Kinetic study of carbazole degradation by free and immobilized Thalassospira profundimaris

Sustainable Engineering and Innovation

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Title Kinetic study of carbazole degradation by free and immobilized Thalassospira profundimaris
 
Creator Othman, Putera Nik Aiman Mustaqim
Inayatullah, Othman
 
Description Carbazole, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH), is a hazardous compound and a pollutant that can mainly be found in the petroleum industry. This pollutant can be treated in many ways and one of it is known as bioremediation. A method of using degrading-cell-organism, Thalassospira profundimaris, that is able to consume the pollutant as its food source and produce metabolite, harmless substance in exchange, splits into two ways which are using the cell as free cell and the other is using it as immobilized cell. There are many factors that are affecting the performance of the cell degradation. In this study, initial concentration of carbazole and agitation speed parameters have been tested and kinetic models built based on the results of this study. This study found that in term of initial concentration of carbazole, the performance of degradation cell is better on immobilized cell but not so significant based on kinetic models built. However, addition of good mixing quality enhanced the degradation performance significantly when the agitation speed is in range of 100 revolution per minute (rpm) and below.
 
Publisher Research and Development Academy
 
Date 2021-01-20
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://sei.ardascience.com/index.php/journal/article/view/129
10.37868/sei.v3i1.129
 
Source Sustainable Engineering and Innovation; Vol. 3 No. 1 (2021); 29-37
2712-0562
10.37868/sei.v3i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://sei.ardascience.com/index.php/journal/article/view/129/109
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Putera Nik Aiman Mustaqim Othman, Othman Inayatullah
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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