Belfort Group

Biomolecular Separations Reseach Group.
Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
and Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180, USA

Reviewed Papers

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Michael R. Zonca Jr., Philip S. Yune, James K. Williams, Minghao Gu, Andrea M. Unser, Joseph Imbrogno, Georges Belfort, Yubing Xie (2014) Enhanced Stem Cell Pluripotency in Surface-Modified Electrospun Fibrous Matrices, Macromolecular Bioscience, 14, 215–224.

  2. Joseph Grimaldi, Cynthia Collins, Georges Belfort (2014) Towards Cell-Free Biofuel Production: Stable Immobilization of Oligomeric Enzymes, Biotechnology Progress, in press.

  3. Kurouski D, Sorci M, Postiglione T, Belfort G & Lednev IK (2014) Detection of Insulin Prefibrilar Oligomers Using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), Biotechnology Progress, in press.

  4. Bhadouria AS, Sorci M, Gu M, Belfort G & Hahn J (2013) "Optimization of membrane separation of proteins" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, in press.

  5. Radhakrishna, M, Grimaldi, J., Belfort, G., Kumar, S.K. (2013) Stability of proteins inside a hydrophobic cavity, Langmuir, 29 (28), 8922–8928.

  6. Connors, C. R., Rosenman, D. J., Lopes D.H. J., Mittal, S., Bitan, G., Sorci, M, Belfort, G, Garcia, A. and Wang, C (2013) Tranilast binds to Aβ monomers and promotes Aβ fibrillation, Biochemistry, 52 (23), 3995–4002.

  7. Gu, M., Vegas, A. J., Anderson, D. G., Langer, Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G. (2013) Combinatorial synthesis with high throughput discovery, Biomaterials, 34 (26), 6133–38.

  8. Sorci, M., Dassa, B., Liu, H., Anand, G., Dutta, A., Belfort, B., Pietrokovski, S. and Belfort, G. (2013) Oriented covalent immobilization of antibodies for measurement of intermolecular binding forces between zipper-like contact surfaces of split inteins, Analytical Chemistry, 85 (12), 6080–6088.

  9. Sorci, M., Gu, M., Heldt, C. L., Grafeld, E. and Belfort, (2013) A multi-dimensional approach for fractionating proteins using charged membranes, Biotechnol. Bioeng., 110, 1704–1717. 

  10. Zonca Jr. M. R., Yune, P. S., Heldt, C. L., Belfort, G. and Xie, Y. (2013) High-throughput screening of substrate chemistry for embryonic stem cell attachment: Expansion and maintaining pluripotency, Macromol. Biosci, 13(2) 177-90.  

  11. Gu, M., Yildiz, H., Carrier, R. and Belfort, G. (2013) Discovery of low mucus adhesion surfaces, Acta Biomaterialia, 9 (2) 5201-5207

  12. Gu, M., Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G. (2012) High throughput atmospheric pressure plasma-induced graft polymerization for identifying protein-resistant surfaces, Biomaterials, 33 (5) 1261-1270.

  13. Yune, P., Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G. (2012) Searching for novel membrane chemistries: Producing a large library from a single graft monomer at high throughput, J. Membrane Sci. 390, 1-11 

  14. Yun, S-H, Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G (2011) Using co-solvents and high throughput to maximize protein resistance for poly(ethylene glycol)-grafted poly(ether sulfone) UF membranes, J. Membrane Sci. 370 (1-2), 166-174

  15. Sorci M, Silkworth, W., Gehan, T. and Belfort, G. (2011) Evaluating nuclei concentration in amyloid fibrillation reactions using back-calculation approach, PloS ONE, 6 (5) e20072.

  16. Heldt, C.L., Kurouski,D., Sorci, M., Grafeld, E., Lednev, I.K. and Belfort, G (2011) Isolating toxic insulin amyloid oligomers that lack b-sheets and have wide pH stability, Biophysical J. 100 (11) 2792-800.   

  17. Yun, S-H, Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G (2011) Fouling-resistant properties of poly(ether sulfone) ultrafiltration membrane grafted with poly(ethylene glycol)-based binary monomer, J. Membrane Sci. 377 (1-2) 159-66. 

  18. Shemella, P. T, Topilina. N. I., Soga, I., Pereira, B., Van Roey, P., Garde, S., Belfort, G., Belfort, M. and Nayak., S. K. (2011) Electronic structure of neighboring extein residue modulates intein C-terminal cleavage activity, Biophysical J. 100 (9) 2217-25.

  19. Gu, M., Kilduff, J. E. and Belfort, G (2011) Searching for super protein-resistant synthetic membrane surfaces using high throughput: Solvent effects, J. Membrane Science , 368 (1-2) 184-191.

  20. Pereira, B., Shemella, P., Garde, S., Nayak., S. K., Belfort, G., and Belfort., M (2011). Spontaneous proton transfer to a conserved intein residue determines on-pathway protein splicing, J. Mol. Biol. 406 (3) 430-442.

  21. Anand, G., Zhang, F., Linhardt, R. J., and Belfort, G. (2011) Adsorption and desorption of blood proteins on metallic substrates, Langmuir, 27, 1830-1836.   

  22. Heldt, C.L., Zhang, S. and Belfort, G (2011) Asymmetric Amyloid Fibril Elongation: A New Perspective on a Symmetric World, Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, 79, 92-98. 

  23. Zhou, M., Liu, M., Venkiteshwaran, A., Kilduff, J., Anderson, D. G., Langer R., and Belfort, G. (2011) High throughput discovery of new fouling-resistant surfaces, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 693–704. 

  24. Pease III, L. F., Sorci, M., Guha, S., Tsai, D-H,  Zachariah, M. R., Tarlov, M. J., Belfort, G. (2010) Probing the Nucleus Model for Oligomer Formation during Insulin Amyloid Fibrillogenesis, Biophysical J., 99, 3979-3985.

  25. Heldt, C.L., Sorci, M., Posada, D., Hirsa, A., and Belfort, G (2010) Detection and dissolution of microaggregates in insulin preparations, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 108(1): 237-241.  

  26. Anand, G., Sharma, S., Dutta, A., Kumar, S. and Belfort, G (2010), Conformational transitions of adsorbed proteins on surfaces of varying polarity, Langmuir, 26(13), 10803–10811. 

  27. Venkiteshwaran A. and Belfort, G. (2010) Process optimization diagrams for membrane microfiltration, J. Membrane Science, 357 (1-2) 105-108 .

