Mineralization of LCFA associated with anaerobic sludge : kinetics, enhancement of methanogenic activity, and effect of VFA

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Pereira, M. A.; Sousa, D. Z.; Mota, M.; Alves, M. M.;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1002/bit.20278
  • Subject: LCFA | Science & Technology | Oleic acid | Methanogenic activity | Kinetics
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Long-chain fatty acids (LCFA) associated with anaerobic sludge by mechanisms of precipitation, adsorption, or entrapment can be biodegraded to methane. The mineralization kinetics of biomass-associated LCFA were established according to an inhibition model based on H... View more
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