Microbial fuel-cells

@article{Allen1993MicrobialF,
  title={Microbial fuel-cells},
  author={R. M. Allen and H. P. Bennetto},
  journal={Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology},
  year={1993},
  volume={39-40},
  pages={27-40}
}
Microbial fuel cells containingProteus vulgaris and oxidation-reduction (“redox”) mediators were investigated. The bacteria were chemically immobilized onto the surface of graphite felt electrodes, which supported production of continuous electric current and could be reused after storage A computer-controlled carbohydrate feed system enabled the cell to generate a constant output with improved efficiency compared to the performance obtained with single large additions of fuel. The response to… Expand
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