  28. Anand, G., Jamadagni S.N., Garde, S., and Belfort., G (2010) A stable protein-resistant surface using a self-assembled natural osmolyte, Langmuir, 26 (12) 9695-9702.

  29. Zhou M, Liu, H, Kilduff, J, Langer, RF, Anderson, DG, and Belfort, G. (2010) High throughput synthesis and screening of new protein resistant surfaces for membrane filtration, AIChE J., 56 (7) 1932-1945.

  30. Hiraga K., Soga I., Derbyshire, V., Belfort G. and Belfort, M (2010) Directed evolution of intein splicing by phage display: engineering super-splicing inteins that function at high pH, J. Mol. Biol., 393, 1106-1117.

  31. Nayak A., Lee, C-C, MacRae, G., and Belfort G. (2009) Osmolyte controlled fibrillation kinetics of insulin: New insight into fibrillation using the preferential exclusion principle”, Biotechnol. Progress, 25 (5) 1508-1514.   

  32. Skaat, H., Sorci, M., Belfort, G., and Margel, S. (2009) Effect of maghemite nanoparticles on insulin amyloid fibril formation: Selective labeling, kinetics, and fibril removal by a magnetic field,  J. Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 91A (2), 342-351. 

  33. Sorci, M, Grassucci, R. A., Hahn, I., Frank, J., and Belfort G. (2009) Time-dependent insulin oligomer reaction pathway prior to fibril formation: Cooling and seeding, Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, 77 (32), 62-73. 

  34. Du, Z, Shemella PT, Liu Y,  McCallum S. A, Pereira, B, Nayak S. K., Belfort G, Belfort M. and Chunyu  C. (2009) Dual Catalytic Role in Protein Splicing: a pKa Shift Mechanism, J. American Chem. Soc. 131 (32) 11581-11589.

  35. Amitai, G, Callahan, BP, Stanger, MJ., Belfort, G. and Belfort, M., (2009) Modulation of intein activity by its neighboring extein substrates, PNAS J, 106  (27) 11005–11010.

  36. Zhou M, Liu, H, Kilduff, J, Langer, RF, Anderson, DG, and Belfort, G. (2009) High-Throughput Membrane Surface Modification to Control NOM Fouling, Environ. Sci. & Technol., 43 (10) 3865-3871.

  37. Anand, G., Sharma, S., Kumar, S. and Belfort, G (2009) Stability of tethered proteins, Langmuir, 25 (9) 4998-5005. 

  38. Dutta, A, Belfort, G (2009) The interaction between polycationic and polyanionic layers: Changes in rigidity, charge and adsorption kinetics, Sensors and Actuators B, 136 (1), 60-65.   

  39. Venkiteshwaran, A, Heider, P, Teysseyre, L and Belfort, G (2008) Selective precipitations-assisted recovery of imunoglobins from bovine serum using crossflow membrane microfiltration, Biotech Bioengr., 101 (5) 957-966. 

  40. Skaat, H, Belfort, G., Margel, S (2009) Synthesis and characterization of fluorinated magnetic core-shell nanoparticles for inhibition of insulin amyloid fibril formation, Nanotechnology, 20, 225106-22515. 

  41. Nayak, A., Sorci, M., Krueger, S., and Belfort G. (2009) A universal pathway for amyloid nucleus and precursor formation, Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, 74 (3), 556-565.

  42. Du Z, Liu Y, Zheng Y, McCallum S, Dansereau J, Derbyshire V, Belfort M, Belfort G, Van Roey P, Wang W (2008) 1H, 13C, and 15N NMR assignments of an engineered intein based on Mycobacterium tuberculosis RecA, Biomol NMR Assign, 2 (2), 111–113. 

  43. Dutta, A., Nayaka, A. and Belfort, G. (2008) Viscoelastic properties of adsorbed and cross-linked polypeptide and protein layers at a solid-liquid interface, J Coll. Intf. Sci. 324 (1-2), 55-60.

  44. Nayak, A., Dutta, A. and Belfort., G (2008) “Surface-enhanced nucleation of insulin amyloid fibrillation”, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm., 369, 303-308. 

  45. Dutta, A., Nayak, A. and Belfort, G. (2008) Reversibly controlling the rigidity of adsorbed polycations, Macromolecules, 41, 301-304. 

  46. Venkiteshwaran, A., Heider, P., Matosevic, S., Bogsnes, A., Staby, A., Sharfstein S., and Belfort G (2007) Optimized removal of soluble host cell proteins for the recovery of met-human growth hormone inclusion bodies from Escherichia Coli cell lysate using crossflow microfiltration, Biotechnol. Progress, 23 (3) 667-672. 

  47. Lee, C-C, Nayak, A., Sethuraman, A., Belfort, G, McRae, G. (2007) A Three-Stage Kinetic Model of Amyloid Fibrillation, Biophysical J., 92 (10), 3448-3458. 

  48. Dutta A. K. and Belfort G. (2007) Adsorbed gels versus brushes: Viscoelastic differences Langmuir, 23 (6) 3088-3094. 

  49. Yan, Y, Liu, Y, Lustbader, J, Yan, S, Belfort, G, Sorci, M., Wang Y (2007) Surface Plasmon Resonance and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of ABAD-ABeta Interaction, Biochemistry, 46 (7) 1724-1731. 

  50. Shemella, P., Pereira, B., Zhang, Y., Van Roey, P., Belfort, G., Garde, S., Nayak., S. K. (2007) Mechanism for intein c-terminal cleavage: A proposal from quantum mechanical calculations, Biophysical J., 92, 2007 847–853. 

  51. Nayak, A, Liu, H., and Belfort, G. (2006) Optically switchable grafted polymeric synthetic membrane, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 45, 4094-4098. 

  52. Baruah, G. L., Nayak, A, and Belfort, G. (2006) Scale-up from laboratory microfiltration to a ceramic pilot plant: Design and Performance, J. Membrane Sci., 274, (1-2), 56-63.

  53. Baruah, G. L., Nayak, A., Winkelman E. and Belfort, G. (2006) Purification of monoclonal antibodies derived from transgenic goat milk by ultrafiltration, Biotechnol. Bioengr., 93, (4), 747-754. 

  54. Kilduff J. E., Mattaraj S., Zhou, M., Belfort, G (2005) Kinetics of membrane flux decline: The role of natural colloids and mitigation via membrane surface modification, J. Nanoparticle Res. 7, 525-544. 

