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Table 2 Biomass and EPS content during the operating days

From: Structure and predictive functional profiling of microbial communities in two biotrickling filters treated with continuous/discontinuous waste gases

Content (μg/g-dry packings) Time (day) BTF1 BTF2
Upper Bottom Upper Bottom
Proteins 15 44.63 ± 4.43 57.11 ± 2.00 37.39 ± 3.32 25.62 ± 2.16
30 34.38 ± 2.71 61.58 ± 6.78 13.07 ± 5.79 6.92 ± 0.66
60 54.78 ± 1.38 85.07 ± 2.98 3.99 ± 3.10 1.75 ± 0.30
75 53.80 ± 1.81 61.69 ± 1.27 31.74 ± 1.07 28.34 ± 2.01
90 185.08 ± 8.91 115.54 ± 5.40 78.47 ± 2.00 98.67 ± 3.92
Extracellular proteins 15 11.21 ± 0.69 28.18 ± 1.58 2.68 ± 0.25 0.44 ± 0.09
30 5.72 ± 0.58 2.81 ± 0.26 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00
60 16.99 ± 2.26 22.45 ± 1.51 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00
75 15.43 ± 0.67 19.58 ± 0.29 1.21 ± 0.21 2.72 ± 0.56
90 29.43 ± 0.50 18.46 ± 0.79 0.00 ± 0.00 3.38 ± 0.09
Exopolysaccharides 15 0.35 ± 0.07 3.20 ± 0.17 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00
30 5.63 ± 1.19 19.45 ± 1.3 0.77 ± 0.39 0.00 ± 0.00
60 14.69 ± 0.47 23.22 ± 1.25 1.19 ± 0.34 0.43 ± 0.11
75 9.35 ± 0.29 13.74 ± 0.32 1.63 ± 0.18 3.29 ± 0.26
90 8.33 ± 0.48 11.52 ± 1.20 0.00 ± 0.00 27.27 ± 1.30
EPS 15 11.56 ± 0.63 31.39 ± 1.74 2.68 ± 0.25 0.44 ± 0.09
30 11.35 ± 1.06 22.26 ± 1.54 0.77 ± 0.39 0.00 ± 0.00
60 31.67 ± 2.04 45.66 ± 2.71 1.19 ± 0.34 0.43 ± 0.11
75 24.78 ± 0.87 33.32 ± 0.59 2.84 ± 0.05 6.01 ± 0.72
90 37.76 ± 0.43 29.98±1.88 0.00 ± 0.00 30.65 ± 1.36