Anodic reactions in microbial fuel cells

@article{Bennetto1983AnodicRI,
  title={Anodic reactions in microbial fuel cells},
  author={H. P. Bennetto and J. Stirling and K. Tanaka and C. Vega},
  journal={Biotechnology and Bioengineering},
  year={1983},
  volume={25}
}
Potentiometric and amperometric measurements were made with microbial fuel cells containing E. coli or yeast as the anodic reducing agent and glucose as the oxidizable substrate. The catalytic effects of thionine and resorufin on the anode reaction were investigated. Results on the potentiometry, polarization, and coulombic output of the cells support a mediator‐coupled mechanism for the transfer of electrons from the organism to the electrode in preference to a mechanism of “direct… Expand
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