  55. Baruah G. L.,Venkitheswaran, A., and Belfort. G.  (2005) Global Model for Optimizing Crossflow Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Processes: A New Predictive and Design Tool, Biotechnol Prog, 21, 1013-1025.

  56. Sethuraman, A, and Belfort G. (2005) Protein structural perturbation and aggregation on homogeneous surfaces, Biophysical J. 88, 1322–1333. 

  57. Miao, J., Wu, W., Spielmann, T., Belfort, M., Derbyshire V. and Belfort G. (2005) Single-step affinity purification of toxic and non-toxic proteins on a fluidics platform, Lab. Chip., 2005, 5, 248–253. 

  58. Sethuraman, A. Han, M., Kane, R. S. and Belfort, G (2004) Effect of Surface Wettability on the Adhesion of Proteins, Langmuir, 20, 7779-7788.

  59. Kilduff, J. E., Mattaraj, S, and Belfort, G. (2004) Flux Decline during Nanofiltration of natural occuring dissolved organic matter: Effects of osmotic pressure, membrane permeability, and cake formation, J. Membr. Sci., 239, 39–53.

  60. Prashant T., Antal1, S. P., Burgoyne, A., Belfort, G. and Podowski1, M. Z., (2004) Multifield computational fluid dynamics model of particulate flow in curved circular tubes, Theoret. Comput. Fluid Dynamics, 18, 205–220. 

  61. Sethuraman, A, Vedantham, G, Przybyccien T., and Belfort, G (2004) Protein unfolding at interfaces: Slow dynamics of a-helix to b-sheet transition, Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, 56 (4) 669-678. 

  62. Tiwari, P., Antal, S. P., Burgoyne, A., Belfort, G. and Podowski, M. Z. (2004) Multifield computational fluid dynamics model of particulate flow in curved circular tubes, Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn., 18 (2-4) 205-220. 

  63. Baruah G. L., and Belfort. G.  (2004) Optimized Recovery of Monoclonal Antibodies from Transgenic Goat Milk by Microfiltration, Biotechnol. Bioengr., 87 (3) 274-285.  

  64. Sethuraman, A., Morcone, T. and Belfort, G (2004) Protein aggregation at interfaces, Protein Science, 13, 530. 

  65. Taniguchi, M, and Belfort, G (2004) Low Protein Fouling Synthetic Membranes by UV-Assisted Surface Grafting Modification: Varying Monomer Type, J. Membrane Sci, 231, 147-157. 

  66. Taniguchi, M, Kilduff, J. E., and Belfort, G (2003) Low fouling synthetic membranes by UV-Assisted graft polymerization: Monomer selection to mitigate fouling by natural organic matter, J. Membrane Sci., 222, 59–70. 

  67. Han, M., Sethuraman, A., Kane, R. S. and Belfort, G. (2003) Nanometer-scale roughness has little effect on the amount or structural stability of adsorbed protein, Langmuir, 19 (23) 9868-9872. 

  68. Baruah G. L., and Belfort. G.  (2003) A Predictive Aggregate Transport Model for Microfiltration of Combined Macromolecular Solutions and Poly-Disperse Suspensions: Testing Model with Transgenic Goat Milk, Biotech Progr., 19, 1533-1540. 

  69. Baruah G. L., and Belfort. G. (2003) A Predictive Aggregate Transport Model for Microfiltration of Combined Macromolecular Solutions and Poly-Disperse Suspensions: Model Development, Biotech Progr., 19, 1524-1532. 

  70. Taniguchi, M, Pieracci, J., P., Samsonoff W. A. and Belfort, G (2003) UV-Assisted Graft Polymerization of Synthetic Membranes: Mechanistic studies, Chemistry Materials, 15, 3805-3812. 

  71. Taniguchi, M, Kilduff J, E. and Belfort, G (2003) Modes of Natural Organic Fouling During Ultrafiltration, Environ. Sci & Technol., 37(8); 1676-1683. 

  72. Han, M, Kane, R, Goto, M, and Belfort, G (2003) Discriminate surface molecular recognition sites on a microporous substrate: A new approach, Macromolecules, 36(12); 4472-4477. 

  73. Vedantham, G, Carothers, S. L., Belfort, G, and Przybycien, T. (2003) Structural response of bovine growth hormone to dead ended ultrafiltration, Separaion Sci & Techn., 38 (2) 251-270.  

  74. Frank, B. P and Belfort, G, (2003) Polysaccharides and Sticky Membrane Surfaces: Critical Ionic Effects, J. Membrane Sci, 5841, 1-8. 

  75. Wu, W, Wood, D. W., Belfort, G., Derbyshire V., and Belfort, M. (2002) Intein-mediated purification of cytotoxic endonumclease I-Tev1 by insertional activation and pH-controllable splicing, Nuclei Acids Res., 30, 4864-4871.

  76. Kilduff, J. E., Mattaraj, S., Sensibaugh, F., Pieracci, J. P., Yuan, Y. and Belfort G. (2002) Modeling Flux Decline During Nanofiltration of NOM with Poly(arylsulfone) Membranes Modified Using UV-Assisted Graft Polymerization. Environ. Engr. Sci., 19 (6), 477-495. 

  77. Taniguchi, M, and Belfort, G (2002) Correcting for Surface Roughness: Advancing and Receding Contact Angles, Langmuir,18, 6465-6467.

  78. Frank, B. P and Belfort, G, (2002) Adhesion of Mytilus Edulis Foot Protein 1 on Silica: Ionic Effects on Biofouling, Biotechnol Progress, 18, 580-586. 

  79. Pieracci, J, Crivello, J. V. and Belfort, G (2002) Increasing Membrane Permeability of UV-modified Poly(ether sulfone) Ultrafiltration Membranes, J. Membrane Sci., 202, 1-16.

  80. Schutyser, M, Rupp, R, Wideman, J. and Belfort, G (2002) Dean vortex membrane microfiltration and diafiltration of rBDNF E. coli inclusion bodies, Biotechnol. Prog. 18, 322-329. 

  81. Pieracci, J, Crivello, J. V. and Belfort, G (2002) UV-assisted graft polymerization of n-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone onto poly(ether sulfone) ultrafiltration membranes using selected wavelengths, Chem Mater.14, 256-265.  

  82. Reichert U., Linden, T, Belfort, G., Kula M-R and Tommes J. (2002) Visualizing protein adsorption to ion exchange membranes by confocal microscopy, J. Membrane Sci., 199, 161-166. 

  83. Schutyser, M, and Belfort, G (2002) Dean vortex membrane ultrafiltration non-Newtonian viscosity effects, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 41, 494-504. 

