publication . Doctoral thesis . 2002

Anaerobic azo dye reduction

Zee, van der, F.P.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
  • Publisher: S.n.
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
<font size="3"><p>Azo dyes, aromatic moieties linked together by azo (-N=N-) chromophores, represent the largest class of dyes used in textile-processing and other industries. The release of these compounds into the environment is undesirable, not only because of their colour, but also because many azo dyes and their breakdown products are toxic and/or mutagenic to life. To remove azo dyes from wastewater, a biological treatment strategy based on anaerobic reduction of the azo dyes, followed by aerobic transformation of the formed aromatic amines, holds promise. However, the first stage of the process, anaerobic azo dye reduction, proceeds relatively slow. There...
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free text keywords: anaërobe behandeling, azoverbindingen, kleurstoffen (dyes), redoxreacties, antrachinonen, Afvalwaterbehandeling, anaerobic treatment, azo compounds, dyes, redox reactions, anthraquinones, Waste Water Treatment
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