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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.7 P.1126-1140


Sources of sulfide in waste streams and current biotechnologies for its removal

Author(s):  MAHMOOD Qaisar, ZHENG Ping, CAI Jing, HAYAT Yousaf, HASSAN Muhammad Jaffar, WU Dong-lei, HU Bao-lan

Affiliation(s):  Department of Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   qaisar1996@yahoo.com, blhu@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Hydrogen sulfide, Sulfide utilizing microbes, Nitrogen and sulfur metabolism, Biotechnologies for sulfide removal

MAHMOOD Qaisar, ZHENG Ping, CAI Jing, HAYAT Yousaf, HASSAN Muhammad Jaffar, WU Dong-lei, HU Bao-lan. Sources of sulfide in waste streams and current biotechnologies for its removal[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(7): 1126-1140.

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Sulfide-containing waste streams are generated by a number of industries. It is emitted into the environment as dissolved sulfide (S2− and HS) in wastewaters and as H2S in waste gases. Due to its corrosive nature, biological hydrogen sulfide removal processes are being investigated to overcome the chemical and disposal costs associated with existing chemically based removal processes. The nitrogen and sulfur metabolism interacts at various levels of the wastewater treatment process. Hence, the sulfur cycle offers possibilities to integrate nitrogen removal in the treatment process, which needs to be further optimized by appropriate design of the reactor configuration, optimization of performance parameters, retention of biomass and optimization of biomass growth. The present paper reviews the biotechnological advances to remove sulfides from various environments.

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