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Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
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Vol. 12 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2009
 

Table 1. Physical-chemical characteristics of the raw wastewater.


Parameter

Value

 pH

 3.4 ± 0.17

 COD (mg/L)

 881.5 ± 24.3

 BOD5 (mg/L)

 300.5 ± 9.5

 Total phenolic compounds (UV215) (mg/L)

 271.9 ± 14.2

 β-sitosterol (mg/L)

 0.333 ± 0.028

 Stigmasterol (mg/L)

 0.069 ± 0.014

 Color (VIS440) (1 x 1 cm)

 0.41 ± 0.01

 Total suspended solids (mg/L)

 2.2 ± 0.9

 


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