Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
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Vol. 11 No. 3, Issue of July 15, 2008
 

Table 2. Experimental constants for the Monod equation for the nitrate reduction kinetics and for the Monod and Haldane equations for the nitrite reduction kinetics.


Compound

Temperature ºC

pH

Ks
[mg L-1]

mmax/yx/s
[mg (g VSS h)-1]

Ki-NO2
[mg L-1]

Reference

Nitrate

28

7.0

0.033

0.87

-

Almeida et al. 1995

Nitrite

28

7.0

0.074

0.40

-

Nitrate

37

7.5

0.47

1.27

-

Soto et al. 2007

Nitrite

37

7.5

0.36

1.38

906

*Results are expressed as the mean of 3 samples.

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