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Table 2 Phosphorus removal and recovery (n = 3; mean ± standard error)

From: Increasing phosphorus recovery from dewatering centrate in microbial electrolysis cells

Experiment Number of SSM cathode Phosphorus in feed (mM) Phosphorus in effluent (mM) Removal (%) Recovery as struvite (%)
Set A 1 piece 0.43 ± 0.03 0.13 ± 0.01 69.7 ± 0.8 54.0
3 pieces 0.13 ± 0.01 70.6 ± 0.5 55.6
5 pieces 0.13 ± 0.01 69.3 ± 0.5 68.2
Set B 1 piece 1.28 ± 0.09 0.23 ± 0.01 82.4 ± 0.2 10.3
3 pieces 0.26 ± 0.04 80.0 ± 2.8 15.7
5 pieces 0.20 ± 0.03 84.7 ± 1.1 26.8
Set C 1 piece 1.36 0.18 87.0 6.8
2.63 0.37 86.0 6.1
3.26 0.70 78.6 22.5