  84. Kaeslev, B., Pieracci, J. and Belfort, G (2001) Photoinduced grafting onto ultrafiltration membranes: comparison of poly(ether sulfone) and poly(sulfone), J. Membrane Sci., 194, 245-261. 

  85. Taniguchi, M, Pieracci, J., P., and Belfort, G (2001) Undulations affect surface energy: A quantitative assessment, Langmuir, 17, 4312-4315. 

  86. Mallubhotla, H, Edelstein, W. A., Earley, T. A. and Belfort, G., (2001) Magnetic resonance flow imaging and numerical analysis of curved tube flow: 16. Effect of curvature and flow rate on Dean vortex stability and bifurcation, AIChE J., 47 (5) 1126-1140.   

  87. Frank, B. F. and Belfort, G (2001) Atomic Force Microscopy for Low Adhesion Surfaces: Thermodynamic Criteria, Critical Surface Tension and Intermolecular Forces, Langmuir, 17, (6) 1905-1912.

  88. Koehler, J. A., Ulbricht, M. and Belfort, G. (2000) Intermolecular forces between a protein and a hydrophillic polysulfone film with relevance to filtration. Langmuir 16, 10419-10427.

  89. Kilduff, J. E., Mattaraj, J., Pieracci, J. P. and Belfort, G.  (2000) Photochemical modification of poly(ether sulfone) and sulfonated poly(sulfone) nanofiltration membranes for control of fouling by natural organic matter. Desalination 132, 133-142. 

  90. Wood, D., Derbyshire V. Wu, W., Chartrain, M, Belfort, M., and Belfort G. (2000) Optimized Single-Step Affinity Purification with a Self-Cleaving Intein Applied to a Human Fibroblast Growth Factor, Biotechnology Progress 16, 1055-1063. 

  91. Pieracci, J, Wood, D. W., Crivello, J. V. and Belfort, G (2000) UV-assisted graft polymerization of n-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone onto poly(ether sulfone) ultrafiltration membranes:  Comparison of dip versus immersion modification techniques, Chem Mater. 12, 2123-2133. 

  92. Kluge, T., Rezende, C., Wood, D. and Belfort. G. (1999) Protein transmission during Dean vortex microfiltration of yeast suspensions, Biotechnol. Bioengr. 65 (6) 649-658.

  93. Kluge, T. Kalra, A. and Belfort. B (1999) Viscosity effects on Dean vortex membrane microfiltration, AIChE Journal, 45 (9) 1913-1926. 

  94. Luque, S, Mallubhotla, H, Gelhert, G, Kuriyel, R, Dzengeleski, S, Pearl, S and Belfort G, (1999) A new coiled hollow fiber module design for enhanced microfiltration performance, Biotechnol. Bioengr. 65 (3) 247-257. 

  95. Wood, D., Wu, W., Belfort, G., Derbyshire V. and Belfort M. (1999) A genetic system to modulate intein function for use in biotechnology, Nature Biotechnology 17, 889-892.   

  96. Böhme, P., Vedantham, G., Przybycien T. and Belfort, G. (1999) Self-assembled monolayers on polymer surfaces: kinetics, functionalization and photopatterning, Langmuir, 15, 5323.

  97. Abatemarco, T., Stickel, J., Belfort, J., Frank, B. P., Ajayan, P.M. and Belfort, G. (1999) Fractionation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by cascade membrane microfiltration, J. Phys. Chem. B, 103 (18) 3534-3538. 

  98. Gehlert, G., Luque, S. and Belfort, (1999) Flux enhancement due to secondary flow in a helical tubular module: 14 ultra and microfiltration of polysaccharides, proteins and yeast suspensions, Biotechnology Progr.14, 931-942. 

  99. Pieracci, J., Crivello, J. V. and Belfort, G (1999) Photochemical modification of 10kD polyethersulfone ultrafiltration membranes for reduction of biofouling, J. Membrane Sci., 156, 223-240.

  100. Chen, C., and Belfort, G., (1999) Surface modification of poly(ether sulfone) ultrafiltration membranes by low temperature plasma induced graft polymerization, J. Applied Polymer Sci.,72, 1699-1711. 

  101. Mallubhotla, H, Hoffmann, S, Schmidt, M, Vente, J., and Belfort, G., (1999) Flux enhancement during Dean vortex membrane nanofiltration: 13. Effects of concentration and solute type, J. Membrane Sci. 153, 259-269.  

  102. Chung, K.-Y., Brewser, M. E. and Belfort, G. (1998), Dean vortices with wall flux in a curved channel membrane system: 3. Concentration polarization in a spiral reverse osmosis slit, Chem. Eng. J. Japan, 31 (5) 683-693. 

  103. Mallubhotla, H, Hoffmann, S, Schmidt, M, Vente, J., and Belfort, G., (1998) Flux enhancement during Dean vortex membrane nanofiltration: 10. Design, construction and system characterization, J. Membrane Sci., 141, 183-195. 

  104. Gardella, Jr., J. A., Wynne, K. J., McCarthy, T. J., Rabolt, J. F.,and Belfort, G, (1998) "New technologies for surface analysis to assess biofouling resistance", Naval Reseach Reviews, Vol. XLIX, pp. 1-16, April.   

  105. Lee, K. H. and Belfort, G (1997) The effect of the making methods of hollow fiber active layer on performance for nanofiltration helical module, Memburein (Korea), 7, 95-109. 

  106. Frank, B. and Belfort, G. (1997) Intermolecular forces between extracellular polysaccharides measured using the atomic force microscope, Langmuir,13, 6234-6240. 

  107. Nabe, A., Staude, E. and Belfort, G. (1997), Surface modification of polysulfone ultrafiltration membranes and fouling by BSA solutions,J. Membrane Sci., 133, 57-72. 

  108. Koehler, J. A., Ulbricht, M. and Belfort, G. (1997) Intermolecular forces between proteins and polymer films with relevance to filtration, Langmuir 13 (15) 4162-4171. 

  109. Mallubhotla, H., and Belfort, G. (1997) Flux enhancement during Dean vortex microfiltration: 8. Further Diagnostics, J. Membrane Sci.. 125, 75-91

  110. Aptel, P., Armor, J., Remy, A., Baker, R., Bakish, R., Belfort, G., Bikson, B., Brown, R., Bryk,, M., Burke, J. J., Cabasso, I, Chern, R., Cheryan, M. Cussler, E. L., Davis, R. H. (1996) Technology for membranes and membrane processes, J. Membrane Sci., 120 , 149-159.

