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By Herbert H P Fang, Tong Zhang

Environmental defense and source restoration are the most important concerns dealing with our society within the twenty first century. Anaerobic biotechnology has turn into broadly permitted by means of the wastewater because the larger replacement to the extra traditional yet expensive cardio approach and tens of hundreds of thousands of full-scale amenities utilizing this know-how were put in world wide long ago decades.

Anaerobic Biotechnology is the sequel to the well-received Environmental Anaerobic know-how: purposes and New Developments (2010) and compiles advancements over the last 5 years. This quantity includes contributions from forty eight popular specialists from the world over, together with Gatze Lettinga, laureate of the 2007 Tyler Prize and the 2009 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, and Perry McCarty, whose pioneering paintings laid the principles for trendy anaerobic biotechnology. This booklet is perfect for engineers and scientists operating within the box, in addition to decision-makers on strength and environmental policies.

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Ishii, M. and Igarashi, Y. (2014) Conductive iron oxides accelerate thermophilic methanogenesis from acetate and propionate. J. Biosci. Bioeng. (in press). Chapter 3 Microbial Community Involved in Anaerobic Purified Terephthalic Acid Treatment Process Takashi Narihiro1,2, Masaru K. edu 2 Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Central 6, Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566, Japan 1 Purified terephthalic acid is one of the most important petrochemical products for our modern life.

Bacteriol. 49, 545–556. C. , Monroy, O. -T. (2011) Multiple syntrophic interactions in a terephthalate-degrading methanogenic consortium. ISME J. 5, 122–130. B. W. (1981) Syntrophomonas wolfei gen. nov. sp. , an anaerobic, syntrophic, fatty acid-oxidizing bacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 41, 1029–1039. O. P. (1982) Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic syntrophic benzoate-degrading bacterium from sewage sludge. Arch. Microbiol. 133, 249–256. , Kamagata, Y. T. (2014) The nexus of syntrophyassociated microbiota in anaerobic digestion revealed by long term enrichment and community survey.

Together with physiological and biochemical analyses of cultured syntrophs, recent high-throughput sequencing technologies are revealing the complex ecosystems in which syntrophs and methanogens drive the decomposition of organic materials. 1. Introduction In order for researchers and engineers to have a closer look into anaerobic digestion (AD) processes, it is essential to understand that microorganisms form an intricate network system, in which tight interactions between organisms — referred to as syntrophy — greatly contributes to the degradation of organic matters to methane.

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