TITLE

Characterization of bioflocculant MBF3-3 produced by an isolated Bacillus  sp

AUTHOR(S)
Daolun Feng; Shihong Xu
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology;Sep2008, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p1627
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summary  The characteristics of bioflocculant MBF3-3 produced by Bacillus sp. BF3-3 were investigated here. MBF3-3 showed excellent flocculating activity on real and synthetic wastewaters, and consumed a much lower dosage than that of the widely used polyaluminum chloride (PAC) when flocculating brewery wastewater. Except Fe3+, metal ions, including Al3+, Mg2+, Ca2+, K+ and Na+, can stimulate the flocculating activity of MBF3-3 obviously, and the stimulating effects increased in the order: monovalent 
ACCESSION #
33329442

 

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