  111. Mallubhotla, H., and Belfort, G. (1996) Semi-empirical modeling of crossflow microfiltration with periodic reverse filtration, Industrial and Engr. Chem. Research, 35 (9) 2920-2928.

  112. Ulbricht, M. and Belfort, G. (1996), Surface modification of ultrafiltration membranes by low temperature plasma. II. Graft polymerization onto polyacrylonitrile and polysulfone, J. Membrane Sci., 111, 193-215.

  113. Mallubhotla, H., Nunes, E., and Belfort, G. (1995) Microfiltration of yeast suspensions with self-cleaning spiral vortices: possibilities for a new membrane module design, Biotechn & Bioengr., 48, 375-385.

  114. Yamagishi, H., Crivello, J. and Belfort, G. (1995), Evaluation of photochemically modified poly(arylsulfone) ultrafiltration membranes, J. Membrane Sci., 105 249-259.

  115. Yamagishi, H., Crivello, J. and Belfort, G. (1995), Development of a novel photochemical technique for modifying poly(arylsulfone) ultrafiltration membranes, J. Membrane Sci., 105 237-247.

  116. Chung, K.-Y., Brewser, M. E. and Belfort, G. (1995), Dean vortices with wall flux in a curved channel membrane system: 2. The velocity field in a spiral channel, AIChE. Journal, 42 (2) 347-358. 

  117. Ulbricht, M and Belfort, G. (1995), Surface modification of ultrafiltration membranes by low-temperature plasma .1. Treatment of polyacrylonitrile, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 56, 325-343.

  118. Pincet, F., Perez, E. and Belfort, G. (1995), Molecular interactions between proteins and synthetic membrane polymer films, Langmuir, 11, (4) 1229-1235.

  119. McKinney, K. L., Dilwith, R. and Belfort, G. (1995), Optimizing Antibody Production in Batch Hybridoma Cell Culture,J. Biotechnology,  40, 31-48.

  120. Dolecek, P., Mikulasek, P. and Belfort, G. (1995), The performance of a rotating filter 1: Theoretical analysis of the flow in an annulus with a rotating inner porous wall, J. Membrane Sci., 99, 241-248.

  121. Belfort, G., Davis, R. and Zydney, A. (1994), The behavior of suspensions and macromolecular solutions in crossflow microfiltration, A review for the North American Membrane Society's Annual Reviews and for the J. Membrane Sci., 96, 1-58.

  122. Yokoi, H. and Belfort, G. (1994), High-rate membrane supported aqueous-phase enzymatic conversions in organic solvent, Bioseparations, 4, 213-220.

  123. Zydney, A. L., Aimar, P., Meireles, M., Pimbley, J. M. and Belfort, G. (1994), Use of the log-normal probability density function to analyze membrane pore size distributions: functional forms and discrepancies, J. Membrane Sci., 91, 293-298

  124. Pincet, F., Perez, E. and Belfort, G. (1994), Do denatured proteins behave like polymers?, Macromolecules, 27 (12), 3424-3425.

  125. Serafica, G., Pimbley, J. and Belfort, G. (1994), Protein fractionation using fast flow immobilized metal chelate affinity membranes, Biotechn.& Bioeng., 43, 21-36.

  126. Tescione, L. and Belfort, G. (1993), Construction and evaluation of a metal ion biosensor, Biotechn.& Bioeng., 42, 945-952.

  127. Chung, K-Y, Edelstein, W. A., Li, X. and Belfort, G. (1993), Dean vortices in a curved channel membrane system: 5 Three dimensional magnetic resonance imaging and numerical analysis of the velocity field in a curved impermeable tube, AIChE Journal, 39 (10) 1592-1602.

  128. Mellis, R., Gill, W. N., and Belfort, G. (1993), Fluid dynamics in a tubular membrane: Theory and experiment, Chem. Eng. Comm., 122, 103-125.

  129. Chung, K.-Y., Edelstein, W. A., and Belfort, G. (1993), Dean vortices with wall flux in a curved channel membrane system. 6. Two dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of the velocity field in a curved impermeable slit, J. Membrane Sci., 81, 151-162.

  130. Chung, K.-Y., Bates, R., and Belfort, G. (1993), Dean vortices with wall flux in a curved channel membrane system: 4. Effect of vortices on permeation fluxes of suspensions in microporous membrane, J. Membrane Sci., 81, 139-150.

  131. Brewster, M. E., Chung, K.-Y. and Belfort, G. (1993), Dean vortices with wall flux in a curved channel membrane system: 1. A new approach to membrane module design, J. Membrane Sci., 81, 127-137.

  132. Winzeler, H. B. and Belfort, G. (1993), Enhanced performance for pressure-driven membrane processes: The argument for fluid instabilities, J. Membrane Sci., in 80, 35-47.

  133. Belfort, G., Mikulasek, P., Pimbley, J. M., and  Chung, K-Y (1993), Diagnosis of membrane fouling using a rotating annular filter, 2. Dilute particle suspensions of known particle size, J. Membrane Sci., 77, 23-39.

  134. Belfort, G., Pimbley, J. M., Greiner, A., and Chung, K-Y (1993), Diagnosis of membrane fouling using rotating annular filter 1. Cell culture media, J. Membrane Sci., 77, 1-22.

  135. Wu, D-R, Cramer, S. M., and Belfort, G. (1993), Kinetic resolution of racemic glycidyl butyrate using a multiphase membrane enzyme reactor: Experiments and model verification, Biotechn. Bioengr., 41, 979-990.

  136. Heath, C. A., and Belfort, G. (1992), Synthetic membranes in biotechnology: realities and possibilities, Advances in Biochem. Engr. and Biotechnol. (special issue, issue editor G. T. Tsao),47, 45-88.

  137. McKinney, K. L., Dilwith, R., and Belfort, G. (1991), Manipulation of heterogeneous hybridoma cultures for overproduction of monoclonal antibodies, Biotechnol. Prog. 7, 445-454.

  138. Belfort, G., and Lee, C.-S. (1991), Attractive and repulsive interactions between and within adsorbed ribonuclease A layers, Proc. Nat'l. Acad. Sci. 88, 9146-9150.

  139. Drew, D. A., Schonberg, J. A., and Belfort, G. (1991), Lateral inertial migration of a small sphere in fast laminar flow through a membrane duct, Chem. Eng. Sci. 46, (12) 3219-3224.

