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Propionic acid degradation by syntrophic bacteria during anaerobic biowaste treatment

Felchner-Zwirello, Monika

Abstract:
Propionic acid is an important intermediate produced during anaerobic degradation of biowaste and a precursor of a large amount of methane. Its accumulation during biomethanation is however a common problem resulting in stagnation phases in biogas production. During this study, the deeper insight into the process of propionic acid degradation was intended by using modern analytical chemistry, standard microbiological approach and molecular biology for describing and explaining the problem.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000034964
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers (IBA)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsjahr 2013
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator urn:nbn:de:swb:90-349642
KITopen-ID: 1000034964
Verlag Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Bauingenieur-, Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften (BGU)
Institut Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers (IBA)
Prüfungsdaten 08.02.2013
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Winter
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