Influence of Temperature and Organics on ANAMMOX and Study on Kinetics Characteristics

Influence of Temperature and Organics on ANAMMOX and Study on Kinetics Characteristics

Liang Qiyu Jia Ruotan  Qu Wanxin  Zhang Deyuan  Ma Lin  Zhang Qun  Li Xianjin  Xie Yuanhua  Ma Yongguang  Zhu Tong 

School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, Liaoning, China

Machinery Factory, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, Liaoning, China

School of Sciences, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, Liaoning, China

School of Metallurgy, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, Liaoning, China

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30 June 2016
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The influence of temperature and organics on anaerobic ammonium oxidation (ANAMMOX) bacteria activity was investigated in an up-flow ANAMMOX reactor. The kinetics characteristics of cultured ANAMMOX bacteria were analyzed. The results showed that temperature had a significant effect on ANAMMOX bacteria activity, and it was very important to maintain a high temperature to obtain the high activity of ANAMMOX bacteria. There was substrata competition between the denitrification bacteria and ANAMMOX bacteria when organics in the influent. The half saturation constants for ammonium and nitrite of the ANAMMOX bacteria were 151.97 mg∙L-1 and 42.598 g∙L-1 respectively. The half inhibition constant for ammonium and nitrite of the ANAMMOX bacteria were 555.3 g∙L-1 and 200.6 g∙L-1 respectively.


ANAMMOX, Denitrification, Kinetics, Temperature, Organics

1. Introduction
2. Materials and Methods
3. Results and Discussion
4. Conclusions

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