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Vol. 12 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2009
 

Table 2. Kinetics parameters of denitrification by Paracoccus pantotrophus P16.


Parameter

Glucose

Ethanol

Maximum DCW (g/l)

2.11 ± 0.02

0.72 ± 0.02

Denitrification rate
(mg NO3--N/l/h)

17.56 ± 0.18

9.68 ± 0.11

Specific denitrification rate
(mg NO3--N/h/g DCW)

8.32 ± 0.16

13.46 ± 0.48

Denitrification yield
(g NO3--N/g C)

0.45 ± 0.01

1.08 ± 0.02

C/N (mg C/mg NO3--N)

2.31 ± 0.02

1.15 ± 0.04

Time (hrs)

40

72

 


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