Jordi Morato


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Publications in scientific journals

    2014

  1. Morato, J., Codony, F., Sanchez, O., Perez, L. M., Garcia, J., and Mas, J. 2014 Key design factors affecting microbial community composition and pathogenic organism removal in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands. Science of the Total Environment 481: 81?89

  2. Adrados, B., Sanchez, O., Arias, C. a., Becares, E., Garrido, L., Mas, J., Morato, J. 2014 Microbial communities from different types of natural wastewater treatment systems: Vertical and horizontal flow constructed wetlands and biofilters. Water Research 55: 304?312

    2013

  3. Perez, L. M., Fittipaldi, M., Adrados, B., Morato, J., and Codony, F. (2013). Error estimation in environmental DNA targets quantification due to PCR efficiencies differences between real samples and standards. Folia Microbiologica 58: 657?662

  4. Agusti, G., Fittipaldi, M., Morato, J., and Codony, F. (2013). Viable quantitative PCR for assessing the response of Candida albicans to antifungal treatment. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97: 341?349

  5. Casas-Zapata, J. C., Rios, K., Florville-Alejandre, T. R., Morato, J., and Penuela, G. (2013). Influence of chlorothalonil on the removal of organic matter in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part. B. 48: 122?32.

  6. Rodriguez, D. C., Penuela, G., and Morato, J. (2013). Evaluation of the biocidal potential of hydrogen peroxide and copper sulphate for biofilm removal in drinking water systems. Produccion+ Limpia 8: 9-18

    2012

  7. Codony, F., Fittipaldi, M., Lopez, E., Morato, J., and Agusti, G. (2012). Well Water as a Possible Source of Waddlia chondrophila Infections. Microbes and Environments 27:529?532

  8. Perez, L. M., Codony, F., Rios, K., Penuela, G., Adrados, B., Fittipaldi, M., Morato, J. (2012). Searching Simkania negevensis in environmental waters. Folia Microbiologica 57:11?14

    2011

  9. Fittipaldi, M., Pino Rodriguez, N. J., Adrados, B., Agusti, G., Penuela, G., Morato, J., and Codony, F. (2011). Discrimination of viable acanthamoeba castellani trophozoites and cysts by propidium monoazide real-time polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 58: 359?364

  10. Perez, L. M., Codony, F., Rios, K., Adrados, B., Fittipaldi, M., De Dios, G., ? Morato, J. (2011). Prevalence study of Simkania negevensis in cooling towers in Spain. Journal of Water and Health 9: 312?316.

  11. Agudelo, R. M., Machado, C., Aguirre, N. J., Morato, J., and Penuela, G. (2011). Optimal conditions for chlorpyrifos and dissolved organic carbon removal in subsurface flow constructed wetlands. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 91: 668?679

  12. Fittipaldi, M., Codony, F., Adrados, B., Camper, A. K., and Morato, J. (2011). Viable Real-Time PCR in environmental samples: Can all data be interpreted directly? Microbial Ecology 61: 7?12.

  13. Adrados, B., Julian, E., Codony, F., Torrents, E., Luquin, M., and Morato, J. (2011). Prevalence and concentration of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in cooling towers by means of quantitative PCR: A prospective study. Current Microbiology 62: 313?319

    2010

  14. Agudelo, R. M., Penuela, G., Aguirre, N. J., Morato, J., and Jaramillo, M. L. (2010). Simultaneous removal of chlorpyrifos and dissolved organic carbon using horizontal sub-surface flow pilot wetlands. Ecological Engineering 36: 1401?1408

  15. Agusti, G., Codony, F., Fittipaldi, M., Adrados, B., and Morato, J. (2010). Viability determination of Helicobacter pylori using propidium monoazide quantitative PCR. Helicobacter 15: 473?476

  16. Perez, L. M., alvarez, B. L., Codony, F., Fittipaldi, M., Adrados, B., Penuela, G., and Morato, J. (2010). A new microtitre plate screening method for evaluating the viability of aerobic respiring bacteria in high surface biofilms. Letters in Applied Microbiology 51: 331?337

  17. Fittipaldi, M., Rodriguez, N. J. P., Codony, F., Adrados, B., Penuela, G. a., and Morato, J. (2010). Discrimination of infectious bacteriophage T4 virus by propidium monoazide real-time PCR. Journal of Virological Methods 168: 228?232

  18. Garcia, J., Rousseau, D. P. L., Morato, J., Lesage, E., Matamoros, V., and Bayona, J. M. (2010). Contaminant Removal Processes in Subsurface-Flow Constructed Wetlands: A Review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 40: 561?661

  19. Perez, L. M., Codony, F., Lopez Leyton, D., Fittipaldi, M., Adrados, B., and Morato, J. (2010). Quantification of Helicobacter pylori levels in soil samples from public playgrounds in Spain. Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B 11: 27?29

  20. Fittipaldi, M., Codony, F., & Morato, J. (2010). Comparison of conventional culture and real-time quantitative PCR using SYBR Green for detection of Legionella pneumophila in water samples. Water SA 36: 417-424

  21. Agudelo, R. M., Codony, F., Adrados, B., Fittipaldi, M., Penuela, G., and Morato, J. (2010). Monitoring bacterial faecal contamination in waters using multiplex real-time PCR assay for Bacteroides spp. and faecal enterococci. Water SA 36: 127?132

