increased hydrogen production. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 262:135-137.

Penfold DW, Macaskie LE (2004) Production of H2 from sucrose by Escherichia coli strains carrying the pUR400 plasmid, which encodes invertase activity. Biotechnol. Lett. 26:1879-1883.

Penfold DW, Forster CF, Macaskie LE (2003) Increased hydrogen production by Escherichia coli strain HD701 in comparison with the wild-type parent strain MC4100. Enz. Microb. Technol. 33:185-189. ePrint (free)

PhD Theses

Orozco RL, 2011. Hydrogen production from biomass by integrating thermochemical and biological processes, PhD Thesis. University of Birmingham. eThesis (free access).

Redwood MD, 2007. Bio-hydrogen and biomass supported palladium catalyst for energy production and waste minimisation. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Birmingham. eThesis (free access).

Penfold DW, 2004. A Dual Anaerobic System for Bioremediation of Metal and Organic Waste. PhD Thesis, University of Birmingham.


Redwood MD, Macaskie LE, 2007. Method and apparatus for biohydrogen production. British Patent Application No. 0705583.3, UK.

Conference publications

Redwood MD, Orozco RL, Majewski AJ, Macaskie LE, 2011. Biohydrogen production by extractive fermentation and photofermentation. World Hydrogen Technologies Convention, Glasgow Sept 2011. ePaper (free)

Penfold DW, Redwood MD, Yong P, Stratton-Campbell D, Skibar W, Macaskie LE (2007) Microbial H2 and electricity from wastes. Proceedings of the 7th Hydrogen - Power and Theoretical Engineering Solutions International Symposium (HyPoThESIS VII), Merida, Mexico. CICY ISBN:968-6114-21-1

Redwood MD & Macaskie LE (2005). A two-stage, two-organism process for biohydrogen from glucose. Proceedings of the 5th International Hydrogen Energy Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.

Penfold DW, Mikheenko IP, Redwood MD,Kendall K,Macaskie LE (2005) Application of biohydrogen from Escherichia coli HD701. Proceedings of the 5th International Hydrogen Energy Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.

Redwood MD, Deplanche K, Yong P, Baxter-Plant VS, Macaskie LE. Biomass-supported palladium catalysts on Desulfovibrio and Rhodobacter. Proceedings of the 1 International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium (IBS 2005), Cape Town, S. Africa. Editors: Harrison, STL, Rawlings, DE, Petersen J. ISBN: 1-920051-17-1 p. 335-342