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Found Anaerobic 26 times.

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1. Acetoclastic bacteria
Bacteria that use only acetic acid and produce methane during anaerobic fermentation.

2. Acetone-butanol fermentation
The formation of acetone and butanol through the anaerobic fermentation of glucose by Clostridium acetobutylicum. However, most industrial plants make acetone and butanol through synthetic processes that use petrochemicals.

3. Activated sludge process
A method of treating sewage and wastewater through microbial oxidation. Sewage previously treated in settling tanks is aerated to encourage the growth of nonpathogenic aerobic microorganisms ( bacteria , yeast s, molds and protozoans) which break the organic matter down into carbon dioxide, water, and simple salts. After this activated sludge is produced, the wastewater undergoes further processing through anaerobic digestion, filtering, and chlorination.

4. Anaerobic
Relating to a process that occurs with little or no oxygen present.

5. Anaerobic digester (anaerobic bioreactor)
This is a bioreactor for anaerobically digesting sewage-laced wastewater. In it, anaerobic bacteria produce a mix of methane and carbon dioxide; as much as 90% of the chemical energy in the wastewater can be converted to methane, which is typically exhausted continuously and collected for use as a fuel or for a reagent for other industrial chemical reactions.

6. Anaerobic respiration
Respiration under anaerobic conditions. The terminal electron acceptor , instead of oxygen in the case of regular respiration, can be: CO2, Fe2+, fumarate, nitrate, nitrite, nitrous oxide, sulphur, sulphate, etc. Note that anaerobic respiration still uses the electron transport chain to dump the electron while fermentation does not.

7. Anaerobic
Refers to organisms that are not dependent on oxygen for respiration .

8. Anaerobiosis
* Life in the absence of air or free oxygen. * anaerobic respiration, respiration occurring in the absence of oxygen.

9. Anoxic culture
A culture of anaerobic microbes which use inorganic substances other than oxygen as their terminal electron acceptor s.

10. Anoxic reactor
A bioreactor which is used to treat wastewater that utterly lacks dissolved oxygen; in it, faculatively anaerobic microbes are able to oxidize the sewage because they use nitrate ion s as their oxygen source.

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