The characteristics of two major bacterial populations, phosphate accumulating organisms and “G bacterium”, in the anaerobic–aerobic biological phosphate removal process are discussed with an emphasis on their metabolic functions. It is theoretically indicated that the system of the oxidation-reduction balance in the cell enables the anaerobic uptake of organic substrates and that this system is essential for the microorganisms to survive in anaerobic–aerobic processes.
Research Article|April 01 1994
Metabolisms of Different Bacterial Populations in Enhanced Biological Phosphate Removal Processes
Water Sci Technol (1994) 29 (7): 67-70.
T. Mino, H. Satoh, T. Matsuo; Metabolisms of Different Bacterial Populations in Enhanced Biological Phosphate Removal Processes. Water Sci Technol 1 April 1994; 29 (7): 67–70. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.1994.0309
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