  140. Chan, W.K.Y., Belfort, M., and Belfort, G. (1991), Protein overproduction in Escherichia coli: RNA stabilization, cell disruption and recovery with a cross-flow microfiltration membrane, J.  Biotechnology, 18 (3) 225-242.

  141. Heath, C. A., and Belfort, G. (1990), Minireview:  Membranes and bioreactors, Int. J. Biochem., 22 (8), 823-835.

  142. Heath, C. A., Dilwith, R., and Belfort, G. (1990), Methods for increasing monoclonal antibody production in suspension and entrapped cell cultures:  Biochemical and flow cytometric analysis as a function of medium serum content, J. Biotechnology, 15, 71-90.

  143. Wu, D. R., Belfort, G., and Cramer, S. M. (1990), Enzymatic resolution with a multiphase membrane bioreactor:  A theoretical analysis, I & EC Research, 29, 1612-1621.

  144. Heath, C. A., Belfort, G., Hammer, B. E., Mirrer, S. D., and Pimbley, J. M. (1990), Magnetic resonance imaging and modeling of flow in hollow-fiber bioreactor, AIChE Journal, 36 (4) 547-558.

  145. Hammer, B. E., Heath, C. A., Mirrer, S. D., and Belfort, G. (1990), Quantitative flow measurements in bioreactors by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, Bio/Technology, 8 327-330.

  146. Schonberg, J. A., Drew, D. A., and Belfort, G. (1990), A neutrally buoyant sphere in creeping flow between parallel plates:  Far field velocity profiles, Chem. Eng. Sci., 45 (1) 225-235.

  147. Belfort, G. (1989), Structural properties of proteins as a basis for separation, Ber. Bunsenges. Phys. Chem., 93, 939-944.

  148. Lee, C-S and Belfort, G. (1989), Changing activity of ribonuclease A during adsorption:  A molecular explanation, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 86, 8392-8396.

  149. Nagata, N. Herouvis, K., Dziewulski, D. M. and Belfort, G. (1989), Cross-flow membrane microfiltration of a bacterial fermentation broth, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 34, 447-466.

  150. Lee, Y., Bourgeois, D., and Belfort, G. (1989), Sorption, diffusion and pervaporation of organics in polymer membranes, J. Membrane Science, 44, 161-181.

  151. Belfort, G. (1989), Membranes and bioreactors:  A technical challenge in biotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 33 (8) 1047-66..

  152. Belfort, G. (1989), Fluid mechanics in membrane filtration: recent developments, J. Memb. Sci., 40, 123-147.

  153. Chan, W.K.Y., Belfort, G., Belfort, M. (1988), Stability of group I intron in Escherichia coli and its potential application in a novel expression vector, Gene, 73, 295-304..

  154. Lee, C. S. and Belfort, G. (1988), Thermodynamics of multi-solute adsorption from dilute liquid solution:  I The use of an equation of state, Ind. Engr. Chemistry Research, 27, 951-956.

  155. Belfort, G. (1988), Membrane modules:  Comparison of different configurations using fluidmechanics, J. Mem. Science, 35, (3), 245-270.

  156. Schonberg, J. A. and Belfort, G. (1987), Enhanced nutrient transport in hollow fiber perfusion bioreactors:  A theoretical analysis, Biotechnology Progress, 3, (2) 80-88.

  157. Heath, C. and Belfort, G., (1988), Immobilization of suspended mammalian cells: Analysis of hollow fiber and microcapsule bioreactors, Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 34, 1-31.

  158. Schutte, C. F. and Belfort, G., (1987), Rejection of alkyl phenols by reverse osmosis membranes, Wat. Sci. Tech.  19, 967-979.

  159. Altshuler, G. L., Dilwith, R., Sowek, J., and Belfort, G. (1986), Hybridoma analysis at the cellular level, Biotechnology and Bioengineering Symp., No. 17, John Wiley, NY.

  160. Myers, A.. L., Belfort, G., and Suzuki, M. (1986), Some discussion on adsorption technology:  Equilibrium on the basis of adsorption energy, Chem. Eng. (Japan), 50, No. 3, pp. 151-155.

  161. Belfort, G. and Altshuler, G. L. (1986), Scale-up of monoclonal production, Chemie Industrie, 109 (7), 585-588.

  162. Schonberg, J. A., Drew, D. A., and Belfort, G. (1986), Viscous interactions of many neutrally buoyant spheres in Poiseuille flow, J. Fluid Mech., 167, 415-426.

  163. Chatterjee, S. G. and Belfort, G. (1986), Fluid flow in an idealized spiral wound membrane module, J. Membrane Science, 28, 191-208.

  164. Altshuler, G. L., Dziewulski, D. M., Sowek, J. A., and Belfort, G. (1986), Continuous hybridoma growth and monoclonal antibody production in hollow fiber reactor/separators, Biotechnol. Bioeng., 28, 646-658.

  165. Otis, J. R., Altena, F. W., Mahar, J. J., and Belfort, G. (1986), Measurement of single spherical particle trajectories with lateral migration in a slit with one porous wall under laminar flow conditions, Experiments in Fluids, 4, 1-10.

  166. Belfort, G. (1985), A course in separations and recovery processes, Chem. Engr. Education, XIX, (4), 172-217.

  167. Bicknell, E. A., Dziewulski, D. M., Sturman, L. S., and Belfort, G. (1985), Concentrations of seeded and naturally occurring exteroviruses from waters of varying quality by hollow fiber ultrafiltration, Wat. Sci. Tech., 17, 47-62.

  168. Belfort, G. and Nagata, N. (1985), Fluid mechanics and cross-flow filtration:  Some thoughts, Desalination, 53, 57-79.

  169. Altena, F., Weigand, R. J., and Belfort, G. (1985), Lateral migration of spherical particles in laminar porous tube flows:  Application to membrane filtration, Physico. Chem. Hydrodyn., 6, (4), 393-413.

  170. Belfort, G., Altshuler, G. L., Thallman, K. K., Feerick, C. P., Jr., and Woodfield, K. L. (1984), Selective adsorption of organic homologues onto activated carbon from dilute aqueous solutions, solvophobic interaction approach - IV The effect of simple structural modifications with aliphatics, AIChE J, 30, (2), 197-207.

  171. Altena, F. W. and Belfort, G. (1984), Lateral migration of spherical particles in porous channels:  application to membrane filtration, Chem. Eng. Sci., 39, (2), 343-355.