  22. Montoya, J. I., Ceballos, L., Casas, J. C., and Morato, J. 2010 Estudio comparativo de la remocion de materia organica en humedales construidos de flujo horizontal subsuperficial usando tres especies de macrofitas. Revista EIA 14: 75-84

    2009

  23. Codony, F., Adrados, B., Perez, L. M., Fittipaldi, M., and Morato, J. (2009). Detection of Catabacter hongkongensis in polluted European water samples. Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B G10: 867?869

  24. Codony F, Perez LM, Dominguez Gual MC, Morato J. 2009 Utilidad de las tecnicas de biologia molecular para el control analitico de la calidad microbiologica de las aguas. Tecnologia del Agua 313: 66-69

  25. Echeverria, F., Castano, J. G., Arroyave, C., Penuela, G., Ramirez, A., and Morato, J. (2009). Characterization of Deposits Formed in a Water Distribution System. Ingeniare. Revista Chilena de Ingenieria 17: 275?281

  26. Morato, J., and Gris, A. (2009). Tecnologias sostenibles para la potabilizacion y el tratamiento de aguas residuales. Red Revista Lasallista de Investigacion 3: 13.

    2005

  27. Codony, F., Morato, J., and Mas, J. (2005). Role of discontinuous chlorination on microbial production by drinking water biofilms. Water Research 39: 1896?1906

  28. Morato, J., Codony, F., and Mas, J. (2005). Utilization of a packed-bed biofilm reactor for the determination of the potential of biofilm accumulation in water systems. Biofouling 21: 151?160.

    2004

  29. Morato, J., Codony, F., and Mas, J. (2004). Microscopy techniques applied for monitoring the development of aquatic biofilms. Current Issues on Multidisciplinary Microscopy 2: 93?100.

    2002

  30. Codony, F., Morato, J., Ribas, F., and Mas, J. (2002). Effect of chlorine, biodegradable dissolved organic carbon and suspended bacteria on biofilm development in drinking water systems. Journal of Basic Microbiology42: 311?319.

    1997

  31. Mir, J., Morato, J., and Ribas, F. (1997). Resistance to chlorine of freshwater bacterial strains. Journal of Applied Microbiology 82 7?18.
    Chapters in Books



    2009

  32. Codony F, Perez LM, Dominguez Gual MC, Morato J. 2009. Utilidad de las tecnicas de biologia molecular para el control analitico de la calidad microbiologica de las aguas. Tecnologia del Agua. (Ed) Reed Business Information. Num. 313; pp. 66-69. Bilbao, Espana.

    2004

  33. Morato, J. 2004. Agua y Salud. Es segura el agua de bebida. Camins d?aigua. (ed) VIII Setmana Ensenyament. pp. 39-45. Terrasa, Espana.

  34. Morato, J. and Sandra Stella Delgado. 2004. Eliminacion de microorganismos en humedales construidos. (ed) UPC-CSIC-MEC-Consorci per a la Defensa del Besos (ISBN: 84-7653-854-5). pp. 39-49. Barcelona, Espana.

  35. Morato, J., Codony, F. and J. Mas. 2004. Microscopy techniques applied for monitoring the development of aquatic biofilms. Current Issues on Multidisciplinary Microscopy Research and Education. (ed) Formatex. pp.93-100. Badajoz, Espana.

    2003

  36. Morato, J., Mir, J., Codony, F., Mas, J. and Ribas, F. 2003. Microbial response to disinfectants. Handbook of water and wastewater microbiology. (ed) Academic Press. pp. 657-693. London, UK.

    1997

  37. Campana, M., Morato, J., Mas, J., Soler, M.A. 1997. Modelo reducido para el estudio de biofilms en tuberias. Tecnologias apropiadas en el abastecimiento de agua a pequenos nucleos habitados. (ed) Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya. pp. 319-326. Barcelona. Espana.

  38. Codony, F., Morato, J., Mas, J. 1997. Sistema para la evaluacion de la resistencia a desinfectantes en biofilms. Tecnologias apropiadas en el abastecimiento de agua a pequenos nucleos habitados. (ed) Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya. pp. 313-317. Barcelona. Espana.

  39. Morato, J., Mir, J., Marques, M.S., Soler, MA. 1997. Influence of bacteriological quality in the management of water treatment systems. Water Resources Outlook for the 21st century: Conflicts and Opportunities. (ed) International Water Resources Association (IWRA). Vol I. pp. 771-774. Quebec, Canada.

  40. Navarro, A., Comas, J., Morato, J., Soler, MA. 1997. Methodology to discriminate the sources of pollution in contaminated aquifers from biogeochemical data. Water Resources Outlook for the 21st century: Conflicts and Opportunities. (ed) International Water Resources Association (IWRA). Vol I. pp. 319-320. Quebec, Canada.

    1993

  41. Mir, J., Morato, J. 1993. Modelo reducido para el estudio de biofilms en tuberias. Impact and health consequences of the microbiological contamination of water in the treatment plants of the Llobregat river basin. (ed) European Centre for Pollution Research. Vol. 2, pp. 361-369. London, UK.

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