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Table 2 Comparison of stoichiometric and kinetic values of the anaerobic conversions determined in this study and previous studies with enriched PAO and GAO cultures

From: Prevalence of ‘Candidatus Accumulibacter phosphatis’ type II under phosphate limiting conditions

References Sequencing batch reactor (SBR)
Batch reactor (BR),
Organisms PAO II, PAO I, PAO, GAO SRT
(days)
HRT
(h)
pH Influent [Ca2+]
(mg l−1)
VSS/ TSS
(mg mg−1)
PHV/PHB
(C-mol C-mol−1)
PHV/HAc
(C-mol C-mol−1)
PHB/HAc
(C-mol C-mol−1)
P/HAc
(P-mol C-mol−1)
Gly/HAc
(C-mol C-mol−1)
\({\text{q}}_{{{\text{SA}},{\text{ana}}}}^{\text{MAX}}\)
C-mol (C-mol h)−1
This study SBR PAO II and GAO 8 12 7 ± 0.1 3.8 0.96 0.37 0.54 1.45 0.03 1.28 0.14
Zeng et al. (2003) SBR GAO 6.6 8 7 ± 0.1 6.8 0.97 0.38 0.52 1.39 NA 1.20 0.16–0.18
Lopez-Vazquez et al. (2007) SBR GAO 10 12 7 ± 0.1 3.8 0.9 0.34 0.69 1.28 0.01 1.20 0.20
Welles et al. (2015) SBR PAO II 8 12 7 ± 0.05 3.8 0.75 0.19 0.23 1.24 0.22 0.96 0.15
BR PAO II NA NA 7 ± 0.1 3.8 0.93 0.27 0.32 1.19 0.01 0.98 0.08
SBR PAO I 8 12 7 ± 0.1 3.8 0.58 0.07 0.09 1.27 0.64 0.29 0.18
BR PAO I NA NA 7 ± 0.1 3.8 0.95 0.33 0.37 1.09 0.02 1.28 0.02
Zhou et al. (2008) SBR PAO 8 24 7.0–8.0 1.3 0.6 0.06 0.07 1.18 0.62 0.46 NA
BR PAO NA NA 7.5 ± 0.01 1.3 NA 0.37 0.46 1.24 0.06 1.03 0.07
Acevedo et al. (2012) SBR PAO I 8 12 7.0–8.9 10 0.45 0.04 0.05 1.31 0.7 0.38 NA
SBR PAO I, II 8 12 7.0–8.9 10 0.92 0.16 0.28 1.74 0.08 1.08 NA
Tian et al. (2013) SBR PAO I 16 12 7 ± 0.1 3.8 NA 0.1 0.13 1.31 0.56 0.55 NA
Welles et al. 2014 SBR GAO 8 12 7.0 3.8 0.97 NA NA NA 0.012 1.2 0.15
Filipe et al. (2001) SBR ?b 7 12 6.8–7.1 3.8 NA 0.31 0.38 1.26 NA 0.83 0.24
Sudiana et al. (1999) Reactor ALa SBR ?c NA NA 6.8–7.2 NA NA 0.24 0.4 1.7 0.02 1.30 0.06–0.08
Liu et al. (1997) a SBR ? 8 6 7 ± 0.1 7.6 NA NA NA NA 0.02 1.37 0.04
Schuler and Jenkins (2003) a SBR ? 4 12 7.15–7.25 16 NA NA NA NA 0.11 1.19 0.03
  1. \({\text{q}}_{{{\text{SA}},{\text{ana}}}}^{\text{MAX}}\) specific maximum anaerobic HAc-uptake rate
  2. NA not applicable
  3. aCalculated assuming that the VSS fully comprised of active biomass
  4. bDGGE banding patterns indicated that 75 % of the population belonged to γ-proteobacteria, while with FISH analysis, using specific probes developed to target the dominant γ-proteobacteria in the DGGE banding pattern, showed that 35 % of the population stained positive for these γ-proteobacteria
  5. cFISH analysis revealed that β-proteobacteria were dominant, comprising about one-third of the sludge