  172. Belfort, G. and Altena, F. W. (1983), Toward an inductive understanding of membrane fouling, Desalination, 47, 105-127.

  173. Altena, F. W., Belfort, G., Otis, J., Fiessinger, F., Rovel, J. M., and Nicoletti, J. (1983), Particle motion in a laminar slit flow:  a fundamental fouling study, Desalination, 47, 221-232.

  174. Dziewulski, D. M. and Belfort, G. (1983), Virus concentration from water using high-rate tangential flow hollow fiber ultrafiltration, Wat. Sci. Tech., 15, 75-89.

  175. Belfort, G., Chin, P. and Dziewulski, D. M. (1982), A new gel-polarization model incorporating lateral migration for membrane fouling, Proc. of World Filtration Congress III, Vol. II, 548-555.

  176. Reed, R. H. and Belfort, G. (1982), "Characterization of fouling potential for pressure-driven membrane processes:  A new simulated flow cell", Wat. Sci. Tech. 14, 499-552.

  177. Belfort, G., Paluszek, A., and Sturman, L. S. (1982), Enterovirus concentration using automated hollow fiber ultrafiltration, Wat. Sci. Tech. 14, 257-272.

  178. Belfort, G. (1981), Similarity of the ideal adsorbed solution and potential theories for adsorption from a bulk phase onto a solid surface, AIChE J., 27, (6), 1021.

  179. Green G. and Belfort, G. (1980), Fouling of ultrafiltration membranes:  Lateral migration and the particle trajectory model, Desalination, 35, 129-147.

  180. Belfort, G. (1980), Artificial particulate fouling of hyperfiltration membranes IV: Dynamic protection from fouling, Desalination, 34, 159-169.

  181. Mahlab, D., Ben Joseph, N., and Belfort, G. (1980), Interferometric measurement of concentration polarization profile for dissolved species in unstirred batch hyperfiltration (reverse osmosis), Chem. Eng. Commun. 6, pp. 225-243.

  182. Belfort, G. (1979), Selective adsorption of organic homologs from dilute aqueous solutions:  The solvophobic interaction approach and correlations of molar adsorptivity with physicochemical parameters, Environ. Sci. and Tech., 13, 939-949.

  183. Rotem-Borensztajn, Y., Katzenelson, E., and Belfort, G. (1979), Virus concentration by ultrafiltration, Journal of the Environmental Engineering Div., ASCE, 105, (EE2), 401-407.

  184. Belfort, G. and Marx, B. (1979), Artificial particulate fouling of hyperfiltration membranes - II, Analysis and protection from fouling, Desalination, 28, 13-30.

  185. Almagor, E. and Belfort, G. (1978), Relaxation studies of adsorbed water on porous glass 1.  Varying coverages and pore size at constant temperature, J. Col. and Int. Sci. 66 (1), 146-151.

  186. Mahlab, D., Ben Yosef, N., and Belfort, G. (1978), Concentration polarization profile for dissolved species in unstirred batch hyperfiltration (reverse osmosis) - II Transient Case, Desalination, 24, 297-303.

  187. Belfort, G, Rotem-Borensztajn, Y. and Katzenelson, E. (1978), Virus  concentration by hollow fibers:  where to now?  Progress in Water Technology, 10, (1/2), 357-364.

  188. Yadidia, R., Abeliovich, A., and Belfort, G. (1977), Algal removal using high gradient magnetic filtration, Env. Sci. and Tech., 11, (9), 913-916.

  189. Belfort, G. (1977), Pretreatment and cleaning of hyperfiltration (reverse osmosis) membranes in municipal wastewater renovation, Desalination, 21, 285-300.

  190. Miller, S., Abeliovich, A., and Belfort, G. (1977), The effect of high organic loading on mixed photosynthetic wastewater treatment, J. of WPC Federation, 49 (3), Part 1, 436-440.

  191. Belfort, G., Alexandrowicz, G. and Marx, G. (1976), Artificial particulate fouling of hyperfiltration membranes Desalination, 19, 127-138.

  192. Mahlab, D., Ben Joseph, N. and Belfort, G. (1976), The interaction between the concentration polarization profile for dissolved and non-dissolved species in batch reverse osmosis systems:  The dissolved system, Proc. Fifth Int. Symposium on Fresh Water from the Sea, 249-250.

  193. Belfort, G. (1976), A molecular friction model or transport of uncharged solutes in neutral hyperfiltration and ultrafiltration membranes containing bound water, Desalination, 18, 3, 259-281.

  194. Belfort, G., Rotem, Y. and Katzenelson, E. (1976), Virus concentration using hollow fiber membranes, II, Water Research, 10, 279-284.

  195. Belfort, G. and Scherfig, J. (1976), Porous glass desalination membranes: Phenomenological transport coefficients and fixed change salt exclusion, Desalination, 18, 43-58.

  196. Belfort, G. (1976), Cleaning of reverse osmosis membranes in wastewater renovation, in Water 75, published by AIChE, NY, 76-81.

  197. Belfort, G., Rotem, Y. and Katzenelson, E. (1975), Virus concentration using hollow fiber membranes, Water Research, 9, 79-85.

  198. Belfort, G., Scherfig, J. and Seevers, D. O. (1974), Nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation studies of adsorbed water on porous glass of varying pore size, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 47, 106-116.

  199. Belfort, G. (1974), Interfacing newly developed technology within present wastewater trains, an example: pressure-driven membrane processes, J.A.W.W.A., August, 504-5.

  200. Belfort, G. (1974), Structure of water in porous glass, Nature, 249, 593.

  201. Belfort, G., Littman, F. and Bishop, H. K. (1973), Wastewater reclamation using the regenerable reverse osmosis concept, Water Research, 7, 1545-1559.

  202. Belfort, G. and Scherfig, J. (1973), The role of water in porous glass desalination membranes, Proc. Fourth International Symposium on fresh Water from the Sea, 3, 69-79.

  203. Belfort, G. and Chomse, K. D. (1973), Peak sulfur dioxide concentrations in urban Cape Town, Public Health (South Africa), 73.

  204. Belfort, G. (1972), Magnetic relaxation in a porous glass desalination membrane as a function of external salt concentration, Nature Physical Science, 273, 60.

