Substrate inhibition during bio-filtration of TCE using diazotrophic bacterial community.

Abstract

The kinetics of biodegradation of TCE in the biofilter packed with wood charcoal and inoculated with diazotrophic bacterial community had been investigated. Use of Michaelis-Menten type model showed that substrate inhibition was present in the system. The kinetic model proposed by Edwards (1970) was used to calculate kinetic parameters-maximum elimination… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2010.09.037

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