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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 395–400 | Cite as

Efficiency of immobilized hyperconcentrated algae for ammonium and orthophosphate removal from wastewaters

  • P. Chevalier
  • J. de la Noüe
Article

Summary

Hyperconcentrated microalgae cultures (up to 3,29 g dry weight/L) were immobilized in kappa-carrageenan beads. It appears that entrapped algae are able to remove efficiently nitrogen and phosphorus from urban secondary effluent and then perform a tertiary wastewater treatment.

Keywords

Nitrogen Orthophosphate Ammonium Wastewater Phosphorus 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Chevalier
    • 1
  • J. de la Noüe
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre de recherche en nutritionUniversité LavalCanada
  2. 2.Départment de biologieUniversité LavalCanada

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