  205. Belfort, G., Littman, F. and Bishop, H. (1972), A new concept in reverse osmosis design, Desalination, 11, 17-30.

  206. Belfort, G. and Guter, G. A. (1972), Electrodialysis Hydrodynamics, Desalination, 10, 221-262.

  207. Belfort, G. and Daly, J. A., (1970), Optimization of an electrodialysis plant, Desalination, 8, 1963-1966.

  208. Belfort, G. and Guter, G. A., (1968), An electrical analogue for electrodialysis, Desalination, 5, 267-291.


Books and Monographs

  1. Sorci M & Belfort G (2013) "Insulin oligomers: Detection, characterization and quantification using different analytical methods", in Bionanoimaging - 1st Ed, Uversky VN & Lyubchenko YL, Elsevier.
  2. Wood, D. W., Harcum, S., and Belfort, G (2005) "Industrial Applications of Intein Technology" in Homing Endonucleases and Inteins (Editors: Marlene Belfort, Vicky Derbyshire, Barry Stoddard and David Wood), Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology, Vol 16, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.
  3. Belfort, G. and Zydney, A. L. (2003) "Interactions of proteins with polymeric synthetic membranes" in Biopolymers at Interfaces, 2nd Edition, (Martin Malmsten, Editor) Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York.
  4. Belfort, G. (2000) “Recent advances in membrane technology that could improve resource recovery and recycle: Fluid mechanics, surface science and bioaffinity” in Bioseparations Engineering, (I Endo, T. Nagamune, S. Katoh, and T. Yonemoto, Editors) Elsevier, Amsterdam. 
  5. Belfort, G. and Zydney, A. L. (1998) "Interactions of proteins with polymeric synthetic membranes" in Interfacial Behavior of Biopolymers, (Martin Malmsted, Editor) Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York.
  6. McKinney, K. L. and Belfort, G. (1995), "Use of Flow Cytometry for Monitoring Antibody Productivity and Isolating High-Secreting Hybridoma Cells", chapter 2, pp 17-37, for book entitled Hybridomas and Monoclonal Antibody Production, (eds. Al-Rubeai and A. N. Emery) Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  7. Belfort, G. and Heath, C. A. (1994), "Biotechnology Processes: Membranes, Materials, Modules and Process Design", in Membrane Processes in Separation and Purification (eds. J. G. Crespo and K. W. Boddeker), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.
  8. Belfort, G. and Heath, C. A. (1994), "New Developments in Membrane Bioreactors", in Membrane Processes in Separation and Purification (eds. J. G. Crespo and K. W. Boddeker), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.
  9. Belfort, G. (1994), "Membrane Processes in Biotechnology: An Introduction", in Membrane Processes in Separation and Purification (eds. J. G. Crespo and K. W. Boddeker), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.
  10. Heath, C. and Belfort, G. (1991), "Diffusion and Convection in  Membrane Bioreactors", Animal Cell Bioreactors (eds. C. S. Ho  and D.I.C. Wang), Butterworths-Heinemann, Stoneham, MA.
  11. Heath, C. and Belfort, G., (1987), "Modeling of Substrate Mass Transfer and Uptake in Hollow Fiber and Microcapsule Bioreactors", in Biochemical Engineering, A Challenge for Interdisciplinary Cooperation, Gustav-Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, West Germany.
  12. Belfort, G., (1987), (editor with H. Bungay III, author of 2 chapters:  "Membrane Separation Technology: An Overview" and "Challenges and Opportunities in Product Recovery") Advanced Biochemical Engineering, John Wiley, NY.
  13. Belfort, G., (1986), "Fluid Mechanics and Cross-Flow Membrane Filtration", Advances in Solid-Liquid Separation, (ed. H. S. Muralidhara), Battelle Press, Columbia, Ohio.
  14. Belfort, G., Weigand, R. J. and Mahar, J. T. (1985) "Particle  Membrane Fouling and Recent Developments in Fluid  Mechanics of Dilute Suspensions" ACS Symposium Series, No.  281, Reverse Osmosis and Ultrafiltration, (eds., S. Sourirajan  and T. Matsuura) ACS, Washington, DC.
  15. Belfort, G., Altshuler, G. L., Thallam, K. K. , Feerick, C. P., Jr., and  Woodfield, K. L. (1984), (editor with Alan L. Myers and author of a chapter) in Fundamentals of Adsorption, AIChE Press, New York.
  16. Belfort, G. (1984), (editor, author of 2 chapters, and co-author of one chapter).  Synthetic Membrane Processes:  Fundamentals and Water Applications Academic Press, New York.
  17. Altshuler, G. , and Belfort, G. (1983) "Selective Adsorption of  Aqueous Solutions. Solvophobic Interaction Approach - III  Branching and Predictions", pp. 29-62 in Treatment of Water by Activated Carbons, ACS Advances in Chemistry Series 202 (ed. M. J. McGuire and I. H. Suffet) ACS, Washington, DC.
  18. Belfort, G. and Dziewulski, D. (1982) "Concentration of Viruses from Aqueous Environments:  A Review of the Methodology", Chapt. 29 publication in Water Reuse (ed. E. J.  Middlebrooks), Ann Arbor Science Publ. Inc., Ann Arbor, MI.
  19. Belfort, G. (1981) "Selective Adsorption of Organic Homologues Onto Activated Carbon from Dilute Aqueous Solutions.  Solvophobic Interaction Approach - II Development and Test of Theory", published in Chemistry in Water Reuse, Vol . 2, (ed. W. J. Cooper), Ann Arbor Science Publ. Inc., Ann Arbor, MI.
  20. Mahlab, D. Ben Yosef, N. Belfort, G. (1981) "Intrinsic Membrane Compaction and Aqueous Solute Studies of Hyperfiltration (Reverse Osmosis) Membrane Using Interferometry", pp. 147-158 in Synthetic Membranes Vol. 1, Desalination (ed. A. F. Turak) ACS Symposium Series 153, ACS Washington, DC.
  21. Belfort, G., Baltutis, T. F., and Blatt, W. F. (1980)  "Automated Hollow Fiber Ultrafiltration:  Pyrogen Removal and Phase Recovery From Water", in Ultrafiltration Membranes and Applications (ed. Anthony Cooper), Plenum Publishing Corporation, pp. 439-474. 
  22. Belfort, G., and Sinai, N. (1980) Chap. 19 entitled, "Relaxation Studies of Adsorbed Water on Porous Glass:  Varing Temperature and Pore Size at Constant Coverages", pp. 323-346, in Water in Polymers, ACS Symp. Series No. 127. 
  23. Belfort, G. (1977), Pressure Driven Membrane Processes and Wastewater Renovation, Chapter 6, pp. 129-189, in Water Renovation and Reuse (ed. H. I. Shuval),  Academic Press, New York.