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Immobilization of Chlorella sorokiniana GXNN 01 in alginate for removal of N and P from synthetic wastewater.
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PMID:  22520225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
High costs and issues such as a high cell concentrations in effluents are encountered when utilizing microalgae for wastewater treatment. The present study analyzed nitrogen and phosphate removal under autotrophic, heterotrophic, mixotrophic and micro-aerobic conditions by Chlorella sorokiniana GXNN 01 immobilized in calcium alginate. The immobilized cells grew as well as free-living cells under micro-aerobic conditions and better than free-living cells under the other conditions. The immobilized cells had a higher ammonium removal rate (21.84%, 43.59% and 41.46%) than free living cells (14.35%, 38.57% and 40.59%) under autotrophic, heterotrophic, and micro-aerobic conditions, and higher phosphate removal rate (87.49%, 88.65% and 84.84%) than free living cells (20.21%, 42.27% and 53.52%) under heterotrophic, mixotrophic and micro-aerobic conditions, respectively. The data indicate that immobilized Chlorella sorokiniana GXNN 01 is a suitable species for use in wastewater treatment.
Kai Liu; Jian Li; Hongjin Qiao; Apeng Lin; Guangce Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioresource technology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-2976     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9889523     Medline TA:  Bioresour Technol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Key Laboratory of Marine Resources and Chemistry, College of Marine Science and Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin 300457, China.
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