publication . Article . 2012

Effects of oxytetracycline, tylosin, and amoxicillin antibiotics on specific methanogenic activity of anaerobic biomass

Mohammad Mehdi Amin; Hassan Hashemi; Afshin Ebrahimi; Asghar Ebrahimi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Environmental Health Engineering, volume 1, page 37 (issn: 2277-9183, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Aims: The purpose of this study was to survey the antibiotics effects of oxytetracycline, tylosin, and amoxicillin on anerobic wastewater treatment process. Materials and Methods: To evaluate the inhibitory antibiotics amoxicillin, tetracycline, and tylosin on biomass activity, specific methanogenic activity (SMA) using anerobic biomass batch; into 120 ml vials: 30 ml biomass and 70 ml substrate including volatile fatty acids, mainly acetic acid and various concentrations of antibiotics were added. Methane gas production replacement through solution of KOH (2 N) as an absorber of CO 2 and bromine thymol blue as indicator was measured. Each batch was tested for 1...
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free text keywords: Antibiotic, specific methanogenic activity, and amoxicillin, Amoxicillin, medicine.drug, medicine, Tetracycline, Antibiotics, medicine.drug_class, Biomass, Microbiology, Tylosin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Thymol blue, Food science, Oxytetracycline, Biogas, lcsh:Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, lcsh:TD1-1066, lcsh:Environmental engineering, lcsh:TA170-171, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350
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