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Bioremediation of Eutrophicated Water by Acinetobacter Calcoaceticus

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Removal of phosphorus and nitrogen from eutrophicated water was carried out by in situ bioremediation. With the addition of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, 65.0% ± 4.0% of total phosphorus (TP), 37.0% ± 4.0% of total nitrogen (TN), 75.0% ± 7.0% nitrite (NO2 –N), and 87.0% ± 4.0% of ammonia (NH4 +–N) were removed. Furthermore, chlorophyll a removal in the inoculated treatments reached 83.7% ± 1.5%, and algae in the water was basically controlled.

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This work was supported by Ecological Research Program of Beijing, China (Fund number: XK10019440) and Urban Agricultural Subject Program of Beijing, China (Fund number: XK100190553). Special thanks are due to the reviewers for their valuable comments on the manuscript.

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Wang, L., Li, J. & Kang, W. Bioremediation of Eutrophicated Water by Acinetobacter Calcoaceticus . Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 78, 527–530 (2007).

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  • Acinetobacter calcoaceticus
  • Bioremediation
  • Biodegradation
  • Eutrophication