Evaluating alternate biokinetic models for trace pollutant cometabolism.

  title={Evaluating alternate biokinetic models for trace pollutant cometabolism.},
  author={Liu Liu and Philip John Binning and Barth F Smets},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={49 4},
Mathematical models of cometabolic biodegradation kinetics can improve our understanding of the relevant microbial reactions and allow us to design in situ or in-reactor applications of cometabolic bioremediation. A variety of models are available, but their ability to describe experimental data has not been systematically evaluated for a variety of operational/experimental conditions. Here five different models were considered: first-order; Michaelis-Menten; reductant; competition; and… CONTINUE READING

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