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Table 1 Reduction in concentrations of NH4, NO3, PO4 and Se in SeSW after treatment with Biofilm #52

From: Applications of microalgal biofilms for wastewater treatment and bioenergy production

Final biomass gDW/L NH4 uptake PO4 uptake NO3 uptake Se uptake
NH4, mg/L, final conc NH4 uptake, % NH4 uptake rate, mg/L-day NH4 uptake, mg/gDW-day \( {\text{PO}}_{{4^{- } }}\text{P}\), mg/L, final conc PO4-P uptake,  % PO4-P uptake rate, mg/L-day \( {\text{PO}}_{{4^{ - } }}\text{P}\) uptake, mg/gDW-day \( {\text{NO}}_{{3^{ - } }}\text{N}\), mg/L, final conc \( {\text{NO}}_{{3^{ - } }}\text{N}\) uptake,  % \({\text{NO}}_{{3^{ - } }}\text{N}\) uptake rate, mg/L-day \({\text{NO}}_{{3^{ - } }}\text{N}\) uptake, mg/gDW-day Se, µg/L, final conc Se uptake, % Se uptake rate, mg/L-day Se uptake, mg/gDW-day
2.5 ± 0.1 44.5 ± 8.2 24.0 ± 8.9 4.7 ± 0.8 1.9 ± 0.1 999.56 ± 78.6 17.1 ± 4.9 68.8 ± 9.0 27.5 ± 5.3 11.9 ± 0.4 25.5 ± 3.8 1.4 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 403.7 ± 45.4 38.0 ± 8.2 83.6 ± 30.3 33.3 ± 7.8