Fermentative hydrogen production by microbial consortium

  title={Fermentative hydrogen production by microbial consortium},
  author={S. I. Maintinguer and B. Fernandes and I. C. Duarte and N. Saavedra and M. A. T. Adorno and M. Varesche},
  journal={International Journal of Hydrogen Energy},
Abstract Heat pre-treatment of the inoculum associated to the pH control was applied to select hydrogen-producing bacteria and endospores-forming bacteria. The source of inoculum to the heat pre-treatment was from a UASB reactor used in the slaughterhouse waste treatment. The molecular biology analyses indicated that the microbial consortium presented microorganisms affiliated with Enterobacter cloacae (97% and 98%), Clostridium sp. (98%) and Clostridium acetobutyricum (96%), recognized as H2… Expand
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